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Principal Environmental Health Officer

Employer
Southampton City Council
Location
Hampshire
Salary
£40,578 - £44,624
Closing date
26 Oct 2022
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Principal Environmental Health Officer

Reference : 13442

Job Type : Permanent

Job Hours : Full-time

Industry : Public Sector

Location : South East England Hampshire

Salary : £40,578 - £44,624 per year + Benefits

Are you a qualified and experienced environmental health practitioner looking to develop your career?

We have an exciting opportunity for a principal environmental health officer to join us. You will be supervising a team focussed on environmental protection, so you should have some experience of supporting colleagues to deliver environmental health services.

You will need practical experience of working with residents and businesses to ensure they comply with environmental protection legislation, particularly statutory nuisance. We know that advice and education are key to achieving compliance, but you should also be confident about taking enforcement action when necessary. You will need a good technical understanding of environmental protection matters, particularly the control of noise as resolving complaints to the customers satisfaction is a key part of this role. You will also consider planning applications, so you should have some experience of development control.

Southampton City Council is an urban, unitary authority with a major port, a vibrant night-time economy and two universities, so the work will be varied and challenging.

For further information about this role, please review the job description or contact the Gavin Derrick (service manager - environmental health, trading standards and community safety)

If you feel you have the qualifications, skills and experience for this role, we would like to hear from you.

Additional information:

Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours). 

It is usual for successful candidates to start at the bottom of the pay grade.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed.  Unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Unfortunately we are not able to accept applications that are made through a third party agency. We cannot guarantee that any correspondence sent from third party agencies will be responded to. To ensure your application is received please apply online at www.careers.southampton.gov.uk

We are proud to be #DisabilityConfident and support fair recruitment practices. Find out how you can get involved at gov.uk/disability-confident

 

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