Specialist Lead (Environmental Protection)

£32,234 to £34,728
29 Sep 2020
02 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Specialist Lead (Environmental Protection)

Salary £32,234 to £34,728 per annum (Grade H)

Full Time – 37 hours per week

Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP

We are seeking to appoint a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner to work in our busy Public Health team.  The role will deliver the statutory Environmental Health and related functions of the Council through the inspection, investigation and resolution of issues that are the responsibility of the Public Health and Regulatory Service.

The focus of the role is to implement all the recognised statutory duties connected with Environmental Protection, Pollution Control, Statutory Nuisances, Pest Control, and Drainage. As well as being a statutory consultee for other related areas including Licensing and Planning, the role also involves proactive activities around air quality.

Committed to putting our customers first and providing high quality services, we are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated team player who is prepared to face a variety of challenges and wants to make a difference by improving the health & wellbeing of the community.

You will need to have detailed knowledge on environmental protection and statutory nuisance, as well as experience in enforcement and undertaking noise assessments.

You will have the opportunity to develop professionally and gain experience in a wide range of duties. Training will also be provided where necessary to ensure you maintain your competency and help you develop your professional role.

The post requires a fully qualified Environmental Health Practitioner/Officer, although those EHOs anticipating EHRB registration in the near future are also welcome to apply for the post. You should have knowledge of current legislation relating to environmental health and good communication skills together with the associated enthusiasm and commitment to fulfil the requirements of the post applied for.

For an informal discussion about the post, contact Tanya Wenham, Team Leader - Community Team on 07703 404230  

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

Visit our website at: https://www.middevon.gov.uk/your-council/jobs/current-vacancies/es16-specialist-lead-environmental-protection/  for full application details, or alternatively for an application pack, please contact:

Human Resources, Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP

Tel: (01884) 234331 – out of hours answerphone service

E-Mail: Opportunities@middevon.gov.uk


PROPOSED DATE FOR INTERVIEW: w/c 9th November 2020



Committed to Equality of Opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the community