Civil Enforcement Officer

Chelmsford, Essex
Grade 8 – Starting at £31,884 per annum and rising to £35,139
01 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full time

Chelmsford is in a position to appoint an Environmental Health Officer to our Housing Standards team within Public Health and Protection Services. At a time when the need for housing services has never been higher this is a fantastic opportunity to work in this expanding and demanding field in an organisation that is proud of its City Status and values its workforce. We are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified and skilled Environmental Health Officer to help us to improve housing standards and health, increase our positive influence on the private rented sector and promote and deliver energy efficiency improvements and disabled adaptations across all tenures and property types.

The Environmental Health Officer role demands a sound knowledge of Housing legislation and guidance, HHSRS, housing grants and loans together with the skills to successfully communicate requirements and influence standards and behaviour.  A commitment to providing high standards of customer service and the skill and discipline to deliver this across a large and varied workload are also essential. Training and support will be provided to the right candidate.

You will be required to work 37 hours per week and a full driving licence is required for this post.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.

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