Out of Hours Officer

 

The Environmental Protection team are seeking a permanent Out of Hours Officer to join the current Out of Hours’ service. This is an exciting opportunity to join a very successful team delivering an Out of Hours Environmental Health service within the borough of Ipswich.

The Environmental Protection team are seeking a permanent Out of Hours Officer to join the current Out of Hours’ service.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a very successful team delivering an Out of Hours Environmental Health service within the borough of Ipswich.

The job role involves undertaking investigations and site visits to resolve cases of statutory nuisance by using the full range of enforcement powers, as well as giving advice and through education in accordance with Council policy, procedure and legislative framework.

The post holder will be required to work a shift pattern over 7 days, which includes daytime shift work during normal officer hours Monday-Friday and out of hours’ shifts from 6pm to 2am Monday-Sunday, including Bank Holidays; an extra 1/3 unsocial hours allowance for hours worked between 10pm and 2am is provided.

You should have a minimum of 5 GCSEs and a HNC in a professional field. In addition, you will need to have experience in carrying out inspections, interventions and enforcement work, interpreting and applying legislation; as well as having experience in legal proceedings including court proceedings. The post holder will be required to work a shift pattern, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

Category B and C1 driving licence is required for this role.

Hours are an average of 37 per week and will be worked on a shift rota basis Monday to Sunday, including Bank Holidays over a 3-week shift pattern.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Caroline Dyer (she/her) on 01473 433112 or via email caroline.dyer@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30th January 2024.

The assessment interview process will be carried out remotely via Microsoft Teams or in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Please note CVs are not accepted. 

 

Location

Grafton House, Ipswich

Salary

£36,648 – £38,223 plus unsocial hours allowance

Application closing date

17th January 2024
 

Job type

37 hours per week on a shift rota basis

Permanent

 

Job reference

REQ00790

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000