Residential Services Officer- Environmental Protection

London Borough of Bexley
£28,794 – £32,913
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

Residential Services Officer- Environmental Protection

Management Grouping: Place      

Department: Environmental Protection              

Contract: Permanent / 36 per week                    

Location base: Bexleyheath          

Salary: £28,794 – £32,913 per annum

Closing Date: 7th December 2021

Job reference: PL00000291

We are looking for a skilled officer who are competent, enthusiastic and highly motivated to fill the above post within our Environmental Protection Team.

Your duties will include investigation and response to complaints in relation to allegations of statutory nuisance, assess and approve s.61 applications, permitting and responding licensing consultations.

You must have working knowledge and understanding of the nuisance provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, knowledge of Licensing legislation and have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

Applications from graduates or newly qualified officers will be considered assuming the minimum essential criteria on the person specification can be met.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jon Fox Team Leader (Environmental Protection), on 0203 045 5650.

What we offer:

  • An excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices
  • Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay (Scheme under review)
  • 25 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Reimbursement of Social Work England subscription (Qualified Social Workers only)
  • MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.

View more about our employment deal here.

About us:

Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites

Your Application:

  • Closing Date for your application: 07/12/2021
  • CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.
  • Anticipated Interview date: week commencing 15/12/2021, 16/12/2021 and 17/12/2021

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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