Job details

Salary - Grade
GBP £55,158 to £56,151 55158 - PO6
Contract Type
Contracted Hours
Full Time - 36 hours per week
DBS Required
Climate, Homes and Economy
Public Realm
Closing date

We are looking for an experienced Environmental Protection Manager (EPM) to join our Environmental Protection Team, the role holder will broadly focus on areas of noise and nuisance in all commercial settings with management responsibility for a team of seven officers (including any agency staff) and will be responsible for all aspects of team performance.

The EPM will lead on relevant enforcement activities and complex cases ensuring that all procedures used are in compliance with legislation, plan, prepare and carry out targeted team wide operations, whilst ensuring that all officers exercise their duties in line with current guidance set out in legislation and in line with national guidance. Providing specialist advice and direction to the field officers as required.  You will be responsible for reporting on statutory requirements, ensuring all corporate workplace guidance is adhered to. You will have experience of developing and implementing policy and practice changes along with new systems and work procedures, whilst bringing new and innovative ways of delivering services that provide a high quality service focusing on high quality customer service. You will have experience of working with stakeholders such as Housing and Planning.

The ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with individuals and groups at all levels is essential, including external organisations and responding to member enquiries and report writing. You will be able to tailor your communication to different users and audiences by referencing e.g relevant case law, the main offences and controls under the legislation enforced and creating unique correspondence in response to  sensitive or complex matters. Your organisation skills will be second to none.

You will have the experience of working as an enforcement officer in an environmental protection department.  providing comprehensive advice, to a variety of types of  premises, advising business, consumers and other service users of the  criminal and civil law relating to environmental protection, preparing reports and statements to meet legal and court  procedures and including taking the lead role in complex investigative work. 

You will hold an approved academic qualification – an MSc, BSc (Hons) or Diploma in Environmental  Health, have evidence of continuing professional development and a post qualification experience in noise and nuisance management. 

This opportunity offers hybrid working, with two days in the office, with some weekend work.

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There is no better place to work in London than Hackney; we have great pride in our borough, our communities, and our services. Hackney is one of London’s most vibrant and diverse boroughs. It’s one of the most sought after areas to live in London with good schools, parks and local amenities, as well as great transport links and vibrant and diverse communities.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. 

We will not accept applications where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been used to assist with completing the competency questions or any part of the application form.

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 28 July 2024 (22:59)

Interview date: TBC

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

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