Specialist Level 1 (Environmental Health)

£29,268 - £33,770
25 Feb 2021
10 Mar 2021
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Specialist Level 1 (Environmental Health)

Directorate Service Delivery

Vacancy type Permanent full time

Salary £29,268 - £33,770

Closing date 10th March 2021  

Post Number MDC001636

Grade of Post: G £29,268 - £33,770 per annum


Offering flexible new ways of agile working with the Council Offices based at Princes Road, Maldon available as required.


Maldon District Council is seeking to employ an experienced environmental health professional to complement our busy, multi-skilled environmental protection team.

The post holder will be expected to undertake the vast majority of work under their own initiative and provide technical advice and decision making in all aspects of the role, including taking formal action where applicable.

About this role

You will work as part of a small team of Environmental Health Specialists.  The scope of the environmental protection team is varied and wide-ranging.  Experience in the day to day workings of some of the following areas is desirable although knowledge of all of them is not essential.

  • Statutory Nuisances
  • Public Health Complaints (e.g. pests, drainage, waste)
  • Private Sector Housing (disrepair, HMOs & caravan site licensing)
  • Air Quality
  • Contaminated Land
  • Private Water Supplies
  • Scrap Metal Dealer Licensing
  • Planning and Licensing Consultation Responses

There will be the opportunity to work in other areas of Environmental Health, assisting from time to time on the Commercial team or supporting some of our key projects and process improvement reviews.

We are looking for people who:

  • Are proficient in the use of Microsoft applications
  • Have experience using local authority regulatory services software packages
  • Hold a relevant qualification in Environmental Health or are working towards this
  • Have experience working within Environmental Health
  • Are self-motivated and can work under pressure with minimal supervision

For an informal discussion about this position

For further information about the role, please contact John Fairweather on: 01621 732677 or David Cant on: 01621 732670 or download and read the job description

To apply

Complete the application form online. CVs will not be accepted.

Please note: All interview notifications will be sent via e-mail. Please ensure you provide an e-mail address so that we can make contact with you.

It is Council policy not to respond to applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview.  Therefore should you not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful. 

Guidance notes for applicants and further documents are available here.

In addition to a competitive salary you will be entitled to participate in the Local Government Pension Scheme, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car lease scheme and will benefit from free parking. You will also be entitled to discounted local gym membership and payment of one annual professional fee (if applicable). You will also have access to a range of work/life balance policies.

As part of any recruitment process, the Council collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The Council is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations. For more information please see the Council’s Privacy Notice to understand your rights.

Maldon District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Disclosure and Barring checks will be undertaken according to the responsibilities of the role.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, culture and experience. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, sex, disability, marital status and other protected characteristics.

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