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Environmental Health Technical Officer/Senior Environmental Health Technical Officer

London Borough of Bexley
£42,705 - £49,403
Closing date
17 May 2024

Environmental Health Technical Officer/Senior Environmental Health Technical Officer

About Us:

Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.

We are looking for skilled officers who are competent, enthusiastic and highly motivated to fill the below posts within our Environmental Protection Team

Your duties will include investigation and response to complaints in relation to allegations of statutory nuisance, assess and approve s.61 applications, permitting and responding licensing consultations.

You must have working knowledge and understanding of the nuisance provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, knowledge of Licensing legislation and have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Michael Cooper, Acting Services Lead for Regulatory Services  on 0203 045 4322 or 

All Roles

The ability to travel around the Borough is essential. 

Please refer to the Job Description attached for more information.

We will offer you in return a package that includes a competitive salary, an excellent pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays. For more information on the benefits package on offer please refer to the Candidate Information document attached.

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date.

Candidate Profile

You will hold a degree or a diploma in Environmental Health or a related subject or have significant experience in Environmental Protection.

For the full list of essential and desirable criteria for this role then please refer to the Person Specification within the Job Description attached.

How to Apply

Use the ‘Apply for vacancy’ button.

Anticipated Interview Date: TBC.

Please note that the system has a one-hour time limit. We would advise you to prepare your answers separately and then copy and paste into the online form once finalised and have your CV and/or Supporting statement ready to upload.

If any mandatory fields are missing, a pop-up box will appear at the top of the page advising which sections require completion. Please check your Junk email for any correspondence.

Additional Information

As a disability confident employer Bexley welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. 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. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.    

This role may be available as a development opportunity through secondment for the Council’s existing employees.  The Council’s Secondment Scheme can be found If this option is of interest, please contact the recruiting manager.







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