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Environmental Health Technical Officer

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
Maidenhead, Berkshire
£27,372 - £31,169
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Environmental Health, Environment
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Contract Type
Full time

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We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Health Technical Officer (Residential) to join us!



This is a full-time, permanent role with hybrid working, and a salary of £27,372 - £31,169 per annum.


The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) is set in the wider county of Berkshire, one of the most economically productive and innovative areas of the country.  The borough council – a unitary authority - takes pride in its exceptional team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about providing quality services to the community. RBWM is a unique borough, with huge opportunity given its proximity to London and expanding business sectors, as well as being a major cultural and tourism area which includes international attractions such as Windsor Castle, Legoland and Ascot Racecourse.

Given our Royal connections, the eyes of the world are often on us, and we continue to rise to the challenge.

There are excellent opportunities to join our Environmental Health Service at RBWM.


The Role:

Working within our Housing and Public Protection Team you will be responsible for carrying out HHSRS inspections in both single and multi-occupancy dwellings.


You will be responsible for:

Responding to service requests, investigating complaints across the range of private sector housing including mobile homes and unauthorised encampments. Taking the appropriate enforcement action to bring both single dwellings and HMOs up to standard and actively seek out unlicenced HMOs.


What we are looking for:

For our Residential Technical Officer role, ideally you will have experience in a local authority housing enforcement environment, but we welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate the key transferable skills, experiences and behavioural attributes set out in the job accountability to deliver the requirements of the role.


What we offer:

  • 32 days annual leave 
  • Contributory pension scheme and an Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) scheme to enhance your pension provision
  • Flexible working including a hybrid working pattern for a better work-life balance.
  • Free employee parking close to the offices.
  • Give As You Earn scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing counselling, advice and information.
  • A range of flexible benefits including salary sacrifice schemes and discounted rates for a variety of goods and services.


RBWM values a collaborative and inclusive work environment, fostering creativity and innovation in all aspects of its operations. As an equal opportunities’ employer, we encourage applications from all as we believe diverse talent makes us stronger. 

If you have a disability, are a current or former member of the armed forces or have been part of any formal care system up to the age of 25, you will be guaranteed an interview, should you meet the minimum requirements for the role.

If you wish to discuss this position informally, please contact Carol Patterson, Principal Environmental Health Officer on


The whole of Eton town is a conservation area and there are significant areas of Windsor and Cookham similarly designated. The district includes 148 acres of parks, open spaces and recreational grounds and enjoys extensive riverside frontage with associated amenity areas. On the 1 April 1998 the Royal Borough and the other five Berkshire districts became Unitary Authorities and took over responsibility for the services previously provided by the former Berkshire County Council. The Royal Borough includes two ancient boroughs each with its own tradition and history. Windsor is known throughout the world for its castle, which has been a fortress and Royal residence for over 850 years. Both Windsor and its neighbour, Eton are major tourist attractions. The area of the Royal Borough extends along both banks of the River Thames between Runnymede and Windsor and on the south bank of the Thames from Windsor to Hurley. This area includes Datchet, Horton, Wraysbury, Old Windsor, Windsor Great Park, Sunninghill, Sunningdale, the Ascot Racecourse, the castle and the town of Windsor, Eton with its famous college, Maidenhead, the villages of Bray, Cookham and Hurley, White Waltham and Waltham St. Lawrence.

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