Technical Officer/Environmental Health Officer
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.
We are recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer/Technical Officer (career graded) in our Environmental Protection Team. We are preferably looking to attract a fully a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner (holding an EHRB Certificate of Registration or Chartered status).
The role will cover the full range of environmental protection duties, including LA-IPPC permitting, air quality, commercial complaints and contaminated land work. You will need to assess and interpret legislation and technical guidance and its application. You will enforce noise and pollution control legislation through the provision of advice and information, service of notices, default works and/or legal proceedings and giving evidence in court. You will be involved in assessing the environmental aspects of planning and licensing consultations.
Applications from Environmental Health Graduates who have yet to complete their practical training programme which will lead to registration as a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner would also be welcomed.
As this is a career graded post we will also consider candidates who are willing to train. You need to have a background in pollution control work and demonstrate an interest in Environmental Health and knowledge of Local Government and other health organisations.
Applicants who are not EHRB registered or do not have Chartered status will start on a lower grade and accompanying salary until they become chartered, please refer to the attached job description for more information. Support, training, and fees to gain Chartered status will be provided by the Council.
Further details for the post are contained in the appropriate job description and person specification. For an informal discussion please contact Rachel Fleeson on 024 7637 6402 (Head of Safety and Environmental Health).
This role is a career graded post, as such the below salaries apply depending on qualifications/experience, with the opportunity to progress through the grades on attainment of qualifications. Please see attached Job description for further details.
Technical Officer - Grade H £27,741 to £29,577 Per annum
Environmental health officer - Level 1 - Grade I - £30,451 to £32,234 Per annum
Environmental health officer - Level 2 - Grade K - £35,745 to £36,922 Per annum
As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme and generous holiday allowance.
This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.
Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.
Any communication with you will be via email, so please check your email, including spam/junk folders, and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.