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Technical Officer Private Sector Housing

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/06/2019 23:59
Grade H. £28,785
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Gateshead Council is seeking to appoint a Technical Officer to join the Private Sector Housing Team. The Team is made up of Environmental Health Officers and Technical Officers and works across a broad range of housing related issues to improve private sector housing conditions, and to tackle housing related crime.

You will be working on responsive and proactive intelligence led housing inspections, taking enforcement action, and supporting those affected by poor housing conditions in conjunction with other services and agencies. The role will make use of new powers to issue financial penalties in respect of a range of housing related offences and includes investigating and tackling housing related nuisances such as hoarding and pest infestations, caravan site inspection and licensing, and inspecting homes for the purpose of immigration.

You must be educated to Degree level, have experience of private housing work and property inspection and knowledge of current private housing and nuisance related legislation and the technical aspects of enforcement.

You will have experience of working with others to solve housing related problems, have well-developed planning, organisational, communication and customer service skills, and be computer literate.

You will have a current driving licence or means to mobility support.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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