Environmental Support Officer

Location Newtownards, County Down
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 6 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Tracy McGookin
Job Ref BTTMESO_1550238179

Job Description


  • Applicants must have: relevant enforcement experience
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Be able to demonstrate good customer care skills
  • Be capable of maintaining accurate records
  • Compiling reports and using information technology
  • Applicants must have a full current driving licence and will be required to drive a Council vehicle


  • To implement Council policy relating to the Dogs (NI) Order, The Litter (NI) Order, the Pollution Control and Local Government (NI) Order, the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act, the High Hedges Act, the Welfare of Animals Act, Street Trading Act and Council Bye-Laws, and any other relevant legislation, in so far as they relate to the functions of the office
  • To seize, collect, impound and transport stray and unwanted dogs
  • To ensure holding kennels are clean, tidy and maintained to the required standards
  • To maintain vehicles and equipment in a clean hygienic condition
  • Provide a high profile patrol service throughout the Borough to detect and deter anti-social behaviour
  • Act as a witness for other statutory bodies, including the PSNI, in order to assist those bodies carrying out their statutory functions
  • To maintain accurate legal and regulatory records in relation to the post
  • Implement all relevant Environmental and Safety Legislation in so far as they relate to the functions of the office
  • To comply with and promote equality, health and safety in accordance with Council Policies and legal requirements
  • To undertake any other appropriate duties as may be allocated from time to time in accordance with the general nature of the post

Rate of Pay: £12/hr

Shift pattern listed below:

  • Monday 0630-1330hrs
  • Tuesday 1600-2300hrs
  • Friday 1600-2300hrs
  • Sunday 0900-1600hrs

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