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Job Vacancy:Community Protection Officer

Job Information


£25,732 - £33,247 p.a plus Car Allowance (£2,907 p.a)

Contract Type:

Permanent, Full Time


37 per week


Council Offices, Hailsham & Bexhill


An opportunity to work in the AONB of the Weald of Sussex, for the shared environmental health service for Rother and Wealden, the main towns being Bexhill-on-Sea, Crowborough, Hailsham, Rye and Uckfield.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and qualified Community Protection Officer to support our Community Protection Team. The work is mainly to deal with community safety and environmental protection but there is an expectation that the Officer will work across the full range of functions in environmental health and licensing.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, a strong team player but also able to work on their own initiative, self-motivated and committed to the protection of public health and safety and to their own personal career development.

Occasional evening and weekend work is expected, as well as participation in the weekend emergency rota and summer noise patrol.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Cathy Beaumont - Environmental Health Manager - Licensing on telephone: (01424) 787329 or via email: catherine.beaumont@rother.gov.uk

The job description and application form are available to download on the Rother District Council website - http://rother.gov.uk/article/11422/Community-Protection-Officer

Any queries and applications returned electronically should be emailed to: recruitment@rother.gov.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications is midday on: Friday 24th May 2019

Interviews will be held on: Friday 7th June 2019

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors.

Job Description and Personal Specification.doc

Closing Date:

24 May 2019

Interview Date:

Friday 7th June 2019

Post Number:


Contact the Human Resources Team

Contact Form: Contact the Human Resources Team

Email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01892 602424

Wealden District Council
Human Resources
Council Offices
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX