Senior Environmental Health Officer

£31,719 to £36,519
14 Sep 2018
05 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time




Grade 5, £31,719 to £36,519 per annum

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Environmental Health Officer in our Housing & Pollution team.

As a Housing & Pollution specialist, you will undertake our HMO licensing, inspect properties for HHSRS compliance and carry out appropriate enforcement. You will also respond to complaints of nuisance, filthy and verminous premises, permitted processes and contaminated land, plus serving notices as necessary.

You will respond to planning and licensing consultations and play an active role in delivering any public health initiatives that we are involved in. This includes providing free advice and guidance to local businesses when they request it, as an integral part of your workload.

The successful candidate must hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Environmental Health and be EHORB registered, along with detailed knowledge of the regulatory requirements specific to this area of work.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated team player to undertake the full range of duties, working in a geographical area of the District. The workload will be varied and rewarding.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and time management skills, be organised and flexible and confident in making decisions. You will need to be a team player but also capable of working on your own initiative.

If you hold the relevant qualification and have the skills needed to be successful in this role, then we would like to hear from you.

Why choose Braintree District Council?

Braintree is an ambitious and dynamic Council and is becoming one of the fastest growing Districts in the East of England with three growing towns, London just 45 minutes away and the district located directly between the international transport centres of Stansted Airport and Harwich and Felixstowe International Ports. We have a deserved track record for delivering and a strong reputation within the business community. 




Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward thinking approach which is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it. Some of the benefits of working for Braintree District Council are:




* Competitive pay and benefits * Flexible working * Free parking

* Local government pension scheme * Learning and development for all staff


* Staff discounts at local businesses * Staff recognition schemes

* Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership



If you would like an informal chat about this post please contact Colin Batchelor on 01376 552525.



To apply please visit


Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 5th October 2018

Interview date will be in week commencing 15th October 2018

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