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Housing Enforcement Officer

Buckingham Futures
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Environmental Protection
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our client in Hertfordshire is looking for a Housing Enforcement Officer.


Hours: 37 hrs per week

Contract length: Initially 3 months

Rate: Competitive

Work style: 1 day on site required

Driving license desirable but not essential

Officers deal with reports of housing disrepair and health and safety matters in rented properties, taking enforcement action, when necessary, as well as undertaking the administration and enforcement of Mandatory HMO licensing and Selective licensing, working on proactive projects to tackle rogue landlords, as well as investigating tenancy relations issues e.g. illegal evictions. More detailed information can be found in the accompanying Role Profile.

To succeed in this role, you will need as a minimum:

  1. In depth knowledge, understanding and practical application of housing legislation or a degree in Environmental Health or an HNC in Environmental Health Experience of giving specialist and technical advice, guidance and assistance to others. Experience of undertaking inspections and investigating complaints, and completing associated paperwork Experience of engagement with neighbourhood problem solving approaches with partners in order to coordinate activities to best meet the needs of communities.

The role will require candidates to administer a range of interventions and enforcement sanctions in line with statute and council policies and processes. As well as undertaking work to investigate breaches of legislation, in accordance with the Police and Criminal Evidence Act

To register your interest, please either call us at 020 8125 4321 or email and


Company info
020 8125 4321
7, Darlingtons House
4 Spring Villa Rd
Greater London
United Kingdom

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