Officer/Senior Officer Environmental Protection

Bath & North East Somerset Council
£28,226 - £34,373
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

Officer/Senior Officer Environmental Protection

Ref: 22CORP59004B

Service Area: Environmental Protection

Salary: Grade 7-8 Career Grade (£28,226 - £34,373)

Hours: 37 per week (also interested to hear from officers who prefer a part time contract)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Civic Centre, Keynsham

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and energetic professional to join our busy Environmental Protection Team. You will have a degree or masters in Environmental Health and this is a post you can apply for whether you are a recent graduate or have a few years environmental health experience and are looking for a new career opportunity.

We are a progressive and professional team of officers who work tirelessly to improve people’s lives. The officer will work as part of the team to deal with the full range of environmental protection work that you would expect to find in a unitary authority including statutory nuisance investigations, commenting on licensing and planning consultations, community protection and dealing with unauthorised encampments.

This position allows you flexibility with the ability to work from home, from the office for meetings and discussions as well as being out and about, working on the job. This role will require to work from time to time in the evenings, weekends and at public holidays for the Council to provide a comprehensive service.

You will be an excellent communicator and negotiator with a natural empathy in dealing with all kinds of people. Being IT literate, you will have the ability to work independently and to deadlines, as well as having a working knowledge of Environmental Protection legislation. Above all, you will display the essential attitude to get things done.

Our district offers you a great place to live and work, having a stunning blend of countryside, villages, and towns as well as Bath of course, the World Heritage Site.

Your main place of work will be the award-winning, modern Civic Centre in Keynsham, halfway between Bath and Bristol, easily accessible via car or public transport, with a train station 5 minutes’ walk away.

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved, please contact Aled Williams, Environmental Protection Manager on 07708943026 during business hours.

Closing date: 24 June 2022.

Interview date: W/C 4 July 2022.

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