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Environmental Health Officer

Braintree District Council
£34,255 - £42,796
Closing date
8 Apr 2024

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Environmental Protection, Housing
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Part Time




Career Grade 4/5, £34,255 to £42,796 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Environmental Health Officer in our Housing & Pollution team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated team player to undertake the full range of duties working in a geographical area of the District. We would be willing to consider applications from final year Environmental Health students or those requiring practical experience.

The Housing & Pollution specialist will undertake our HMO licensing, inspect properties for HHSRS compliance and carry out appropriate enforcement, respond to complaints of nuisance, filthy and verminous premises, permitted processes and contaminated land, and serving notices as necessary.

The role will also respond to planning and licensing consultations and play an active role in delivering any public health initiatives that we are involved in. 

The successful candidate will hold a degree or equivalent in Environmental Health or can demonstrate that they are actively working towards their qualification. Career grade candidates pay will be capped at scale point 29 (currently £37,675) until fully qualified.

Why choose Braintree District Council?

Braintree is an ambitious and dynamic Council and is becoming one of the fastest growing Districts in the East of England with three growing towns, London just 45 minutes away and the district located directly between the international transport centres of Stansted Airport and Harwich and Felixstowe International Ports. We have a deserved track record for delivering and a strong reputation within the business community. 

Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward-thinking approach which is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it. Some of the benefits of working for Braintree District Council are

* Competitive pay and benefits * Flexible working * Free parking

* Local government pension scheme * Learning and development for all staff

* Staff discounts at local businesses * Staff recognition schemes

* Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership

If you would like an informal chat about this post, please contact Chris Shipham on 01376 312372.

For more information and to apply please visit

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 8th April 2024


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