Senior Environmental Health Officer

£35,745 - £38,890
27 Apr 2021
25 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Environmental Health Officer

Salary: Band 11 £35,745 to £38,890 pa plus a generous annual leave package and Local Government Pension Scheme

Melton Borough Council is an ambitious local authority with a track record of providing efficient, well run, community focused services.

The role will require the successful candidate to work in all aspects of environmental health, and offers the post-holder the excellent opportunity to use and develop their already broad knowledge of this exciting and influential discipline. As part of the Regulatory Service team you will be responsible for helping to over-see the day-to-day operational and managerial duties, as well as delivering your own work programme.

You will need to hold a degree or diploma in Environmental Health, be registered with the Environmental Health Officers Registration Board. You will be responsible for leading an effective and efficient service, relating to environmental protection, private sector housing, and supporting food safety, health and safety, planning and licensing and other related areas of work.

The service is responsible for all aspects of environmental health, so a good knowledge in these specialisms would benefit. You will be expected to have excellent communication skills across all media, be able to effectively manage your workload and have a proven track record of achieving compliance via a variety of interventions including statutory action.

Our Council is an exciting place to work. We want to enhance the quality of life for everyone in the Borough of Melton to achieve a sustainable, prosperous and vibrant community. A place where people want to live, work and visit. We employ about 210 people across a range of services. Most of our teams are based out of our main office, Parkside, which is located in the centre of Melton Mowbray. We offer our employees a range of benefits including flexible working and family friendly policies aimed to enhance work-life balance, superb training and development opportunities and Christmas week off ! The full list of our excellent benefits available to you are on our website.  

If you are interested in improving our environment and taking on the challenge of this opportunity, we would be pleased to hear from you.

For more information or an informal chat, please contact Victoria Clarke, Regulatory Services Manager on 01664 502408 or via

A basic DBS will be required.

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Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 25th May 2021. Interviews w/c 1st June 2021.

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