Environmental Health Officer/Food Safety Officer

£25,260- £41,772
28 Jun 2019
22 Jul 2019
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Regulatory Services

Environmental Health Officer/Food Safety Officer

SALARY £25,260 - £41,772 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience)

The Council’s vision is for North Hertfordshire to be a vibrant place to live, work and prosper. The Environmental Health Service plays an important part in delivering this vision and protecting the quality of life of our residents.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our Commercial Team. The duties of the post include the inspection of food premises, and the investigation of complaints about food and food outlets. In addition the post holder will be required to undertake health and safety inspections, to carry out the investigation of workplace accidents and complaints, and other public health related duties such as assessment of private water supplies. We also have public safety responsibilities for a number of major events in the district, including festivals at Knebworth Park.

You must have a recognised qualification in Environmental Health or the Higher Certificate in Food Control and be registered with EHRB or be in the final year of study for a recognised qualification in Environmental Health and be committed to achieving EHRB registration within six months of appointment. You will have relevant knowledge and experience, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm for and commitment to making a difference in North Hertfordshire.

We can offer you an excellent benefits package including a pension scheme, generous leave allowance, flexi-time, home working, leisure concessions and more.

How to Apply

To apply for this position you must complete the Council's online application form at www.north-herts.gov.uk under the Jobs and Careers page using our secure web recruitment tool.  Please note that we do not accept CV applications, either on their own or accompanying application forms. Therefore please ensure that all relevant information is provided on the application form.

As a Council committed to equality and diversity we welcome applications from all sections of the community.  Disabled people who meet the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

If you would like an informal chat about the post, you can contact Liz Devere, The Commercial Team Manager, on 01462 474520.

Closing Date:  Noon on Monday 22nd July 2019                                                         

Interviews:       Tuesday 6th August 2019

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