Environmental Health Technician

Blaenau Gwent
£30,984 - £34,373
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Title: Environmental Health Technician

Location: Agile

Directorate: Regeneration & Community Services

Position No: BG00732

Salary: Grade 7 (£30,984 - £34,373 per annum – pay award pending)

Hours: 37 hours

Contract: Permanent

Job Summary

To deliver customer focussed, proactive and reactive services relating to pollution control and public health functions in accordance with statutory requirements and powers to improve the lives of the residents of Blaenau Gwent.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Public Protection Service for an enthusiastic individual to join the Housing Standards and Pollution Team. The team deals with a broad range of Private Sector Housing, Statutory Nuisance, Air Quality and Environmental Protection/Public Health service requests. Working as part of a busy team you will need to have a flexible approach to service delivery to meet your personal objectives and the performance standards of the wider team. Your role will, in the main, be to respond to service requests from local constituents concerned about public health issues emanating from accumulations of waste, noxious matter, drainage problems, overgrown land, securing open premises and preventing the recurrence of rodent/pest related infestations (working closely with the Council’s Pest Control contractor); providing advice and assistance and undertaking enforcement action and arranging works in default in accordance the Council’s enforcement policy.

You will require excellent verbal and written communication skills, good time management and enjoy being part of a busy team. ICT equipment is provided to allow for agile and flexible working for a combination of office and home working. Access to a vehicle is essential and the position carries and approved car user allowance. Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is committed to supporting a good work life balance and offers a flexi-time scheme and up to 30 days’ annual leave as well as bank holidays. If you think you have the skills and drive to contribute and compliment the service, then this may be the opportunity for you.

Closing Date: Thursday 19th May 2022 – midnight

Interview Date: TBC


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