Environmental Health Officer

Location
Staffordshire
Salary
£31,371 - £34,788
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
06 May 2019
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer

  • Grade I (£31,371 - £34,788 per annum)
  • Permanent
  • 37 hours per week (Part-time will be considered)
  • Essential car user allowance

Lichfield is a vibrant and historic city and district located in the heart of Staffordshire just north of Birmingham.  It is a popular tourist destination and hosts numerous popular public events throughout the year. 

We have an immediate vacancy for an Environmental Health Officer.  You will be involved in all aspects of Environmental Health work at a key level.  The major tasks undertaken will be Food Safety, Health & Safety, Private Water Supply and all the major licensing functions undertaken by the section to the highest standards of customer service. In particular you will help with the development of the safety plans for the public events that take place and have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant and effective Safety Advisory Group (SAG). Event safety is an evolving area of work for the Authority and we want a motivated and enthusiastic person to support us with the positive contribution we are making to public safety.  You will also get the opportunity to support and grow existing primary authority agreements.   

You will need to be motivated by achieving high quality customer-focused service delivery and positive public health outcomes. Excellent communication and IT skills are essential and you'll need to be a confident, organised, flexible and outward-looking team player, with a practical common sense approach to the job. Experience in enforcement work is required. 

We offer a competitive package which includes up to 30 days annual leave, pension scheme, payment of professional fees, access to free parking, flexible working options (including homeworking), learning and development opportunities, leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits.   You will based at the Council offices right in the heart of Lichfield city centre. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Fiona West, Food and Health & Safety Manager on 01543 308744 or fiona.west@lichfielddc.gov.uk .

A full Job Description & Person Specification is available on our recruitment website: https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/55201/environmental-health-officer/ , where can you also apply.

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