Senior Environmental Health Officer

14 Jun 2018
10 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client in Hertfordshire is recruiting for a Senior Environmental Health Officer for initially for 3 month contract to start ASAP.

Additional Requirements:

To carry out inspections, re-inspections and surveys and to be responsible for the investigation, enforcement and manage a more complex caseload.
To prepare and serve Statutory Notices and take enforcement action in line with the Council's strategy and departmental enforcement policies.
To report and/or advise where statutory action is not appropriate and to initiate prosecutions for failure to comply with statutory instruments where appropriate.
To consult/negotiate with developers, landlords, contractors, business and other clients as appropriate, to ensure progress of casework.
To carry out site visits, surveys, inspections and to attend Public Inquiries, courts of law, and tribunals. To prepare priced specifications, give advice and check legal notices drafted by more junior colleagues.
To be responsible for project/policy or areas of expertise
Main Duties:

To lead on case work and the processing of highly complex and correspondence, ensuring it is effectively and efficiently carried out to identifiable deadlines in a manner that is successful in meeting the Council's targets and objectives
Take a pro-active approach to problem solving, and work within the policies and procedures laid down by the Council to address the diverse nature of the job, in terms of the type and size of the premises visited, the relative risk they present to residents, workers and in some situations the need to protect and enhance the lives of vulnerable groups in society.
Respond to service requests, projects and complete programmed inspections concerning environmental health following service policy and procedures to achieve an appropriate outcome.
Investigation of service requests, including programmed inspections and use of appropriate enforcement action in line with the Council's community strategy, corporate plan and departmental enforcement policies.
Responsibility for developing and delivering special projects, policy, research, areas of expertise and/or functional activities within the team and carry out such other duties and responsibilities applicable to the post as may be allocated or determined by the Team Manager.
Person Specification:

BSc or Diploma in Environmental Health and be eligible for EHORB registration as an EHO.
At least 2 years recent work as an Environmental Health Officer in the field of food safety within local authority Environmental Health departments
Have a detailed knowledge / understanding of the legislative framework relevant to the team and its application to casework.
Experience in taking enforcement action for failure to comply with requirements of appropriate legislation and statutory notices.

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