Richmondshire District Council

Environmental Health Officer

Salary: Grade 11 (SCP 35-37), £32,029 – £33,799 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent 

Working Pattern: Full time 

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Job Reference: ENVT EHO 04 RDC

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, talented and ambitious person to work within our Commercial Services Team.

The Team is responsible for food safety, health & safety, private water supplies, and animal welfare licensing, and is based in the beautiful North Yorkshire town of Richmond covering a large part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

We have a vacancy for a qualified Environmental Health Officer with a Certificate of Registration issued by the Environmental Health Registration Board.

The successful applicant will carry out the lead food safety role and be responsible for a varied caseload across the disciplines covered by the Commercial Services Team. This will include food premises inspections (and approved premises), responding to service requests and the investigation of food poisoning and outbreak notifications. Your role will include the provision of support and advice to individuals and the local business community, and where necessary to take appropriate enforcement action.

An enthusiasm for exploring new ways of working and developing new commercial elements of the service will be key aspects of this role.

For an informal discussion or for further information regarding this post please contact Sonia Bagshaw Environmental Health and Housing Options Manager on 01748 900901 or email

An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.



  • Closing date: 10am on Monday, 4 November 2019
  • Interview date: Thursday, 14 November 2019
  • An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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