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Senior Environmental Health Officer - Environmental Protection

Broxtowe Borough Council
£44,659 - £46,469
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Senior Environmental Health Officer – Environmental Protection

Salary - £44,659 - £46,469 per annum (Grade 13)

Full-Time 37 hours per week

Designated Car User Allowance

Agile Working                                                         

We are looking for an experienced and qualified officer to lead, supervise and be responsible for our Environmental Protection team covering Noise, Air Quality, Contaminated Land, permitted processes, planning consultations and public health matters.

You will need to be highly motivated and able to work independently with your own small caseload.  You will have the ability to manage and lead a team, developing relevant policies and procedures to ensure quality services are delivered.

The post holder will act as a lead professional for the Environmental Protection Team, providing support to officers, carrying out complex cases or investigations and provide a link with other teams to achieve positive outcomes for customers.    

You must be a team player and have a proactive can do approach. You should also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to use the full remit of legislation in a balanced way. You should have knowledge and experience of Anti-social behaviour legislation and possess the ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

You must demonstrate competency, knowledge and expertise in all aspects of Environmental Protection functions with recent experience of working in a Local Authority enforcement role.

We encourage and support Chartered Environmental Health Practitioners and currently pay for annual membership of the CIEH.

What you need to know:

The post holder must be able to undertake site inspections

The post holder must have the ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business including working outside core business hours as required.

Should you wish to have an informal chat, please contact Suzanne Hickey on to arrange a call back.

Please apply through the Broxtowe Borough Council website (


Please quote reference No: H79

Closing date: 4th July 2024 (midnight)

Interview Dates: Week commencing 22nd July 2024

Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work:

•         Going the extra mile - a strong, caring focus on the needs of all communities

•         Ready for change - innovation and readiness for change

•         Employees - valuing employees and enabling the active involvement of everyone

•         Always improving - continuous improvement and delivering value for money

•         Transparent - integrity and professional competence

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme. You can read more about these at

We Offer:

•         a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days plus 8 days bank holidays (pro rata).

•         flexible working arrangements including flexi-time

•         gym membership discount at Liberty Leisure

•         access to a benefits package offering discounts on supermarkets, cinema tickets, high street and online retailers


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