Commercial Team Leader and Scientific Officer

North Yorkshire
£38,227 & £35,136
21 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Environmental Health Service

Hambleton District Council

Hambleton District Council is seeking to recruit two officers to join the Environmental Health Service, a Commercial Team Leader and a Scientific Officer.

The Environmental Health Service is based in Civic Centre, Northallerton, where there is free car parking and located next to the Council’s recently refurbished leisure centre.

Successful candidates must have a full Driving Licence, access to a car and be able to work out of hours from time to time. 

Commercial Team Leader

Salary   £38,227 Grade 14

Full Time 37 hours


You will be responsible for managing a team of four Environmental Health Officers to deliver a range of functions including the enforcement of food hygiene and health and safety laws, the safety of private water supplies, licensing of activities for the purpose of animal welfare, and infectious disease control. 

Applications are invited from candidates who are qualified Environmental Health Officers with relevant experience, particularly in food law enforcement as you will be the Council’s Lead Food Officer.  Experience in leading a team at supervisory or managerial level is desired.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Vikki Flowers, Environmental Health Manager on 01609 767067.

Scientific Officer

Salary   £35,136   Grade 13

Full Time 37 hours


Working in the Residential Team, your duties will include environmental permitting, air quality management, contaminated land and responding to development control consultations and service requests.

Applications are invited from candidates who have a Degree in a relevant subject and preferably have suitable experience of dealing with air quality, environmental permitting and contaminated land in a local government setting.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Joy Swithenbank, Residential Team Lead Officer on 01609 767088.

An application form must be completed fully and in line with the Job Description and Person Specification. CV's alone will not be accepted.


You can download an application form and job details from


Closing Date:           Thursday 13th June 2019

Interview Date:        Wednesday 3rd July 2019 or Friday 5th July 2019

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