Principal Environmental Health Officer (Regulatory Services)

£37,306 - £41,025
02 Nov 2017
19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking to use your skills to deliver customer focused efficient services?

Do you want to be part of a team that puts the ‘customer first’?

Do you want to work for a Council that has ambitious plans to transform the way we deliver services?

Do you want to work in an area that is enjoying unprecedented growth and will provide you with a wide range of challenges and experiences?

If you answered yes to the above then you could be just what we are looking for…

Stafford Borough is growing at an unprecedented rate and recent figures show more than £1.5 billion has been invested in, or planned for, the area.  So far there has been the delivery of a £100 million town centre retail scheme, expansion of the Army’s Beacon Barracks and thousands of new jobs created.

This level of growth is set to continue with work underway on a £10 million Council funded leisure scheme, further investment of £83 million is underway at a new Business Park, a number of large housing schemes set to be stated - and Stafford will be a hub station for HS2.

The Council is a forward thinking authority planning to meet the key challenges of this unprecedented growth. We are therefore seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated professionals to join us in the positions below:

Principal Environmental Health Officer (Regulatory Services) – EPP114

Grade K (SCP42-46)

£37,306.00 - £41,025.00 per annum

£963.00 per annum car allowance

As the Principal Environmental Health Officer you will lead our Environmental Protection, and Food and Safety Teams. You will need to have the ability to manage the teams’ staff within the budget and resources available, so as to deliver all the functions allocated to the teams and contribute to the Corporate and Service Plans in an effective and efficient manner.

The successful candidate will have drive and will strive for high performance exhibiting values and behaviours as follows: Energetic/enthusiastic/”can do” attitude; innovative, ambitious, and an agent for change.

You will need to have excellent skills in motivating staff, communication, prioritising and planning.  The role presents a valuable career opportunity for those willing to enhance their skills and experience at this grade.

Applications are invited from candidates who are qualified EHO’s with suitable knowledge and experience.

The post holder will receive a local essential user allowance, and payment of one professional fee. If you want to be part of our team, and feel you have the experience and skills we are looking for then please contact: Robert Simpson, Regulatory Services Group Manager on 01785 619 411.

Closing date for completed applications is 19 November 2017.

CVs and agencies will not be accepted.

For more information and to apply, please visit

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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