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Environmental Health Officer

East Staffordshire Borough Council
Burton Upon Trent
£34,834 to £38,223
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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About Us

East Staffordshire Borough Council is a high performing authority and a great mix of town and country. Our attractive benefits package includes the Local Government Pension Scheme; flexible working hours; generous annual leave; hybrid working; development opportunities and free car parking. The Council offices are based at Burton Town Hall in Burton upon Trent, which is also located close to the train station.


East Staffordshire is home to a wide range of food businesses including numerous large manufacturers and a diverse mix of housing that ensures variety to the role with a mixture of proactive and reactive work.      


The Role

We have a new fixed term post for an experienced Environmental Health Officer to join our Environmental Health Team. The post-holder will mainly be responsible for delivering a healthy homes project to address damp and mould and ensure compliance against housing standards and public health legislation.  


Key Requirements

You must have a Bsc/Msc in Environmental Health and be a qualified Environmental Health Officer registered by the Environmental Health Registration Board. 


You will have practical experience of working within Environmental Health with a proven track record in Housing and experience of managing complaints informally and formally.


Skills & Experience 

You must be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team. You should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to analyse and interpret legislation and enforce it in a balanced way. The successful applicant should also possess the ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.


Additional Information

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory basic level Disclosure & Barring Service Check.


The Council is actively building diverse teams and welcomes applications from everyone, including people of different age, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. We are a Disability Confident Employer.


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East Staffordshire Borough Council aims to recruit and retain the most talented people to enable us to deliver high quality services for our residents.  A career with East Staffordshire Borough Council offers rewarding and challenging opportunities in a wide range of roles, and the chance to make a difference to the lives of local people.  As an employee of East Staffordshire Borough Council you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, opportunities to learn and develop new skills and leisure activity discounts.  Further information regarding the numerous benefits and rewards associated with working for us can be found on this page Benefits and Rewards

About East Staffordshire

East Staffordshire is a great mix of town and country.  The capital of the National Forest, the St George’s Park FA Centre and a rich brewing heritage can all be found in the borough, as can beautiful countryside and interesting villages.  The Council offices and Town Hall are based in Burton upon Trent.

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Equality & Diversity

The Council is actively building diverse teams and welcomes applications from everyone, including people of different age, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. 

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and further details of our commitment to Equality and Diversity can be found on this page Equality and Diversity

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Learning and Development

We are committed to developing the skills and knowledge of our workforce to meet the current and future needs of the organisation. Further details of learning and development opportunities can be found on this page Learning and Development

How To Apply

Details of how to complete an application, can be found on this page How to apply

Company info
01283 508708
East Staffordshire Borough Council
Town Hall
King Edward Place
Burton upon Trent
DE14 2EB

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