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Principal Environmental Health Officer


Salary Package: £36876 - £40760 per annum
Location: Honiton, England
Consultant: Sally Appleby
Posted: 08/01/2021


We are looking for a Principal Environmental Health Officer based in Honiton, Devon on a permanent basis to lead and manage our Environmental Protection team. You will be responsible for providing an effective and comprehensive, customer-focused service in accordance with legislation and agreed service standards acting as lead officer for Environmental Protection (environmental/animal activities permits, air quality, community protection, noise and other statutory nuisance, national assistance funerals, bathing water quality, contaminated land, pest control, found dogs, and planning/licensing consultations) matters.

About you

You must possess an in-depth understanding of the effective application of related legislation and enforcement processes and be qualified, as a minimum, to the equivalent of Environmental Health Officer level – ideally you will be a member of the CIEH. In addition, you will hold and ILM level 5 or equivalent qualification in management or have equivalent skills. Recent skills of delivering a similar service; managing and motivating a team; and reviewing, developing, implementing and monitoring environmental health policy and strategy are also essential. You will also be adept at utilising technology for service delivery and able to make timely and confident decisions on complex matters as well as having excellent communication and influencing skills.

In return for your commitment, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package which includes: generous annual leave; flexi-time; access to Government Pension Scheme, salary sacrifice cycle scheme, employee assistance programme and personal healthcare scheme. In addition, you’ll also be encouraged to take advantage of our outstanding learning and development opportunities.

The salary on offer is from

£36,876 - £40,760 per annum

Full Time Permanent

Hrs are 9am to 530pm Monday to Friday

For more information about this fantastic and rare opportunity please submit your CV and contact Sally Appleby at the Berry Recruitment Cornwall Branch

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.