Technical Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/01/2020 23:59
Grade 5 (SCP 17-22) £23,836 - £26,317 - per annum
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Jack Crawford House
Post Number:
Closing date:
6 Jan
Further Information

Fixed term for 12 months

We are looking for a Technical Officer with a housing standards and regulatory background to be part of a team involved in private sector housing enforcement and licensing.

You will be involved with private sector housing inspection, licensing, investigation of disrepair and nuisance complaints. You will liaise with tenants and landlords to secure compliance with relevant legislation.

To apply for this role you will have a level 4 qualification, such as an HNC in a related housing field or equivalent, a knowledge of private sector housing related legislation and the technical aspects of enforcement. You must have experience of using the Housing, Health and Safety Rating System for property inspection.

You will need to have good investigative, organisational, planning and problem-solving skills and work well as part of a team.

The role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to deal confidently and effectively with the public, businesses and members of other organisations. A strong work ethic, ability to deal with a varied caseload and a commitment to customer service are essential.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Recruiting Manager Philip Scott, Principal Environmental Health Officer on 0191 561 6142 or philip.scott@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755. Email: ijm@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.