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Environmental Health Officer - Apprentice/Graduate/Senior

South Kesteven District Council
£33,087 - £39,714
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

Job Details

Apprentice Environmental Health Officer (Grade 12- 13)

Graduate Environmental Health Officer (Grade 13)

Environmental Health Officer (Grade 14-15)

Senior Environmental Health Officer (Grade 16)

Salary- £33,087 - £39,714

The Position

This role is a career graded post which is an excellent opportunity for those undertaking the Environmental Health Apprenticeship, newly qualified Environmental Health Officer’s looking to gain experience or an experienced officer looking to move to a Senior role.  

This Environmental Health Officer role is based within our Environmental Protection Team and will be responsible for:  the investigation of statutory nuisance complaints, pollution control, environmental permitting, contaminated land investigation, stray dogs, public health (including rodent infestations, filthy and verminous premises and drainage issues), public health funerals, drainage, noise measurement and commenting on planning and licensing applications.

The Senior Environmental Health Officer position level will also provide day to day supervision, advice, guidance and technical and developmental support to the environmental protection officers within the team.

About you

This position provides a career development opportunity and is open to applicants from Environmental Health Apprentice level up to Senior Environmental Health Officer.  We will support your career by providing a training program within the workplace to support the experience and/or qualifications needed in relevant areas and also encourage your further development.

You be enrolled on a relevant course and making progress towards becoming a qualified Environmental Health Officer (EHO) and registration with EHRB.  (i.e. apprenticeship, BSc or MSc in Environmental Health).  With experience of working within a regulatory environment you will also have knowledge of enforcement procedures and possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. 

About Us

South Kesteven is a district full of promise and potential. At South Kesteven, we want to change people’s lives in meaningful ways by becoming the best District to live, work and visit – and we know that by working together, we can achieve that.

We value our employees, and we offer a range of benefits that really make a difference, for everyone.   We promote flexible, hybrid working arrangements to help you live a balanced lifestyle that works for you. We’re also modernising our workspace and embracing new technology so that everyone can work efficiently and comfortably.

You will be given the chance to grow in your career, taking ownership of your learning journey with exciting opportunities for development within the Council.

Here at SKDC you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days increasing with length of service to 31 days, plus Bank Holidays. As we encourage healthy, happy employees, we also offer an annual leave purchase scheme, low-cost health care plan, a Cycle to Work scheme and regular wellbeing activities.  You can rest assured that we’re thinking about your future. Not only can we help you in the short-term with financial schemes to help spread the cost of cars, bikes and technology – you’ll become a member of the generous and trusted Local Government Pension Scheme.

For further information or an informal chat about the roles please contact Ayeisha Kirkham, Public Protection Manager via email on  or call 07712199042

To download a job description and apply for the post, please visit

Closing date: 31 March 2023 at 5pm

Interview Date: 14 April 2023 or 21 April 2023.




Welcome to South Kesteven, one of the biggest and widespread districts in the UK, covering 365 square miles of some of England's finest countryside. Our four traditional market towns; Grantham, Bourne, Stamford and The Deepings, together with over 80 villages are home to over 130,000 residents.

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