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Environmental Health Officer


Job Description:

Environmental Health Officer needed in Tower Hamlets £22.18 ph ref:447995

This role will involve:

  • Carry a case load ensuring all work is undertaken in accordance with statutory requirements, policies and procedures, the highest professional practice and to the benefit of the residents of the Borough.
  • Investigate complaints of Noise Nuisance and other pollution issues and take actions to remedy these including prosecution, works in default, seizure of equipment etc. as necessary.
  • Carry out specialist Noise and Vibration measurement and provide reports analysing technical data in a way that non-technical readers will understand.
  • Maintain and develop specialist knowledge in the specific area of noise and vibration and pollution of the Borough.
  • Keep abreast of developments; assess acoustical implications of changes and new legislation, act as an advisor to improve the quality of the Borough’s environment.
  • Ensure compliance with current legislation by making decisions on applications and/or dealing with issues as they arise, ensuring prescribed timescales are met and using enforcement and other legal measures such as assuming and exercising statutory authority.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health or a Diploma or degree/masters in Environmental Acoustics or relevant acoustic experience
  • Up to date knowledge of current work practices and recent developments within Environmental Health Legislation, or noise related to Planning.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the issues involved when working within a multi-racial community.
  • Understanding of criminal evidential requirements and processes
  • Full UK Driving licence

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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