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Senior Environmental Health Officer (Environmental Protection)

West Lancashire Borough Council
£33,486 - £36,371 pending pay award
Closing date
16 Oct 2022

Senior Environmental Health Officer (Environmental Protection)

Designated Workplace:  Robert Hodge Centre, Skelmersdale, WN8 8EE

Designated Workstyle:  Flexible Office Based Worker

Salary:  £33,486 to £36,371 per annum

Post Type:  Full Time

Tenure:  Permanent

Reference:  HR-0094-22

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Environmental Protection specialist to join our Environmental Health Team!

West Lancashire Borough Council is situated at the southern edge of Lancashire bordering Greater Manchester and Merseyside and is well connected to the motorway network. The area is geographically diverse, including the new town of Skelmersdale, the market town of Ormskirk, thriving industrial areas, rich farmland, and picturesque villages.  

The role will primarily involve a range of Environmental Protection work including Planning and Licensing consultations, commercial and residential nuisance investigations, contaminated land, pollution permitting and air quality. However, there will also be the opportunity to become involved in private sector housing and emergency planning work. The post holder will need to be an experienced and EHORB registered Environmental Health Officer.

The Council is supportive of flexible working arrangements and the role attracts essential car user status.

What can we offer in return? We pride ourselves on our friendliness and being a good employer with a range of benefits and employment terms and conditions to suit you.  A competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement, the opportunity for hybrid working, Local Government Pension Scheme, work life balance policies, and support for your personal development are just some of the benefits we offer.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Carol Pollitt on or 01695 583250.

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