Environmental Health Officer

Location
Cumbria
Salary
£26,822 - £30,153 per annum plus essential car user allowance and relocation costs
Posted
02 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer

37 hours per week

£26,822 - £30,153 per annum plus essential car user allowance and relocation costs

Copeland is a unique and memorable borough, and one which provides residents and visitors with an enviable quality of life, with unrivalled access to both urban and rural lifestyles. With an extensive western coastline around the main town of Whitehaven with some of the world's most fantastic scenery among the mountains and lakes of Lake District National Park area including Scafell and Wastwater.

Copeland Borough Council is looking to recruit an Environmental Health Officer to support the delivery of the Council’s environmental health service. 

You will need the organisational skills to manage a varied workload from Food Safety, Health and Safety Inspections, the investigation of a range of complaints including nuisance and pest control, Investigate Infectious Disease and RIDDOR notifications, organise and support sampling programmes and Private Water Sampling.  Letter, report writing and serving notices are an essential part of the role.

You must hold a degree in Environmental Health or a similar qualification and be registered with the EHRB or equivalent.  You should also have excellent communications skills and must hold a current driving licence and have the use of car.  Experience of investigations and inspections would be an advantage. 

If you would like an informal discussion about the roles, please speak to Sharon Blakeley (Tel: 01946 598346) or Jackie O’Reilly (Tel: 01946 598335).

Closing date:  Friday 16th February 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing 26th February 2018

To apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form.  You can visit  http://www.copeland.gov.uk/content/job-vacancies to complete an online application form or alternatively please contact Customer Services Department, The Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7JG, tel: 01946 598300.