Environmental Health Officer/Enforcement

34338.00 - 40086.00 GBP Annual
04 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

This is the exciting opportunity you have been searching for!

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

Brent Council's is seeking to recruit a progressive environmental protection specialist to join our Nuisance Control Team and assist in the delivery of a high profile council service. You will be responsible for the investigation of a range of nuisance issues and act as a source of expertise on noise pollution matters in commercial and domestic settings. You will be able to demonstrate your technical expertise in nuisance control and have a proven track record of successful enforcement in a similar regulatory role. You will also be expected to act as a statutory consultee for licensing and planning applications so will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to write clear, concise reports for this purpose.

The Person

We are looking for a proactive and committed person with a strong customer focus, exceptional communication skills and a practical approach to enforcement. You must possess Environmental Health enforcement experience either as a qualified Environmental Health officer or educated to degree level in a relevant discipline. An acoustic diploma or post graduate qualification relevant to noise control would be a distinct advantage. You must also be willing to work nights and weekends as the team operates on a shift basis.

Assessment & Interview Date: Tbc.

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with a disability as they are under represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

Successful applicants may be required to apply for a DBS Disclosure.

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a 'Standard' DBS Disclosure.

Applications from candidates who have applied for this role in the last 6 months will not be considered.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.