Senior Environmental Health Officer

£33,948 - £37,842
21 May 2019
23 Jun 2019
Food Safety
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Environmental Health Officer

Ref: LBH5049

Heathrow Airport

Permanent, full-time

£33,948 - £37,842

About Hillingdon

Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first. 

London Borough of Hillingdon is the second largest borough of the 33 London boroughs. It has a diverse population and two major busy London airports. 

About the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Environmental Health Officer to join our Imported Food Team at London Heathrow Airport. The successful candidate will be responsible for enforcing European and Domestic import legislation by means of enforcement, advice and education.

Heathrow Airport operates a service 24 hours a day 7 days a week and the team is responsible for checking and sampling food products that have been imported into the UK through Heathrow Airport.

Full training will be provided on imported controls.

About the person

Excellent communication skills and experience of providing good customer care are essential. You will be expected to provide advice and information to service users and other local authorities and liaise with government departments such as the Food Standards Agency and UK Border Force.

We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:

  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
  • a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
  • generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
  • career breaks
  • flexible working hours
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a Credit Union
  • on-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • payment of professional fees where these are required
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
  • cycle purchase scheme
  • car sharing scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses

Closing date: 23 June 2019.

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