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Environmental Health Technical Officer (part time)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Environmental Health Team and help protect the health and safety of our residents, businesses and visitors. Closing date: 26th June 2022


Part time, 30 hours per week

Scale 6, £25,927 - £27,514 per annum (pro rata)

The role provides technical support across a range of reactive and proactive functions including food safety, health and safety and environmental protection.  Your responsibilities will involve conducting sampling and monitoring as well as investigating a range of service requests ranging from: environmental protection and food safety nuisance complaints across the District and public health matters such as drainage, pest control and filthy and verminous premises. 

You will be undertaking a range of functions carried out by the Environmental Health Team and should have experience of conducting inspections and investigations across a range of activities. You must be able to interpret and implement key legislation and work with partner agencies.

You will have 2 years’ experience in Environmental Health or an associated discipline and be an excellent communicator who will be able to negotiate with customers’ often in face-to-face situations and have a tactful and assertive manner. You will also have excellent organisation and time management skills and be able to work effectively either alone or as part of a team.

The role involves travelling throughout the district with equipment, so you will also need a valid UK driving licence and access to a car or suitable mode of transport.

For further information, please contact Catherine Thornton, Environmental Health Team Leader, on 01756 706369, or

For an application form please visit our How to Apply page.

Interview date to be confirmed