Richmondshire District Council

Job summary

Title: Environmental Health Officer (Residential)

Salary: Grade 11 (SCP 35-37), £32,910 - £34,728 per annum 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Working Pattern: Full time

Hours: 37

Job Reference: ENVT EHO 04


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

The team is responsible for investigation of nuisances, pollution control, air quality monitoring, private sector housing enforcement and inspection of Part B Processes. We are based in the beautiful North Yorkshire town of Richmond and cover a large part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

You will be responsible for a varied caseload across the disciplines covered by the Residential Services Team. This will include investigation of nuisance complaints, planning consultation responses and investigation of housing disrepair. The need for flexibility will be key to also assisting in our response to Covid outbreaks and enforcement.

You will have good interpersonal skills as you will be liaising with internal departments as well as the public and other organisations. You will have the ability to manage a demanding workload and be able to prioritise and manage your workload to meet deadlines to a high standard. It is essential you have a ‘can-do’ attitude to work, be self-motivated and are committed to team working.

In line with current Government guidance on Covid, the work will involve a mix of home-working and office-working in Richmond.

For an informal discussion or for further information regarding this post please contact Kevin Carr on 01748 901180 or

Key documents

For further details please refer to the job description and person specification. To apply please complete our application form:

Job Description Person Specification Application Form

Benefits of working for the Council

Key dates

  • Closing date: 10am, Monday 1st November 2021
  • Interview date: Wednesday 10th November 2021
  • 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

Equal opportunities

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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