Role: Environmental Protection Specialist Team Leader
Area: Environmental Health and Regulatory Services
Reports to: Environmental Protection Nuisance Team Manager
Responsible for: Assisting the team manager with management responsibilities for the team, including; managing workloads, allocating/monitoring work, supervising staff: providing a technical advice/ guidance to the team
Grade: PO5-PO6 (£48,747 - £53,799)
Building for the Future
Hammersmith & Fulham prides itself on being a great place to work as well as one of London’s most compassionate and caring councils. We have an exciting opportunity for experienced officers who are keen to make a difference. Our team’s highly varied workload focuses on delivering efficient, effective and fast outcomes for residents using a range of digital services, whilst working alongside our colleagues in Planning, Building Control, Housing, Highways and Licensing Teams and other front-line partners.
Self-development is central for the team with access to a wide range of e-learning tools. For the right candidate, we can offer opportunities through our linked career progression scheme as well as support for those wishing to develop into management positions.
As an Environmental Protection Specialist Team Leader, you will be a key part of a team offering support and direction to officers to manage a caseload right through to its conclusion. To conduct, manage, oversee and authorise the officers’ investigations and civil and criminal legal case files, in accordance with the provisions of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, Criminal Procedures & Investigations Act 1996 or other appropriate legislation
You will be providing professional and technical advice whilst reviewing and responding to planning applications and S61 consents, some of which are at the forefront of complex major developments, such as HS2, Thames Tideway, Olympia and Earls Court, as well as opportunities to work overtime and, where needed, outside of normal working hours.
Essential for the Role:
A good knowledge of the relevant legislation and experience of dealing with developers is essential as well as having excellent communication skills. You will have an Environmental Health degree/Acoustics Diploma. You will have a flexible approach, be a self-motivated and adept at problem solving.
A full valid driving licence is essential.
What we offer:
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery. Offering:
• generous package including competitive pay,
• local government pension scheme,
• flexible working practices and the Employee benefits scheme,
• Cycle2Work, and a wide range of unique discounts.
Application closing dates:
• Closing date for your application: 02 October 2023
• Proposed interview dates: 12 October 2023
If you would like to informally discuss what Hammersmith & Fulham can offer, please contact Mr Lamin Tamba, Environmental Protection Nuisance Team Manager. at Lamin.Tamba@lbhf.gov.uk