Environmental health professionals

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
£29,119, £42,269 - £47,995
12 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Dacorum Borough Council is committed to working in partnership to create a borough which enables the communities of Dacorum to thrive and prosper. Since 2012 we have delivered over £6 million of savings while also increasing performance and satisfaction across key services. We have an ambitious regeneration programme and for the first time in over 20 years we have been building our own houses. We are in an enviable location just outside the M25 and only a 27 minute train journey from Central London.

With continued pressure on services and decreasing funding there are still tough challenges ahead. But with those challenges comes a great opportunity for our officers to add real value to our Council by creating services that are innovative, cost-effective, and tailored to the needs of our residents.

The Council is now looking to recruit talented environmental health professionals to join our newly formed Environmental and Community Protection Department.

Team Leader - Environmental Health- Up to £47,995

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, ambitious and driven Environmental Health Manager to lead a busy team covering a wide range of regulatory functions in Food Safety, Health and Safety and Environmental Protections. As part of the department’s management team you will have an opportunity to shape our work in Environmental Health as well contributing to cross cutting corporate initiatives.

Team Leader Corporate Health & Safety and Resilience- Up to £47,995

We are looking to recruit a highly effective, innovative and driven Health and Safety Manager to lead a small but busy team of Health and Safety and Reliance officers. As part of the department’s management team you will have an opportunity to shape the Councils work Health and Safety lead the way in improving the Councils emerging Health and Safety Culture.

Lead Environmental Health Officers x2- Up to £42,269

We are seeking to appoint two fully qualified Lead Environmental Health Officer to work within our Environmental Health  Team, the first covering the regulatory areas of Food Safety, Health and Safety, Infectious Disease Control and Public Health.  The second covering Environmental Protection regulatory areas including Acoustics, Air Quality, Contaminated Land, Private Water Supplies and LAPPC. 

As the successful candidate(s) you must have a positive attitude to change and be keen to work in a busy team. You will be highly motivated and be expected to deliver against a challenging work plan.

Technical Officer (Health &Safety and Resilience) up to £29,119

We are looking to appoint a technical officer that is keen to work in Health and Safety. Experience in resilience is beneficial but not essential. This exciting opportunity would suit a highly ambitious individual, that is keen to drive through proactive health and safety strategies.

These roles are based in our brand new building, The Forum which combines a number of services including the Library and a voluntary services hub.  The Borough of Dacorum has great transport links and the Council also encourages remote working if it is relevant to the post.

If you feel that you would like to join in our quest to change the way we work and help enable us to meet our customer needs efficiently then please apply for this exciting opportunity to work in Dacorum.

A check will be undertaken with the Criminal Records Bureau to ensure that the successful candidate has no relevant convictions.

For an informal discussion regarding any of these roles contact Emma Walker Group Manager- Environmental and Community Protection.
01442 228455.

Closing Date: Monday 2 April 2018.

For more information and to apply visit; http://www.dacorum.gov.uk/home/jobs-and-careers

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