Env Protection & Public Health Team Leader & EHO/Technical Officer

£32,233 to £37,107
04 Sep 2018
25 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Environmental Protection & Public Health Team Leader 

Salary: Principal Officer Grade 9 (£37,107 per annum) 

(Plus essential user car allowance) 

(Relocation package available) 


Environmental Health Officer / Technical Officer (Commercial Services)

Salary: Principal Officer Grades PO6 (£34,106) / PO4 (£32,233)

(Plus essential user car allowance) 

(Relocation package available) 

We are looking for professionally qualified and skilled officers who are competent, confident, enthusiastic and highly motivated to fill the above posts. These posts are offered on a full-time basis of 37 hours per week worked Monday to Friday. 

About us

Here at Barrow Borough Council we look after our employees and offer a place where people are proud to live and work; a better quality of life. 

The Borough of Barrow-in-Furness is situated at the southern tip of Cumbria, on the northern shores of Morecambe Bay and set against the spectacular backdrop of the English Lake District Mountains.  It is surrounded by beautiful beaches and is a bustling Victorian town with a proud industrial heritage and a long association with shipbuilding and maritime activities.  The area is perfect for people wanting an active lifestyle with easy access to beaches and the Lake District. The housing is second to none and very reasonably priced. The town has plenty to keep you busy in your role from approved food businesses, hotels and restaurants, diverse housing, industrial estates and leisure-based activities. The role is also commutable from the M6 and the surrounding areas with one of the most scenic journeys in the Country. 

About you

Environmental Protection & Public Health Team Leader

You will be managing and supporting our dedicated teas in their increasingly busy and demanding day to day duties; managing a practical personal workload and assisting the Public Protection Manager in the supervision, management and development of the service. To be successful, you will be a self-motivated and enthusiastic team player, possessing excellent communication, organisational and analytical skills and be able to demonstrate excellent people, performance and resource management skills. We need a manager who can innovate and develop service delivery to enable the Council to meet its public protection responsibilities against a background of increasingly demanding resource pressures.

Environmental Health Officer / Technical Officer (Commercial Services)

You will be responsible for the monitoring and enforcement of standards in a wide range of activities including food safety, health and safety, public health and animal welfare licensing.  You will be expected to manage a diverse caseload, serve legal notices and carry out prosecutions where necessary and be an effective communicator. You must hold the Diploma or BSc/MSc in Environmental Health and be registered as an EHO with the Environmental Health Registration Board or equivalent Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland or the Higher Certificate in Food Control. 

Supporting documents:

Environmental Protection and Public Health Team Leader – Job Description & Person Specification

Environmental Health Officer / Technical Officer (Commercial Services) – Job Description & Person Specification

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specifications as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. 

To apply for either of these vacancies you need to complete an application form.  Please visit www.yourcumbriajobs.co.uk to apply online.

Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 2LD on (01229) 876543 or e-mail hr@barrowbc.gov.uk.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 25th September 2018

Interviews: Week Commencing: 8th October 2018

The Council welcomes applications from people with disabilities and from the minority ethnic community who are underrepresented within our workforce.

Being Disability Confident demonstrates that the Council is committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people.  The Council is recognised as a Disability Confident Employer and will guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the job. 

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