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Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
£35,530.80 - £41,115 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Council are seeking to appoint an Environmental Health Officer within our Public Health & Housing section.
The successful candidate will be part of a geographical team covering a wide range of environmental health functions in diverse urban and rural settings. The main duties of the post including noise investigation, pollution control, responding to statutory planning consultations, investigation of public health complaints/statutory nuisance, housing disrepair/licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation, animal welfare licensing and the assessment/regulation of private water supplies. The successful candidate may be required to work outwith normal office hours, when necessary, to undertake investigations and/or monitor compliance.
This is a permanent post. Environmental Services has its operational base in Hamilton but operates a hybrid working arrangement. 

You must have a sound knowledge of public health legislation, animal welfare licensing and private water supplies regulation. In addition, you must have the ability to work to specific deadlines and possess excellent communication and IT skills. It is desirable that applicants hold the REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health, or its equivalent. Applications would be welcome from recently qualified Environmental Health Officers and consideration will be given to applications from graduates with BSc or MSc in Environmental Health who are looking to undertake the REHIS Diploma programme and applicants who have suitable qualifications to secure accelerate entry to the second year of the UWS BSc environmental Health with Professional Practice degree course.
For additional information please contact Philip Kelly, Divisional Environmental Health Officer 07795453752.


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Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.




The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working, including consideration of a condensed working weeks e.g 4 day working week, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)