Regulatory Services Officer x 2 (full-time and part-time)

Expiring today

Location
Essex
Salary
£37,849 - £43,662 (pro rata)
Posted
09 Sep 2020
Closes
22 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Permanent

Regulatory Services Officer

£37,849 - £43,662

Permanent

Your new organisation
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre. This diverse and busy town has a great seafront, public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links, accessible via two train lines from Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street. It offers traditional seaside living that makes it a fantastic place to live and work.

The Council delivers a wide range of vital services at the heart of the community, as well as investing in exciting and ambitious projects that keep Southend-on-Sea firmly on the map. The Council has high expectations for the future and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for what the Borough will be like by 2050.

Your new role

The Council have a rare opportunity for a Regulatory Services Officer to join the Regulatory Services team in a permanent full-time role; this team offers flexible working patterns, a friendly and enthusiastic team environment and a varied work portfolio. As a Regulatory Services Officer, you will act as a source of advice and guidance in relation to Regulatory Services and related matters, including advice and guidance to the public, businesses and other members of staff. You will attend formal hearings of the Council as well as prosecution and appeal hearings before the Courts as required. The role will also require you to operate and record work carried out on departmental systems, contribute to developing and maintaining effective relationships with partners and other external bodies and support the development of a policy framework and enforcement protocols for key activities within Regulatory Services.

As a Regulatory Services Officer you will be investigating complaints, responding to planning applications and enquiries, and visiting premises within the Borough as required.   The role is a specialist for environmental protection within Regulatory Services, where you will be responsible for managing your own case load and supervising other staff members where necessary.  You will undertake a range of complex inspection and enforcement activities, which may require working evenings and weekends where required.

You will provide specialist advice and support to colleagues across the Council and to members of the public on food safety and in delivering the Council’s 2050 vision.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this position, you need to have a professional qualification in Environmental Health and/or Diploma in Acoustics / Environmental Protection, be a registered member of a relevant professional body and be able to evidence your CPD (Continuous Professional Development).

A solid knowledge of environmental protection legislation, investigation procedures and national, regional and local policies regarding regulatory service issues is a must. Experience of developing and delivery services within a policy framework is also essential. The successful candidate will have previous experience in working within a multi-disciplinary team and have practical and technical knowledge and skills relating to environmental protection.  Candidates will also be considered if they are in the earlier stages of their career and are still working towards their professional qualification, with a view to becoming a fully qualified Regulatory Services Officer in environmental protection, but this will be considered on individual basis.

What you'll get in return
When you join the council you can enjoy a range of benefits including: - flexible working, salary and pension scheme, 23 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) and employee schemes. A full list of benefits provided by Southend Borough Council can be viewed on the "Why Work For Us?" tab.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position with Southend-On-Sea Borough Council, please contact us on 01702352452 for a confidential discussion on your career.

“Please note: Applications for this vacancy may close prior to the date advertised above. This will be dependent on the volume of applications received.”

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.

https://southend-borough-council.job-essentials.com/job-opportunities/job-details/?nPostingId=2728&nPostingTargetId=12188&id=PRPFK026203F3VBQB686GQWI8&LG=UK&mask=southendext

Regulatory Services Officer (Part time)

£37,849 - £43,662 (pro rata)

Permanent

Your new organisation
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre. This diverse and busy town has a great seafront, public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links, accessible via two train lines from Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street. It offers traditional seaside living that makes it a fantastic place to live and work.

The Council delivers a wide range of vital services at the heart of the community, as well as investing in exciting and ambitious projects that keep Southend-on-Sea firmly on the map. The Council has high expectations for the future and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for what the Borough will be like by 2050.

Your new role

The Council have a rare opportunity for a Regulatory Services Officer to join the Regulatory Services team in a permanent part-time role (22 hours); this team offers flexible working patterns, a friendly and enthusiastic team environment and a varied work portfolio. As a Regulatory Services Officer, you will act as a source of advice and guidance in relation to Regulatory Services and related matters, including advice and guidance to the public, businesses and other members of staff. You will attend formal hearings of the Council as well as prosecution and appeal hearings before the Courts as required. The role will also require you to operate and record work carried out on departmental systems, contribute to developing and maintaining effective relationships with partners and other external bodies and support the development of a policy framework and enforcement protocols for key activities within Regulatory Services.

As a Regulatory Services Officer you will be investigating complaints, responding to planning applications and enquiries, and visiting premises within the Borough as required.   The role is a specialist for environmental protection within Regulatory Services, where you will be responsible for managing your own case load and supervising other staff members where necessary.  You will undertake a range of complex inspection and enforcement activities, which may require working evenings and weekends where required.

You will provide specialist advice and support to colleagues across the Council and to members of the public on food safety and in delivering the Council’s 2050 vision.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this position, you need to have a professional qualification in Environmental Health and/or Diploma in Acoustics / Environmental Protection, be a registered member of a relevant professional body and be able to evidence your CPD (Continuous Professional Development).

A solid knowledge of environmental protection legislation, investigation procedures and national, regional and local policies regarding regulatory service issues is a must. Experience of developing and delivery services within a policy framework is also essential. The successful candidate will have previous experience in working within a multi-disciplinary team and have practical and technical knowledge and skills relating to environmental protection.  Candidates will also be considered if they are in the earlier stages of their career and are still working towards their professional qualification, with a view to becoming a fully qualified Regulatory Services Officer in environmental protection, but this will be considered on individual basis.

What you'll get in return
When you join the council you can enjoy a range of benefits including: - flexible working, salary and pension scheme, 23 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) and employee schemes. A full list of benefits provided by Southend Borough Council can be viewed on the "Why Work For Us?" tab.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position with Southend-On-Sea Borough Council, please contact us on 01702352452 for a confidential discussion on your career.

“Please note: Applications for this vacancy may close prior to the date advertised above. This will be dependent on the volume of applications received.”

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.

https://southend-borough-council.job-essentials.com/job-opportunities/job-details/?nPostingId=2729&nPostingTargetId=12187&id=PRPFK026203F3VBQB686GQWI8&LG=UK&mask=southendext

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