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Senior Environmental Health Officer (Team Leader Environmental Control)
  • Employer: Surrey Heath Borough Council
  • Reference: EC/23/234390
  • Published: Tue 28/03/2023, 13:44 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/04/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,467 - £49,680 per annum (plus £2,000 annual essential car allowance)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey Heath House, Camberley, Hybrid Working, Surrey, Hampshire

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Senior Environmental Health Officer (Team Leader Environmental Control)

Grade                        SH07

Join Surrey Heath Borough Council and be part of an organisation who is committed to delivery through meaningful community engagement and excellent customer service. We have a friendly and supportive staff culture with people who want to help make a real difference in our community for everyone that lives and works here. We welcome a culture of innovation and creativity by welcoming new ideas from everyone.

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Environmental Health/Environmental Protection Officer to assist in providing a high quality, customer focused Environmental Health & Licensing Service particularly in relation to environmental control,

This role will lead the Environmental Control Team, who deliver a range of services, including statutory nuisance, air quality and contaminated land management, pest and stray dog control and will involve deputising for the Environmental Health and Licensing Manager where necessary.

The post-holder will undertake investigations/inspections with regard to the more complex environmental control cases and be experienced in taking proportionate enforcement action. They will also be required to write and present complex reports on a range of environmental control subjects to senior management and Member committees.

About You

You will hold a degree in environmental health or a relevant environmental control subject and additional qualifications in acoustics, air quality, contaminated land or people management would be desirable. You must have significant experience in local authority environmental control work and ideally experience of managing a team.

You will be enthusiastic, committed and self-motivated, with good organisational and supervisory skills. You must be an excellent communicator and be confident in dealing with members of the public, businesses, elected Members and other agencies. You will need  to be able to demonstrate your ability to work on your own initiative, adapt to changing priorities and to work to tight deadlines.

Full details of the responsibilities of this role can be found in the Job Profile.

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We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.

This role also includes a £2,000 annual essential car allowance.

Closing date:            16th April 2023

Interview date:        20th April 2023

Contact details

For an informal discussion, please contact Frances Soper Environmental Health and  Licensing Manager on 01276 707390,

Our Commitment

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.