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Senior Environmental Health Officer - Harrogate Borough Council Closing Date: 15/01/2023

Post Number: SC32

Grade: K Salary: £42,503 - £44,539

Hours: 37

Looking for a new start? Come and work at Harrogate Borough Council.

Our values guide everything we do, and everything we do has an impact on the people who live here.

As the Senior Environmental Health Officer in the Safer Communities Service Licensing team you will take a lead role on the Licensing Service managing a team to deliver enforcement services across all areas including premises, alcohol, gambling and taxi licensing functions.

A major part of the role will be improving our service delivery and customer experience including online functionality and customer self-serve. You will be responsible for reviewing policies and procedures and seeking approval to implement and deliver these through the Licensing Committee and Council. The work will involve working closely with the Technical Support Team and the Licensing Enforcement Officers.

You will work with North Yorkshire local authority colleagues to harmonise policies and procedures in advance and beyond Local Government Reorganisation.

You will have full supervisory responsibility for the Licensing Enforcement Officers.

You must be a qualified Environmental Health Officer, be able to use technology to a high standard, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to use your own initiative, work under pressure.

For further information please contact Gareth Bentley, on 01423 500600 Ext: 58501 or email

Closing date for Applications:        15 January 2023                

Interviews to be held on:                 TBC

To apply, please visit Please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support Team if you need further assistance. 

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Harrogate Borough Council requires all applicants to complete the council’s application form and attach their suitability statement and CV.

Harrogate Borough Council reserves the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications are received.