Team Leader Environmental Protection
£33,782 to £38,890
Benefits include a local government pension scheme with 17.4% employer contribution and a flexible and agile working scheme.
South Holland District Council is a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial and innovative authority. We continue to strive for excellence and deliver great value for money for our residents while making the most of the huge opportunities for economic growth in our district.
Valuing the differences between people and understanding the positive benefits for our Council of employing a diverse range of talented people is crucial. South Holland District Council is always looking out for talented people with the skills to help deliver our services and continue to help make our Council a success.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Protection Team Leader to join our team.
You will manage a small but busy Environmental Protection Team, incorporating nuisance, environmental permitting, air quality management, contaminated land, and the dog warden services. The Environmental Protection Team is part of the wider Public Protection Service, which also includes the food safety, health & safety and licensing functions.
As the Environmental Protection Team Leader, you will be an effective communicator with good interpersonal skills. With the ability to supervise a team of professional officers, you will have good investigative, decision making and problem-solving skills. It is essential that you can manage your time effectively and work well as part of a team.
You will need recent experience of working in Environmental Protection with a specialist working knowledge in one or more disciplines such as contaminated land or air quality. You will have a good understanding of local government and the wider context of Environmental Health as well as a sound up to date knowledge of principles of law and administration relating to Environmental Protection.
We offer a wide range of family friendly policies designed to support you balance your work and home life and deal with your personal responsibilities and support you in times of difficulty. We also offer excellent terms and conditions of employment including a Local Government pension scheme.
- 24 days leave increasing to 28 days after 5 years service plus bank holidays
- Holiday purchase scheme
- Car mileage allowance
- Excellent training opportunities
- Flexible and agile working scheme
- Employee Assist (24 hours access to Counselling & Legal Advice Service)
- Staff forum
If you are interested in having a confidential conversation about the role, please Richard Boole on 01775 764667 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Every interview will be conducted on a competency basis, structured around the relevant behaviours as documented in our People Plan [196.6KB] (opens new window) and requirements of the roles for which you apply.
SHDC reserve the right to change the closing date, depending on application numbers. Interviews will be arranged when suitable candidates apply which may be prior to the closing date.