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Ref no:
WDN03323
Published:
19/7/2021
Closes:
1/8/2021
Location:
Council Offices, West Dunbartonshire Council, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton, G82 1QL
Salary:
£36,516.00 - £39,928.00 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Description

Please note that there is a post available in each of the groups below:

Community Health Protection Group

Environmental and Public Protection Group

We are looking for two excellent and enthusiastic Environmental Health Officers with a drive for improvement. One will be based in the Community Health Protection Group and the other in the Environmental and Public Protection Group.

You’ll be someone who thinks in terms of solutions and is focused on your own professional improvement and others. You’ll be pragmatic and have fantastic people skills to compliment your excellent or developing technical knowledge in Environmental Health. If you’re recently qualified then what you lack in experience, you’ll make up in enthusiasm and commitment to improving your skillset and contributing to the service. In return, you’ll be supported in your development and have the opportunity to work with like minded professionals and to bring your ideas to the Group and the wider service.

The role within the Community Health Protection Group covers a diverse range of functions including statutory nuisance investigation, private water supplies, ship sanitation inspections, private sector housing repair, HMO regulation and Private Landlord Registration, with capacity to support the other Groups in Environmental Health and maintain professional competence in general. The Group also provides pest and dog control services.

The role within the Environmental and Public Protection Group covers noise & vibration, fly tipping, air quality, contaminated land, input to development control of major developments in progress and with capacity to support the other Groups in Environmental Health and maintain professional competence in general.

As a part of either Group within Environmental Health, you’ll show commitment to professional development. You’ll also strive to deliver the best service in the nation and support the Council strategic priorities to improve the lives of residents.

West Dunbartonshire is a fantastic place to work and we welcome applications from qualified Environmental Health Officers holding the REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health or its equivalent.

Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to complete a Basic Disclosure check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.

Responsibilities

The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

West Dunbartonshire offers a family friendly working environment, endeavours to ensure a work life balance and welcomes applications from employees requiring flexibility.  For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:
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