Public Protection Officer (Environmental Health – Pollution Control)
Salary: Grade 9 - £32,798 - £36,371 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week - Permanent
Closing Date: 15th August 2022
Senior Technical Officer (Environmental Health – Pollution Control)
Salary: Grade 8 - £30,095 - £32,798 per annum
Hours: 37 per week - Permanent
Closing Date: 15th August 2022
This is a unique and rare opportunity to join a busy, professional and high performing Public Protection Department. Denbighshire boasts stunning coastline, rich heritage, quaint rural towns within an area of outstanding natural beauty.
We are looking to fill 2 positions in our Housing & Pollution Team., a fully qualified Environmental Health Officer post and the other an experienced Senior Technical Officer. Applicants will be expected to have previous experience of working in the fields of Pollution & Public Health and the work across the team will be both interesting and varied including the following areas: statutory nuisance & complaint investigations, air quality management (including environmental permitting), private water supplies, and other public health work.
Ideally we are looking to recruit one of the candidates with a specialism in acoustics to provide technical advice on planning & licensing consultations and more complex noise investigations, but if you don’t already have this, but meet the course entry criteria we will consider sponsorship onto the Institute of Acoustics Diploma Course.
We want the right people to join our busy Public Protection team and make a real difference to the lives of our residents and visitors. You will need to be enthusiastic, motivated and diligent. You will have excellent communication & interpersonal skills, be a great team player and have the willingness and ability to initiate formal enforcement action where necessary.
We have numerous work-life balance policies in place, including flexible working, home working options, enhanced parental policies, a fantastic pension scheme, and our Employee Assistance Programme. All staff are entitled to enhanced annual leave allowances, with the opportunity to purchase more, and we support applications for career breaks and secondments. We also operate childcare voucher, cycle to work, and car salary sacrifice schemes, and a Give as your Earn scheme.
Our employees can also access a variety of additional benefits, including discounted gym membership, learning and development opportunities, discounts at hundreds of national retailers, and much more. The Council is also committed to support your continued professional development and also your CIEH Professional Fees will be reimbursed.
This appointment is subject to the provision of satisfactory references.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of the posts, please call Andrew Lord on: 01824 706087.
Candidates must complete our application form to be considered. We regret that we are unable to reply to all applications. If you have not received a reply within three weeks of the closing date, you must assume that you have not been short listed for interview.
Denbighshire County Council is committed to Equal Opportunities and its Welsh Language Standards. We welcome applications in the Welsh Language and application forms received in the Welsh Language will not be treated less favourably than an application form submitted in English.