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Senior / Environmental Health Officer - closes 29.10.2020

Senior / Environmental Health Officer Band 7-9 - Fixed term contract to end of March 2021.

Career Graded £29,577 - £43,857 per annum

Fixed term contract to support with Covid-19 responsibilities including outbreak management and enforcement and the food safety inspection programme (see below for more information).

The successful applicant will join a small, professional and hardworking team who support each other in delivering the team's environmental health responsibilities. Of particular relevance to this post are food safety competencies, however, other lead skill areas will be considered.

The role covers extensive and varied subject matter and offers the chance for the successful candidate to utilise their wide range of skills and experience, to manage their own workload. Evening and weekend working will be required.

With public health at the heart of everything we do, our service delivers a district based approach to environmental health issues with EHO's leading on the work in their patch. Technical demands are supported by experienced environmental health practitioners.

This role is career graded giving both experienced and less experienced officers an opportunity to apply. Newly qualified officers will be considered.

You will be working in a Council that is focussed on improving the lives of people living in Fenland, encouraging a thriving local economy and providing excellent customer service. Cross team working and our unique One Team culture are how we work here. Innovative ideas are always welcomed.

You will need to be well organised and responsive to all of our customers; possess a good knowledge of environmental health practice, enforcement skills and have sound judgement. You'll also need excellent communication skills, present a can do approach and work well in a team.

Informal enquiries to:

  • Justin Hanson on 01354 622541 or
  • Annabel Tighe on 07810 317438 or

Benefits include: essential car user allowance plus mileage, flexi time and ability to work from the most appropriate location, including home, reduced price gym membership, cycle to work scheme.

If you are interested in this post and would like to apply, please complete an application form (please read the guidance notes) and send to the Human Resources team, preferably by email to or post to the HR Team, at Fenland District Council, Room 48, Fenland Hall, County Road, March, PE15 8NQ.

Application forms are available to download from this page or alternatively please either phone our Customer Services team on 01354 654321 or email

Closing date: 29th October 2020

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