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Environmental Health Officers - Environmental Protection & Private Sector Housing

Salary Range: 
£30,123 - £35,509 per annum
Grafton House
Closing Date: 
22 February, 2019 - 17:00

As part of the Public Protection service area, you will provide a range of regulatory and enabling functions that affect the daily lives of people living, working and relaxing in Ipswich. The service is aimed at protecting and improving public health, the local environment and quality of life. The service brings together teams who play a highly visible role across the Council.

We are currently seeking  Environmental Health Officers for the Environmental Protection and Private Sector Housing Teams. Both roles are varied with duties including relating to:

Environmental Protection: Statutory nuisance, noise, licensing, anti-social behaviour and general pollution investigation. Knowledge of all or some of the above Environmental Protection is essential.

Private Sector Housing: enforcement of housing standards, renewal and regeneration, disabled facilities grants and project work to improve private rented sector standards.

You will need excellent communication skills, a commitment to customer care, whilst having the ability to take on a varied caseload and work independently.

We all work together to achieve the very best for our residents, which provides the opportunity to become involved in project work and trying new tasks outside of your day to day job role, helping to further your career development.  You will be a strong team player with a positive outlook. We have a strong emphasis on personal development whether through external courses or internal peer lead training. If you are looking to develop your career Ipswich Borough Council can provide you with excellent opportunities.

About You

Applications are invited from experienced or newly qualified Environmental Health.

You will have a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health, be registered with the EHRB and be a member of CIEH Health together with the EHRB certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Officer

For more information about the role please contact Caroline Talbot for Environmental Protection on 01473 433112 or via email at caroline.talbot@ipswich.gov.uk  and Daniel Ward for Private Sector Housing on 01473 433038 or via email at Daniel.ward@ipswich.gov.uk.

Please download a Job Pack for more information regarding this vacancy.

Closing Date 5pm on 22nd February 2019 

How to apply: You will need to Login or Sign Up for to My Ipswich to complete the Online Application Form for this vacancy. This will then be saved in your ‘My Requests’ records.