Environmental Warden

£20,159 - £24,029 per year
11 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description


Environmental Warden (Fixed Term - 18 months)
City Chambers

Starting Salary: £20,159.00 (plus working time payment)
Hours: 36

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two fixed term Environmental Warden positions to assist us with making Edinburgh a clean and safer place. You will be based at High Street, Edinburgh, but may be asked to work in other areas of the city. You will be required to work one weekend in four, which attracts a working time payment.

Applicants should have a good standard of education and relevant experience of working in a customer-focused area, preferably in an enforcement capacity.

As part of a team, you'll will carry out enforcement activities to keep the city's environment clean and safe. Due to the nature of the role, an enhanced PVG check will be required prior to a formal offer of employment being made by The City of Edinburgh Council.


Good standard of Education or relevant experience of working in a customer-focused area, especially in an enforcement capacity.

Driving license (Class C) is desirable.


Enforce delegated statutory functions of the department and undertake duties which may include demanding and complex cases in a specified legislative area.
Provide advice and guidance to traders, contractors and the general public in respect of duties carried out within the Department and the legislation enforced e.g. the Environmental Protection Act.

The Individual

You should have excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and will be expected to deal with the public, businesses and colleagues.
You must be able to demonstrate computer skills (e.g. in Microsoft packages).
You should have an understanding and the ability to interpret a wide range of legislation which includes the Environmental Protection Act, the Civic Government (Scotland) Act, the Dog Fouling (Scotland) Act, the Roads (Scotland) Act, and the Refuse Disposal Amenity Act etc, Antisocial Behaviour (Scotland) 2004 etc Act.

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