Port Health Officer & Senior Port Health Officer (two vacancies)

Runcorn, Cheshire
£27,905 - £34,788 & £29,636 - £37,849
13 May 2019
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Manchester Port Health Authority

Port Health Officer & Senior Port Health Officer (two vacancies)

Port Health Officer: SCP 30-38 £27,905 - £34,788

Senior Port Health Officer: SCP 32-41 £29,636 - £37,849

Based at: Dutton House, Runcorn, Cheshire

Job details: 35 Hours, Full time, Permanent

Manchester Port Health Authority are looking to recruit two officers (1 x Port Health Officer and 1 x Senior Port Health Officer) to join our small team based in Runcorn, Cheshire.

The Authority is responsible for undertaking the Port Health function for over 50 miles of waterway on the Manchester Ship Canal and River Weaver. Responsibilities of the Authority include: Ship inspection, imported food control, infectious disease control, water quality monitoring, environmental protection, pest control, waste management and civil contingency planning.

The successful candidates will have a degree in Environmental Health and hold a certificate of registration from the Environmental Health Officers Registration Board (applications for the post of Port Health Officer will be considered from those nearing completion of professional qualifications). They will be motivated by the challenge of a varied workload, have the ability to exercise good judgement and have excellent communication skills.

Officers will be expected to take part in a 24/7 standby/call out arrangement, for which extra remuneration will be payable.

Application is via CV and supporting letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the person specification. Please specify which post you wish to apply for.

Completed applications should be returned to Andrea Smith, Chief Port Health Officer  andreasmith@manchesterpha.org.uk by the close of business on: Friday 31 May 2019.


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