Environmental Health Officer/Senior EHO

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West Yorkshire
Grade 8 - 9. Grade 8 £28,672 - £31,346. Grade 9 £32,234 - £34,728
03 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer/Senior EHO

Grade 8 - 9. Grade 8 £28,672 - £31,346. Grade 9 £32,234 - £34,728

37 hours


The Officer will take the lead for effective investigation and resolution of noise jobs, other statutory nuisance and public health complaints in the Wakefield district.  They will decide the most fitting actions to look into and resolve customer enquiries working within our procedures and within a supportive environment.  Their excellent communication skills will help them support evidence gathering with customers and giving bad news if we cannot help after a reasonable investigation.  They will resolve most complaints informally, but will use formal action when needed.

We are looking for someone with excellent customer care as training and support will be given.

The successful applicant will need to show the Council’s core values Ambition, Integrity, Caring and Respect for all.  Our values help shape what we do for each other, our residents and businesses in Wakefield.  These are the values we look for in candidates also a willingness to learn and develop in your new role to support our busy service.

We offer flexible working across 37 hours full time, be home based with a desk and all equipment provided or work from our modern office Wakefield One next to Westgate Train station or a bit of both.  Visit residents and businesses from home or the office it’s your choice.  We will also consider job share applications for 18.5 hours per week.

Please contact Frances Woffenden Community Protection Team Manager 07810 152583 if you have any questions and are interested in working in our supportive team.

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

Closing date: 18/6/21


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