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Hart District Council

Assistant Environmental Health Practitioner (Environmental Protection)

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Harts Environmental Health team for an ‘Assistant Environmental Health Practitioner’. The successful applicant will be a part of a team of 7, supporting the Environmental Health and Licensing Manager.
You will get involved in a diverse range of case work, supporting the Environmental Health team to deliver its core Environmental Protection services. This includes working closely with colleagues on a wide range of responsibilities.
You will get involved in services including; noise and Statutory Nuisance investigation, public health investigations, Environmental Permitting, Local Air Quality Management, animal welfare licensing, pest control advice, planning and licensing consultation. 
You will be able to make a positive contribution to the Council’s core values by being helpful, approachable, responsive and taking ownership of challenges and problems.
The Applicant
The key responsibilities for the role of ‘Assistant Environmental Health Practitioner (Environmental Protection)’ are as follows:

  • Conduct Statutory Nuisance investigations, and help the team deliver enforcement actions where necessary
  • Carry out inspections and site visits in line with good practice and internal policies
  • To obtain evidence, including sampling and monitoring, to confirm breaches of legislation
  • Assist the Environmental Protection team with responses to consultations in relation to planning, licensing, and public event safety.
  • Respond to Public Health related service requests – including pest control advice, community burials, waste and environmental crimes, filthy and verminous premises 
  • Plan and organise own workload within the general priorities set out for the service
  • Current membership of the CIEH, or related professional bodies, is desirable
  • Previous experience of Environmental Protection and regulatory enforcement within Local Government is desirable.
    Hart is committed to supporting and developing all their staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable and they support their staff in maintaining a good work life balance. We have just adopted a new Agile Working Policy.
    Interviews are scheduled to be held on site at Hart District Council Offices the week commencing 7th August.
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