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Environmental Health Officer

Runnymede Borough Council
£35,508 - 47,956 (July pay award pending)
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Environmental Health Officer

(£35,505 - £47,956) (July pay award pending) 

(37) Hybrid working

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Environmental Health Officer within with enthusiasm and drive to join our multidisciplinary Residential Team.

You will be joining a supportive, friendly team and will report directly to the Residential Team Leader. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic, ambitious, committed, self-motivated with a positive attitude to join our team to provide excellent customer service to support us in delivering first-class services. Day to day role will include –

  • The investigation of statutory nuisance complaints arising from residential premises.
  • Responding to planning consultations
  • Public health funerals
  • Waste and public health concerns arising from residential premises.
  • Construction & demolition complaints
  • Waste enforcement in respect of fly tipping, including environmental crime.

About you

  • BSc/MSc in Environmental Health
  • EHORB registered or equivalent
  • Previous experience is essential.
  • Full Driving Licence.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent communicator, able to influence residents.
  • Able to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

About Runnymede

Runnymede is an ambitious, passionate, and progressive council with a forward- thinking attitude and award-winning departments. As a Borough Council, we are committed to our four core values and goals which we demonstrate through our ongoing policies and projects.  We are always keen to improve our services and welcome innovative and proactive individuals who are open minded and have a positive approach in supporting our vision. 


  • Hybrid working 3 days in the office, 2 days working from home.
  • Flexible working 7am-7pm (Core hours are 10-11.30am & 2.30pm-4pm) and Flexi-leave.
  • 28 Days annual leave, plus 8 days bank holidays and 1 extra day at Christmas
  • Excellent Pension Scheme, including access to an Advanced Voluntary Contributions
  • Free Parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Payment of one professional membership per annum
  • Cycle to work + further related discounts
  • Season ticket loan
  • UK Healthcare plan after 1 years’ service
  • Dental insurance plan after 3 years’ service
  • Mileage allowance

How to apply

For more information on the role and to apply please visit: Runnymede Borough Council Jobs | Surrey Jobs

We are passionate about building an inclusive and diverse workforce and we welcome applications from candidates with a variety of backgrounds, skills and abilities. If it is difficult for you to apply online, please contact Human Resources at or on 01932 425516 who will be able to assist you.

For an informal chat about this role please contact (Aileen Baker), (Residential Team Leader) on (01932 425716) or (  

Closing Date: 23 June 2024

Interview Date(s): 9 July 2024

If you do not hear from us within two weeks from the closing date you have not been successful on this occasion. Thank you for considering Runnymede Borough Council.

Runnymede Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults with care support needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You may be requested to present your identification at the interview stage and there will be several checks conducted during the onboarding process inclusive of an enhanced DBS check for specified roles.



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