ENVIRONMENT AND HOUSING SERVICES
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION OFFICER
37 HOURS PER WEEK
GRADE G £32,234 to £35,745 per year
An opportunity has arisen for a full-time, permanent Environmental Protection Officer in the council’s Environmental Health service.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual qualified to Diploma or Degree level in Environmental Health (or equivalent). An additional qualification in acoustics, air pollution or other environmental protection subject would be desirable. You will need to have an understanding of the effective application of related legislation and enforcement processes. Due to service demands our preference is to appoint an experienced officer if possible, however inexperienced officers will also be considered.
Some of the key responsibilities of the role include:
- Responding to requests for service and taking appropriate action across the range of public health and statutory nuisance issues.
- Approval, monitoring and inspecting permit applications and implementation under the pollution prevention and control regime.
- Evaluating and commenting on planning and premises license applications to highlight potential public health matters.
You will be an excellent communicator with a strong commitment to excellent customer service and be able to deal effectively with difficult situations achieving positive outcomes. A commitment to team working is paramount to this post as is the requirement and ability to analyse complex information and make informed decisions with often conflicting demands. This is a demanding job with a varied workload, therefore a high level of self-motivation and the ability to make decisions are essential qualities.
The closing date for applications is 22nd August 2021 and interviews will be held week commencing 6th September 2021.
To apply please visit www.jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk.
Alternatively an application form and job description is available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail), e-mail: email@example.com
The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.
The council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria.