Pollution Environment Health Officer, Open to flexible working

Camden, London (Greater)
£36,630 to £42,490 per annum
12 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: £36,630 to £42,490

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion     


The Role

Camden is focused on creating the conditions for people to lead high quality and fulfilling lives. We are committed to delivering frontline services in an efficient and professional manner reaffirming our responsibility to quality of life for our communities.  

As an Environmental Health Officer within Environmental Health, Business and Consumer Services your focus will be a wide range of pollution issues. The role will require you to take personal responsibility for the effective investigation and resolution of complex casework.  

About You

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Environmental Health Officer to join our busy Environmental Health team.

The successful candidate will ideally hold BSc/MSc or Diploma in Environmental Health and have a good working knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework relating to pollution matters and relevant experience in its application to casework, including enforcement.

You will need to have an organised approach to your own workload whilst dealing with conflicting priorities and a focus on delivering excellent customer service. Also, be able to work collaboratively with internal and external partners, and able to contribute to service improvements.

Understanding the importance of accurate data and be able to manage information securely is imperative to this role.

Experience of responding to and providing advice in connection with planning, licensing and contaminated land consultation requests would be an advantage. Ideally you will hold the Diploma in Acoustics or a Certificate in Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement, training to Certificate level will be provided if necessary.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.


Closing dates for applications: 22 September 2019, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 30 September 2019

Please quote reference: 190000LA

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

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