Principal Environmental Health Practitioner - Env Protection team

Hart District Council
Grade J £44,117 to £46,107
Closing date
17 Dec 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Harts Environmental Health team, within the Place Directorate, for a Principal Environmental Health Practitioner. The successful applicant will be a part of a team of 4, supporting Harts Environmental Health and Licensing services.  You will get involved in delivering a diverse range of regulatory functions, and take a lead in delivering core Environmental Protection services.

The Applicant

The key responsibilities for the role of Principal Environmental Health Practitioner are as follows:

  • Lead responsibility for delivering core environmental protection functions.
    • These include: Statutory nuisance investigations, Environmental Permitting, Local Air Quality Management, Licensing Act 2003 consultations, public health investigations, contaminated land regulation, private water supplies, noise control and acoustics, invasive therapies, fly-tipping enforcement, pest control, animal welfare licensing, and planning consultations.
  • Provide a technical lead to the team on Environmental Protection functions and implementing new legislation.
  • Undertake Statutory Nuisance investigations and lead enforcement actions
  • Respond to consultations as a statutory consultee in relation to planning, licensing, contaminated land and public event safety
  • Undertake workload allocation and performance monitoring within team  
  • Develop and maintain policy, and systems for Environmental Protection, Public Health and Animal Welfare Licensing.
  • Handle complex, sensitive and/or priority cases in line with experience
  • Work with key stakeholders to develop, promote, and innovate Environmental Protection services.
  • To deputise for the Environmental Health and Licensing manager as may be required

Interviews are scheduled to be held on site at Hart District Council Offices.

Please find attached Principal Environmental Health Practitioner job description.

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