Senior Environmental Health Officer (Commercial)

£33,136 - £40,858
21 Dec 2018
13 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time



 £33,136 - £40,858 p.a.  plus benefits package

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Commercial team. We are looking for a professionally qualified and skilled officer who is competent, confident, enthusiastic and highly motivated to fill the post of Senior Environmental Health Officer. You will be required to lead and manage a small team of officers to deliver a range of activities which fulfill the Council’s statutory food and Health and Safety function. You will also be required to ensure the service meets statutory and local performance requirements, through planning, supervision, support and development of team members.

We are looking for candidates with at least 5 years relevant professional experience who hold a degree or equivalent in Environmental health with at least 2 years of proven knowledge and experience of working in food safety and health and safety inspection and enforcement, in a local authority setting. You will also need to meet the competency requirements of a Lead Officer as detailed within the Food Standards Agency Code of Practice.  A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

In return, the Council offers a range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working
  • Childcare scheme (in approved cases)
  • Occupational health programme
  • Training and development
  • Essential user car allowance (up to £1,239 p.a.)
  • Holiday, sickness and pension scheme entitlements

For an application pack please contact Customer Services on (01353) 665555 or, if you wish to apply on line, please click on the link below

Closing date for completed applications is:  13th January 2019

The selection process will be held on:         28th January 2019

Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by the HR Department. If you have not been contacted by the time of the interview, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer.

The Council is currently in the process of implementing a new pay and grading structure.  Please be advised that the salary offered to the successful candidate may change as a result of the review.

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