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Environmental Health Officer

Guildford Borough Council
Salary £33,772 to £42,417 pro rata per annum
Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB
Working Pattern:
Part Time
22 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/08/2014 at 17:00 PM
Guildford Borough Council


Post 04.182

Permanent, part-time 22 hours per week

Salary £33,772 to £42,417 pro rata per annum


A housing specialist is required to join the Private Sector Housing Team. 

The section has a strategic and operational role in improving housing standards in the private sector and is responsible for home improvement grants, adaptations, housing enforcement, energy efficiency and HMO licensing. 

The position will be challenging, varied and will require a good knowledge of HHSR and related housing legislation. 

You must be a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner and will have experience in the enforcement of housing standards and a sound understanding of housing construction and housing defects. 

You will be responsible for the licensing of HMOs, investigation of housing complaints, promoting energy efficiency and working with the private rented sector. You need to be able to travel throughout the Borough to undertake visits and inspections. 

We offer a competitive salary, car benefits, medical cover and excellent training opportunities. 

An out-of-hours noise patrol service is under review and if implemented, the outcome may have an impact on this post. 

We can offer you a competitive salary, generous leave entitlement, occupational sick pay, pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, support of professional development, and a structured learning and development programme.

Interested? Contact Ted Wainhouse, Private Sector Services Manager on 01483 444305 for an informal chat about the position.





How to apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail sally.nielsen@guildford.gov.uk quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully.

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