Environmental Health Officer

Bradford MDC
West Yorkshire
£31,346 – £35,745 (Pro rata for Part Time Posts)
09 Jun 2021
04 Jul 2021
EH Practitioner
Contract Type

Department of Place


Environmental Health Officer

Band/Grade  PO1-PO2 £31,346 – 35,745 pa (Pro rata for Part Time Posts)

37 hours per week


Based at Margaret McMillan Tower, Princes Way, Bradford

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

At Bradford we employ Environmental Health Officers within both our Housing Service and our Environmental Health Service.

We currently require an Environmental Health Officer in our Housing service based in the Housing Standards Team.  

The post is within an existing team and involves

  • Visiting and inspecting properties, including flats and houses in multiple occupation.
  • The ability to investigate and resolve a wide range of service requests in relation to Environmental Health and  Housing, including collection of evidence and the provision of verbal and written advice/enforcement
  • Being able to provide clear verbal and written high level technical advice to a wide range of specialist and non specialist audiences, including assisting clients to comply with legislative requirements
  • Being able to demonstrate the preparation, drafting and service of enforcement notices and the initiation and implementation of legal proceedings.
  • The ability to apply legislative and technical understanding to a wide variety of licence or registration applications.

To apply you will need

  • A recognised degree in Environmental Health or a recognised diploma in Environmental Health and a Certificate of Registration from the Environmental Health Officers Registration Board

The current vacancies are within the Housing Standards teams but the post of Environmental Health Officer is a generic post and you may be required to undertake other Environmental Health Officer duties within one of the other Housing or Environmental Health teams.    

For an informal discussion after receiving an application pack, please contact Ruth Hudson, Housing Standards Manager (Housing Operations) on 01274 433816 or ruth.hudson@bradford.gov.uk

To apply, please click Apply

Closing date: 4th July

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