Senior Environmental Health Officer

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£36,922 - £41,881
26 Apr 2021
16 May 2021
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Senior Environmental Health Officer


Grade 7 LPPs 23-28
£36,922 - £41,881 per annum, full-time, 37 hours per week

City of Wolverhampton Council are seeking to recruit a Senior Environmental Health Officer within the Private Sector Housing Service.


As part of an overarching reform Private Sector Housing recently moved into Commercial Regulation, with Environmental Health, Trading Standards and Licensing. The Service is exploring opportunities to work alongside the other enforcement disciplines. Private Sector Housing and Trading Standards have already worked together to undertake a number of high profile prosecutions and use Enterprise Act enforcement orders and ASB injunctions against rogue landlords and letting agents. HMO Licensing will soon be moving to Licensing Services to improve the customer experience and increase efficiency. The Service is committed to working innovatively to achieve better health outcomes in the private rented sector.


The day to day role will be dealing with housing disrepair, HMO licensing and illegal eviction, you will take a lead role on projects.


This is an excellent opportunity to join City of Wolverhampton Private Sector Housing at this exciting time. 


We are seeking an individual with relevant qualifications and significant enforcement experience. You will need to be an innovative, solution focused, dedicated individual with an ability to manage high and competing workload, and with good communication skills.


It is likely that some out of hours work will be necessary.


If you are interested in applying for this position and require further information in respect of this job please contact William Humphries, Private Sector Housing Service Manager by emailing

City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria.  The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met.

Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name.

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