Birmingham City Council

Environmental Health Officer

28 Jul 2022
11 Aug 2022
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Required 4 x Environmental Health Officer


Working 36.5 Hours Per Week

GR5 -£36,371 - £44,624


Birmingham is going through a renaissance, seeing tremendous growth and regeneration. The City is hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games. We also have HS2 and  significant economic growth agenda in the West Midlands.  Birmingham has an estimated 105,000 private rented sector properties. Alongside its regeneration, good quality housing for all is a priority for residents. This fits into the council’s vision of being a great, clean, and green city to live. The Private Rented Service (PRS) regulates the private rented housing sector through property licensing, working with tenants and landlords to prevent harassment and illegal evictions and take action to bring empty properties back into use.

Birmingham is very much on a journey of improvement and we are looking to enhance our Enforcement Team within Private Rented Service. The Team deals  with disrepair issues and statutory nuisances. We always give landlords the opportunity to resolve any disrepair issues. However, we always take enforcement action when required.

We have vacancies for four Environmental Health Offices. We are looking for a highly motivated people  who want to continue to progress our work to improve standards in the private rented sector. Some of the skills and abilities required; Diploma or Degree in Environmental Health recognised by the CIEH; Practical experience in the enforcement of Environmental Health legislation including general housing, public health and houses in multiple occupation;  Experience in developing partnership working with customers/clients and other agencies; Demonstrate excellent communication skills (oral and written) at all levels including colleagues, outside agencies, other customers/clients and ability to set priorities and manage the progress of your work and competing demands

For any informal enquires please contact Deborah Moseley, Senior Service Manager - Private Rented Services

Ref: BCC116

Interviews for this post will be in person. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information

You must upload a Supporting Statement via the miscellaneous attachment on to your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered. Please do not attach CVs as we do not accept them. 

Closing date 12 Noon   

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered. 

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible). 

Job Description and Person Specification

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