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Job: Swyddog Iechyd Yr Amgylchedd / Environmental Health Officer
Job Ref: RE-1657
Salary: £39,186.00 - To: £44,428.00
Job Scale: Gradd 8 / Grade 8
Job Hours: 37 Awr / 37 Hours
Location: Gweithio Gartref/Canolfan Ddinesig / Home Working/Civic Centre
This is an exciting key role within the Environmental Health, Environmental Protection & Housing team. The role is varied with no two days the same, so flexibility will be one of your attributes. You will be expected to take a lead role in a key area of work, this is likely to be private sector housing initially but could change depending on service and team requirements. You will be part of a tight-knit team that focuses on our customers and outcomes. Significant service improvements have been made recently following greater investment and a new management structure in place. We acknowledge that employees are the most important asset of the service and that personal development aligned with service need is actively encouraged. You would be expected to play your part in continuous service improvement. The Council has a flexi policy allowing up to two days flexi leave per month (dependant upon policy conditions being met). There are no core hours within the policy. There is opportunity for officers to manage their own workloads. There are also opportunities to undertake additional paid overtime work for high priority business needs.

For further information please contact Melissa Clee / Sian James on 01685 725000.
All new employees are required to complete a 10 hour online Welsh Work Course. You will need to complete parts 1 and 2 of the course and must be able to evidence this prior to starting work with the Authority. For further information on how to complete this course please visit: SHORT ONLINE TASTER COURSES | Learn Welsh

You will be required to provide evidence of all qualifications specified as essential
Application forms can be completed online at
If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725000 andto be returned no later than 18.07.2024 to HR Admin, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN. We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the closing date.
Email: Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.
If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process. All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action. We value diversity in our workforce and consider ourselves to be an Employer of Choice, committed to promoting and integrating equality of opportunity into all aspects of our work. We welcome applications from everyone, encourage applicants from all groups & backgrounds to apply and join us at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. We are strongly committed to eradicating discrimination in the workplace and ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, disability, sex, race, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, religion or belief, gender identity & expression, pregnancy/maternity