Environmental Health Officer (Housing)
Two year contract
Do you have a degree or diploma in Environmental Health?
Are you looking for a role that will actively invest in your professional development?
Do you enjoy problem solving and helping people?
We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic professional to join our Private Sector Housing Team. Your primary function will be to investigate complaints and enquiries about housing conditions, carry out inspections of properties in accordance with the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) and take appropriate enforcement action. You will also deal with a range of other issues including grant enquiries, licensing of HMOs and caravan sites, complaints of harassment and illegal eviction, public health funerals and immigration inspections.
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of housing legislation, be competent in HHSRS inspections and assessments and have practical problem solving and analytical skills.
You will also need to have excellent customer care skills, an adaptable approach and the ability to communicate well with members of the public and other contacts.
This is the perfect opportunity to come and develop skills in those areas where you have not yet had direct experience and further develop your career.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Simon Brisk (Private Sector Housing Manager) on 01483 523421.
We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.
Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 25 February 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 05 March 2019
Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.