Technical Officer - Environmental Health

Posted on 22 October 2021
  • Directorate BHCC: Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities
  • Salary £27,741 - £32,234
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Bartholomew House/Working from Home

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Enforcement & Regulations
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team at Brighton & Hove City Council. We are seeking two Environmental Health Technical Officers to join our busy Environmental Protection Team within our Regulatory Service.

For an informal discussion about the job role please contact Kathryn Adderson, Regulatory Services Manager at: 

About the role

You will deal with a wide range of environmental protection matters, including noise and other nuisances. We are open to applications from people from an enforcement or environmental science background, as well as those with a comprehensive knowledge and experience of relevant environmental protection legislation and enforcement. A knowledge of and experience in acoustics, and/or environmental permitting and/or contaminated land would be an advantage.

The successful candidates will work as part of a busy, flexible, friendly, inclusive and professional team. The Team comprises five Technical Officers and an Environmental Health Officer working in conjunction with our Field Officers’ service.

For more detailed information on this role, please refer to the generic Job Description and Person Specification.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive work force that reflects our communities - a place where we can all be ourselves. Staff work in a supportive and safe environment, recognising their responsibility to value and respect each other’s contributions.


As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.


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