Environmental Health Officer

Location
Isle of Man
Salary
£37,514 - £43,633
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
12 Aug 2019
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer

Department of Environment, Food & Agriculture

£37,514 - £43,633

Are you an experienced, motivated and knowledgeable Environmental Health Officer, looking to develop your career?

As an Environmental Health Officer on the Isle of Man you will have increased opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills in Environmental Health. This is a wide ranging role that offers more exposure to situations leading to training opportunities.

We are looking to appoint an Environmental Health Officer to join our team in the beautiful office in Thie Slieu Whallian, St Johns pictured above, in the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture headquarters.

If you are interested in working towards ensuring the public has access to decent homes, safe food and a safe environment this is the job for you. Working in a small friendly team you will have a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself and contribute to consistent quality service delivery.

What could this role offer you?

This is an amazing opportunity to work in an engaging and varied role.

The Environmental Health Unit carries out a diverse range of statutory functions on a day to day basis. This will ensure you develop into the role quickly giving you the opportunity to be technical lead in core areas of the departments work.

If not already qualified you may also be given the opportunity to train as a Meat Hygiene Inspector to help implement official controls within the Islands meat plant. This will require practical training within the plant along with the completion of the Royal Institute of Public Health (RIPH) Level 4 Diploma for Proficiency in Meat Inspection or equivalent. With a strong emphasis in supporting development in our profession we are committed to ensuring our staff have the development tools required to achieve the best standards of work.

Here you would be joining a strong, friendly team of individuals, who pride themselves on excellent customer service to across the island. This is a full time position but, as an equal opportunities employer, we will consider flexible working arrangements.

What the Island has to offer!

The Isle of Man is the ideal place to live and work, combining breath-taking unspoiled scenery, superb leisure facilities, with excellent air and sea links to the UK and Ireland.

With a population of around 83,000, the island has a lot to offer and those living here benefit from:

  • A great work-life balance
  • A relaxed way of life in a safe environment with low crime and great education provisions
  • Fantastic lifestyle opportunities - there are lots of opportunities for walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking to name a few!
  • Low income tax rates, maximum rate being 20%
  • With a buoyant economy, vibrant towns and miles of beautiful open countryside, the Isle of Man has something for everyone.

For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Island’s lifestyle, download our All about the Isle of Man Booklet, you can also visit www.locate.im

Relocation

Interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role.

The Isle of Man is offering a National Insurance Holiday Scheme which allows newly employed, relocated or returning residents to apply for a refund on their National Insurance contributions for their first year of living or returning to the Isle of Man, with refunds capped at £4,000. To see how this scheme could benefit you visit www.locate.im

Contacts for further information

To assist you in your decision making and application please contact Glenn Blacker, Environmental Health Manager 01624 685883.

Recruitment Timeframe

Closing date: 12th August 2019

Shortlisting date: 19th August 2019

Interviews will take place: 2nd September 2019

Interview expenses agreed in advanced will be covered.

How to apply

Please note a CV must be provided to support your application. It is recommended that you include a cover letter with your CV which explains your motivations for applying for this position and demonstrates your suitability for the requirements of the post. If you do wish to upload a cover letter with your CV, please ensure they are uploaded in one file.

If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment and Employment Changes Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. We encourage you to use the online application process which allows you to track your application and receive faster communication regarding your application. If you wish to apply using a manual application these can be found here. Please print the correct application off and return to OHR, 2nd Floor, Illiam Dhone House, Circular Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1AG. Please note an acknowledgement of receipt of application will not be sent for manual applications.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at hr.gov.im/careers