Environmental Health Protection Officer

£24,941- £32,233
14 Sep 2020
11 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Protection Officer

Salary/Grade: Grade 8-10

£24,941 to £27,040 per annum (Grade 8 – Bar-Graduate EHO with EHRB/Chartered Practitioner Programme pending, or specialist pollution equivalent)

£29,576 to £32,233 per annum (Grade 10 – EHRB Registered or specialist pollution equivalent)

CIEH Membership fees paid

Chartered Practitioner Programme Fees paid (for fees due after appointment)

Essential Car User allowance subject to mileage criteria and 50% leisure centre discount

Hours/Days: 37 hours per week Permanent

Location: Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, S42 6NG

Closing Date: 11th October 2020

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Job Details and Requirements

You will be joining our Joint Environmental Health Service to help us deliver excellent services for both Bolsover District Council and North East Derbyshire District Council.

In the Environmental Protection team, you will be dealing commercial and industrial nuisances, air quality monitoring, contaminated land, planning consultations and development advice and the regulation of permitted processes.

Joining a team of experienced officers, the role would also be ideal for a newly degree qualified EHP who is in the process of becoming EHRB registered, or has embarked on the Chartered Practitioner Programme.  The role would also be ideal for specialist Environmental Science or Environmental Quality graduates looking for a regulatory role and where you can make a real difference to public health and environmental standards.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience of dealing with service requests and complaints, who can work independently and as part of an effective team.

You must have current knowledge of relevant legislation and codes of practice and have effective negotiating, influencing, diplomacy and advocacy skills.  Working within our multi-disciplined Environmental Health service you will also contribute to the wider public health work of the service as appropriate to ensure a resilient and flexible approach to service delivery.

The ideal applicant will be innovative and enthusiastic having a “can do” approach to work and a focus on customer satisfaction and outcomes. They will be able to organise and prioritise their own workload to ensure targets are met.

It is also necessary to have excellent communication and IT skills in order to deal with a wide range of customers, partners and agencies and be able to deal with conflict, challenging and difficult situations whilst working effectively to find solutions.

It is preferable that the successful candidate possess a full driving licence and has the use of a car.

The Council currently pays CIEH or equivalent professional membership fees for qualifying employees and we will support you through the EHRB/Chartered Practitioner Programme or professional qualification routes by paying the relevant fees which are due after your appointment.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Matt Finn, Environmental Health Manager 01246 217848 matt.finn@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Application Pack 

If you are interested in this post, please visit the Jobs pages on the North East Derbyshire District Council website for more information.

To apply using our online application form, please visit the Derbyshire Jobs


Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

Alternatively, if you do not have internet access, application packs are available from:

Please return completed application forms to Human Resources, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG or to humanresources.bdc&neddc@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk by the advertised closing date.

If you have not received any communication from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, assume you have been unsuccessful and we thank you for your application.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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