Nuisance Control Officer
An Excellent Opportunity
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are recruiting an environmental protection specialist to join our Nuisance Control Team. You will assist in the delivery of a high profile service responsible for the investigation and resolution of a range of nuisance issues. As a source of expertise on noise pollution matters in commercial and domestic settings you will also be expected to utilise this in the fulfilment of your role as a statutory consultee for licensing and planning applications.
We are looking for a proactive and committed person with a strong customer focus, exceptional communication skills and a practical approach to enforcement.
You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of successful enforcement in a similar regulatory role. You must possess Environmental Health enforcement experience either as a qualified Environmental Health officer or educated to degree level in a relevant discipline. You must also be willing to work nights and weekends as the team operates on a shift basis.
Candidates able to demonstrate their application of a post graduate acoustic qualification relevant to noise controls in a local authority setting will attract a higher salary.
Closing Date: 19 May 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.
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