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Graduate Environmental Health Officer
  • Employer: Dartford Borough Council
  • Reference: DBC/GEHO
  • Published: Fri 12/08/2022, 11:03 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/09/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Flexi time available. Free parking.
  • Salary: £34,066 rising to £38,303
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Kent

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Graduate Environmental Health Officer

Dartford is a diverse and exciting place to work with excellent opportunities created by a challenging and varied workload. This is a role for someone that likes to problem solve and takes pride in protecting the environment and public health.


We are looking for a professional, competent and enthusiastic Graduate Environmental Health Officer who is able to manage a demanding and varied caseload. You will be joining a friendly, busy and professional team.


Whilst you are working with us, you will be supported in your training/experience required to complete your professional exams in order to become a Registered Environmental Health Practitioner with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. You will gain experience across all five technical areas required to complete your Portfolio and Professional Discussion. Upon completion you will work towards gaining experience within all aspects of work covered by the Environmental Protection Team, including air quality, acoustics, contaminated land and statutory nuisance. Candidates for this post must have have completed a Masters or Batchelor of Science Degree in Environmental Health/Public Health gained studying a course accredited by the Charted Institute of Environmental Health (See below).

This is an opportunity to be supported to gain your additional professional qualifications and experience whilst being fully employed. With a desire to provide the best possible customer service, you will be able to work with minimum supervision and keen to contribute proactively to the strong team-working ethos. An ability to keep accurate records and be able to produce reports, gather legal evidence and produce legal case files is essential.


At the end of the two year contract, and subject to the successful completion of your Portfolio and Professional Discussion, you will be welcome to apply for any vacant Environmental Health Officer post available at the time.


Driving licence and own vehicle casual (mileage paid).


If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Darian Keady, Team Manager – Environmental Protection Team 01322 343409 or email


In order to apply for the post, you must have completed an accredited CIEH Degree. Details of accredited courses can be found on the CIEH website.