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PERMANENT: 37 hours per week
SALARY: £32,234 to £34,728
LOCATION: Tiverton

We are seeking to appoint a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner to work in our busy Public Health team. The role will deliver the statutory Environmental Health and related functions of the Council through the inspection, investigation and resolution of issues that are the responsibility of the Public Health and Regulatory Service.

The focus of the role is to implement all the recognised statutory duties connected with Environmental Protection, Pollution Control, Statutory Nuisances, Pest Control, and Drainage. As well as being a statutory consultee for other related areas including Licensing and Planning, the role also involves proactive activities around air quality.

Committed to putting our customers first and providing high quality services, we are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated team player who is prepared to face a variety of challenges and wants to make a difference by improving the health & wellbeing of the community.

You will need to have detailed knowledge on environmental protection and statutory nuisance, as well as experience in enforcement and undertaking noise assessments.

You will have the opportunity to develop professionally and gain experience in a wide range of duties. Training will also be provided where necessary to ensure you maintain your competency and help you develop your professional role.

The post requires a fully qualified Environmental Health Practitioner/Officer, although those EHOs anticipating EHRB registration in the near future are also welcome to apply for the post. You should have knowledge of current legislation relating to environmental health and good communication skills together with the associated enthusiasm and commitment to fulfil the requirements of the post applied for.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tanya Wenham on 07703 404230.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - ES16 - Specialist Lead (Environmental Protection).

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE: 02 November 2020 at 1:00pm
PROPOSED INTERVIEW DATE: Week Commencing 09 November 2020

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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