We are seeking talented, dynamic, and inspirational professionals who will play a key role in the delivery of better regulatory services, and to help achieve these goals for County Durham.
These positions are based within Durham County Council’s Housing Action Team or Nuisance Action Team.
These teams are part of the Community Protection Service of the Neighbourhoods and Climate Change Directorate.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Community Protection Service, in one of the largest unitary councils in the country and contribute to the transformation and improvement of local regulatory services.
The career graded roles range from Public Protection Officer to Senior Environmental Health Officer.
Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate that they possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to be able to undertake investigations, interventions, and enforcement of legislation. In addition, they must have:
•Recent operational experience in the enforcement of housing conditions in the privately rented sector and various public health related duties and / or
•Experience of Investigating and enforcing statutory nuisance complaints
Appointment within the above career grade being dependent upon qualifications and prior experience within an enforcement role.
You will share our commitment to the delivery of services that are of the highest quality, accord with the Council’s priorities and contribute to the development of a prosperous, safe, and sustainable future for County Durham.
If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact either:
Denyse Holman, Environmental Protection Manager Tele: 03000260992 (for Housing Action Team enquiries)
Graydon Martin, Neighbourhood Interventions Manager Tele: 03000260889 (for Nuisance Action Team enquires)
It is anticipated that interviews will be held by electronic means 9th August 2021
As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264469/ 264086/ 266148 or email
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.
Anyone currently listed on the Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team.
Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date
In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
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