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Environmental Protection Officer

Dartford Borough Council
£37,552 PA rising to £39,782
Closing date
17 Sep 2021
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Environmental Protection Officer

Directorate: Housing & Public Protection

Division: Environmental Health

Grade: H         

Salary:£37,552 PA rising to £39,782 PA following 12 months satisfactory performance


Dartford is a diverse and exciting place to work with excellent opportunities created by a challenging and varied workload.  This is a role for someone that likes to problem solve and takes pride in protecting the environment and public health.

We are looking for a professional, competent and enthusiastic Environmental Protection Officer who is able to manage a demanding and varied caseload. You will be joining a friendly, busy and professional team.

You will have a thorough understanding of complaint investigation processes, for both anti-social behaviour and statutory nuisance legislation. You will be providing expert advice and guidance throughout the organisation, including comments on planning

Our ideal candidate will be ideally experienced in working within local government or an enforcement environment. With a desire to provide the best possible customer service, you will be able to work with minimum supervision and keen to contribute proactively to the strong team-working ethos. An ability to keep accurate records and be able to produce reports, gather legal evidence and produce legal case files is essential.

Applicants will have a Scientific based Honours Degree or Higher Qualification relevant to Environmental Health. Additional, technical qualifications are an advantage especially within the field of acoustics and noise control.

Driving license and own vehicle essential.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Julie Short, Principal Environmental Health Officer on 01322 343086 or

Additional Information:

This post is considered by DBC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.

37 hours per week, Monday- Friday, flexi time and hybrid working available. Free parking.

“The Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer”


Please apply via:

Do not send your CV – only fully completed application forms will be accepted

Closing Date:  17th September 2021         

Ref No: DBC/EPO21

Disability Confident Commited


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