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Environmental Health Technician

Salary:£25419-£27514 / Grade G

Service Unit:Environmental Health & Community Safety

Closing Date:28/08/2022

Post Number:0370

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Location: Civic Centre

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About you

You will be an excellent communicator and an enthusiastic, motivated problem solver, able to critically analyse issues impacting on individuals and communities to bring about improvements. You will have a degree in Environmental Health or significant relevant experience in dealing with neighbourhood nuisance, provision of financial assistance, housing complaints or other relevant community regulation. 

About the role

A great opportunity has arisen to join the Neighbourhoods Team in the Environmental Health and Community Safety service. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic technical officer, able to undertake risk-based prioritisation. The role involves dealing with complaints from residents and will include advising and supporting complainants, witnesses and perpetrators, investigating complaints and seeking resolution in line with our Enforcement Policy. In addition to regulatory activities, the role also includes the provision of financial assistance, including Disabled Facilities Grants.

About the team

The role of the Environmental Health and Community Safety service is to provide a safe, healthy and attractive environment for all those who live, work or visit the City of Exeter. The Neighbourhood Team has a wide remit, covering regulatory activities, such as nuisance, ASB, hoarding and empty homes and the provision of financial assistance, including loans and grants for home improvements and delivery of disabled facilities grants.

What next?

If we sound like the right fit for you and you feel like the right fit for us we would welcome your application. Please click on the Apply button at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively if you would like to find out more about the post, the team or working with us at the Council please contact Rebecca PadfieldPrincipal Environmental Health Officer on 01392 265147 or via email at

Our commitment

At Exeter City Council we are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

To support this commitment we will strive to implement reasonable adjustments to support any members of our communities who face barriers in recruitment processes, irrespective of the reason.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

If you would like further information on this please contact our HR Team at

Exeter City Council is a Mindful Employer



When this content has been updated

Last updated 1 August 2022