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Environmental Health Officer (Housing & Public Health) and Environmental Protection Officer x2

North East Derbyshire
£29,576 - £34,728
Closing date
29 Nov 2021
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Environmental Health Officer (Housing & Public Health), Environmental Protection Officer (Enforcement Team) and Environmental Protection Officer (Environmental Protection)


Grade 10 & 11 - Career Grade - £29,576 to £34,728

Grade 8 (Graduate entry – temporary 12 month contract initially) - £24,491 to 27,040

Hours/Days: 37 hours per week


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

Are you an enthusiastic Environmental Health Practitioner with a “can do” approach to work and a focus on customer satisfaction and outcomes?

Environmental Health Officer (Housing & Public Health)

This post is within the Housing and Public Health Team and covers duties around private sector housing, domestic noise complaints and public health matters such as drainage, gypsies and travellers and filthy and verminous premises.  Ideally you will have recent experience of HHSRS assessments, investigating domestic noise complaints and associated enforcement activities including the preparation of reports, notices and evidence gathering. For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Environmental Protection Officer (Environmental Protection/Enforcement) x2

We have two vacancies within our Environmental Protection and Environmental Enforcement Teams.  The roles will be involved with projects designed to improve and protect our communities and environment, including large scale pollution incident investigation, industrial pollution control, contaminated land projects and air quality interventions. You will also deal with commercial and industrial nuisances and waste regulation within the districts and provide expert advice on the implications of licence or planning applications.

About You

The ideal applicants will be innovative, enthusiastic and committed to providing a high quality service and have an appreciation of the contribution the Service can make to the wider public health agenda. You will have excellent communication skills in order to deal with a wide range of customers, partners and other agencies. 

You will be able to organise and prioritise your own workload to ensure targets are met with a focus on customer satisfaction and outcomes.

You may be required to undertake the full range of duties and responsibilities within other sections of the Service, subject to the necessary skills training and experience, in order to meet demand.

To be successful you will need:

  • Degree / Diploma in Environmental Health.
  • Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board (EHRB) or Registered EHP.
  • A thorough knowledge of the legislation and codes of practice within Environmental Health.
  • Experience of working in a relevant service area of Environmental Health.
  • Effective IT skills including MS Office and relevant systems such as IDOX database.
  • Own transport/current full UK driving licence in order to undertake site investigations across the district.

The Environmental Protection roles are suitable for graduates with CIEH accredited degrees who are working toward registration with EHRB/CIEH or an equivalent specialist pollution control qualification.  The roles will be based between home working and at North East Derbyshire District Council offices but with a need to travel within the districts of both Bolsover and North East Derbyshire.

Why work for us?

You will join an innovative Environmental Health Service and will have the opportunity of career development across all specialist areas of Environmental Health.  We offer a competitive salary, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and excellent work/life balance initiatives.  Learn more about the benefits of working for us at:

We deliver services across the rural districts of both Bolsover District Council and North East Derbyshire District Council. The districts are an ideal place to live, work and visit and are situated between the Peak District National Park and Sherwood Forest with excellent access to the M1 motorway network and ease of access to Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham.

North East Derbyshire District Council is a dynamic and ambitious organisation that takes pride in delivering excellent services to our community, whilst driving economic growth and environmental sustainability for the district.

Apply today!

If you are interested in these posts, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account or via NEDDC Vacancies Page.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Applications close Midnight on 29th November 2021.

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted.  Previous applicants need not apply.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council Contact Centre on 01246 242424 or emailing: humanresources.bdc&

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information

For an informal discussion about the Housing and Public Health post, please contact Gill Halliwell, Environmental Health Team Manager, (01246) 217245, or Jayne Hooton, Environmental Health Team Manager, (01246) 217236,  For the Environmental Protection Officer posts, please contact Paul Denton on 01246 231111 or

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.

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