Senior Environmental Health Officer

Location
West Sussex
Salary
£32,029 - £35,934 + market supplement of £3,500) + essential car user allowance (£1,239) + mileage.
Posted
22 Aug 2020
Closes
18 Sep 2020
Ref
EHP/085
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Post Title:                   Senior Environmental Health Officer

Post Number:            EHP/085

Grade:                        F

Salary Points:           F1 – F3 (£32,029 to £35,934 plus market supplement of £3,500) plus essential car user allowance (£1,239 per annum) plus mileage.

Other benefits:          Relocation package, flexi system and ability to work from the most appropriate location, including home, reduced gym membership, cycle to work scheme, free city centre parking, professional subscription

Directorate:                Planning and Environment

Section:                     Environmental Protection

Normal Location:      East Pallant House, 1 East Pallant, Chichester PO19 1TY

Contract Type:          Permanent

The Job

The successful applicant will join a small, professional and hardworking team who support each other in delivering the team’s environmental protection functions to protect the health and well-being of the public, animals and environment.

The role covers extensive and varied subject matter and offers the chance for the successful candidate to utilise their wide range of skills and experience, to manage their own workload, as well as that of a technician. They will also have the opportunity to develop noise, animal welfare, PPC and fly tipping specialisms.

We offer a structured and competitive benefits package with relocation and housing subsidy for qualifying candidates.  The office is located in the beautiful cathedral city of Chichester and much of the district is covered by areas of outstanding national beauty or the South Down National Park.

Whilst the post holder will primarily be enforcing legislation relevant to Environmental Protection, there will be a requirement on occasion to carry out emergency planning and other Environmental Health functions commensurate with their qualifications and experience.

Applicants must have a qualification in Environmental Health and be EHRB registered and hold a Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control.

Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health or similar professional body is essential.

The Person

The successful applicant will be self-motivated with a “can do” approach.  Have good interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships with individuals and teams to generate ideas, solve problems, produce solutions and improve inter-disciplinary understanding and cooperation to achieve desired goals.

They will also have the ability to use their initiative, progress work in a timely manner and demonstrate high standards of professional practice and behaviour to promote the reputation of the team and the profession.

Closing date: 11th September 2020

For more information, please contact Simon Ballard, Environmental Protection Manager, Environmental Protection on 01243 534694

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