Housing Enforcement Officer

  • Location
    Croydon, Surrey
  • Salary
    £17.73/Hour
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Property Management, Facilities Management
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-092019-93145

HOUSING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER


CROYDON


MONDAY- FRIDAY 9AM- 5PM (36 HOURS)


3 MONTH ASSIGNMENT (POSSIBILITY OF BEING EXTENDED)


£17.73 HOURLY RATE (PAYE)


IMMEDIATE START



PURPOSE OF ROLE:



To carry out inspections of dwellings in relation to housing conditions and public health issues and to take informal and/or statutory enforcement action as appropriate. To provide advice to property owners and occupants, builders, internal colleagues and external agencies on housing and public health issues



MAIN DUTIES:



  • To investigate service demands relating to poor housing conditions, statutory nuisance, pest control, drainage and filthy premises in the private sector

  • Carrying out inspections and investigations

  • Serving informal and statutory notices, instigating default action, , writing and sending letters and memos

  • To act as case officer in applying for warrants to enter premises by force if necessary.

  • To act under the guidance of an environmental health officer or team manager in the preparation of prosecution cases.

  • To carry out inspections & surveys of drainage systems, produce accurate drawings and specifications for remedial work to take necessary action, including service of legal notices and works in default where necessary.

  • To deal with the demolition of buildings

  • To carry out site inspections relating to the identification of hazards identified under the Housing Health and Safety rating System (HHSRS)



  • Visiting properties to ascertain whether they require licensing under the HMO or selective licensing schemes

  • Investigating and gathering information relating to property owners to enable contact to be made relating to licensing



THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:



  • A minimum of 12 months experience covering property inspections

  • A sound use of the HHSRS

  • Experience of licensing conditions and enforcement

  • Experience of wider tenancy and property stand legislation



  • Experience of identifying defects to residential properties and specifying remedial works

  • Must be able to provide suitable transport to be able to travel between sites



*Please apply online with your CV. Please note that only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted*












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Please apply with your CV to: Maisie Howell