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Environmental Control Officer

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
£22,401 - £31,401 per annum (Grade G-H)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/12/2018 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

The Public Protection Partnership (PPP), is a joint service between Bracknell Forest Council, West Berkshire Council and Wokingham Borough Council and was formed in January 2017. It delivers focussed and high quality environmental health, trading standards and licensing service to some 470,000 residents and over 10,000 businesses.

We are looking for an enthusiatic field officer to work as part of our operational residential team.  Although generic in nature, the post will have an emphasis on mobile home site regulation and tenancy realtions within the private rented sector.

The successful candidate will be involved in service delivery surrounding regulatory and enforcement matters designed to protect public health.  You will need a good knowledge of the legal frameworks covering investigation and inspection; be empathetic but appropriately assertive; a strong communicator and a good team player.

The post is fixed term for 12 months for interium support.

The post offers a free working environment across the PPP areas, but will be based within the Market Street Offices, Newbury.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

For an informal chat please contact George Lawrence, Team Manager - Residential Team on 01635 519163 or Mary Glome, Principal Officer on 01635 519932

Interviews will take place on the 4th January 2019

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

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