Environmental Health Officer/Residential Services Officer (2 Posts)
Management Grouping: Place, Communities & Infrastructure
Department: Housing Services
Team: Environmental Protection/Property Licensing
Location: Civic Offices
Salary: RSO £27,474 - £31,401plus PRP opportunities
EHO £33,075 - £38,916 plus PRP opportunities
Contract: 2 x Permanent, 36 hours per week
Closing Date: 20/01/2019
Job reference: PCI0000142
We are a busy service covering a wide range of environmental health work. We have vacancies for two full-time posts (Job Share/Part time arrangements considered).
Environmental Protection Team
For the Environmental Health Officer role within Environmental Protection you should have a recognised degree or equivalent in Environmental Health and Registration with the Environmental Health Officers Registration Board (EHORB). Recent relevant technical experience and knowledge relating to environmental health/housing and of managing your own caseload. Knowledge of major legislative, social and economic issues relevant to the job and an understanding of supporting legislation/best practice. The work involved will involve investigating noise and other nuisances, acting as “Responsible Authority” for alcohol and other premises licensing, formulating and implementing air quality policy, carrying out inspections under Part B of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, assessing the environmental impact and suitability of planning applications, including some opportunities in contaminated land.
Property Licensing Team
For the Environmental Health Officer/Residential Services Officer role within Property Licensing, The London Borough of Bexley has recently designated a selective licensing area and there is an opportunity to join the Property Licensing Team. The work will involve assisting in the licensing of these properties, identifying unlicensed properties and bringing properties up to standard. You should have a good standard of education relevant to the post and recent relevant technical experience and knowledge relating to environmental health/housing.
What we offer:
- Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
- Performance Related Pay
- 25 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
- Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
- An excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices
- Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
- MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.
- Relocation Package up to £8,000
View more about our employment deal here.
Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.
To find out more about these posts please contact: Jon Fox Team Leader (Environmental Protection) on 020 3045 5650.
Please visit https://jobs.bexley.gov.uk/wrlive to find out more and apply. CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.
Closing date for applications is 20/1/2019 and interviews during the week commencing 28/1/2019
This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.
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