Environmental Health Officer – Part Time
Environmental Health Officer – Part Time
Service Area / Directorate Planning, Sustainable Development and Regulatory Services
Salary and Grade G7: £33,810 to £35,910 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
Contract Permanent Hours 18.5 per week Location Oxford - St Aldate's Chambers
The role Oxford City Council is a forward thinking, innovative Local Authority looking for a dynamic, experienced and enthusiastic EHRB registered (or equivalent) Environmental Health Officer to join our demanding Business Regulation Team.
The team deals with a range of Environmental Health regulatory functions in commercial premises. The successful candidate will primarily focus on food safety/health and safety enforcement. This will include delivery of the proactive inspection programmes and food/health and safety projects along with other commercial case work such as infectious disease investigation, nuisance and smoke free enforcement.
You will need to have a range of post qualification experience, including food safety and health and safety enforcement. Good working knowledge of current Environmental Health legislation together with problem solving, analytical and organisational skills are essential. As a confident and insightful communicator, you’ll be comfortable liaising with Councillors, internal and external customers as well as working with other partners to deliver a high quality service.
We are willing to negotiate the core working pattern for this part time post.
About us Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status. Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) ‘Excellence in Corporate Fraud’ winners 2016, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) ‘Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System’, and several ‘Team of the Year’ national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving ‘Council of the Year’ in 2015.
With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.
We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include generous holiday (from 28 days a year plus bank holidays), local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and flexible working in many roles. We offer well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also have an employee wellbeing programme, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.
Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please). For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.
Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.
Closing Date: 14 January 2019 Late applications will not be processed
Interview Date(s) : 25 and 28 January 2019
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Lesley Rennie on 01865 252836 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the community we serve so we welcome applicants from all communities. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for any vacancies.
Oxford City Council is not currently licensed as a sponsor and cannot employ migrant workers outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland under the Point Based System rules, issued by the UK Border Agency.