Environmental Health Officer

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£31,371 - £37,849 per annum
06 Sep 2019
20 Sep 2019
Food Safety
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer

We have an opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to specialise in the area of food hygiene; inspecting food premises and scoring them in accordance with the Food Standards Agency Food Hygiene Rating System. You’ll investigate complaints about food hygiene and practice and outbreaks of infectious disease. You’ll also take part in sampling programmes and will be supported as a member of a wider team also covering health and safety The role is a full time, permanent position offering a competitive salary of £31,371 - £37,849 per annum.

As an employee of the Council you will enjoy:

- A fine location, in a vibrant town, rich in culture, with extensive green belt bordering on the Peak District, yet close to the M1 and within easy travelling distance of the major centres of Sheffield and Leeds

- Excellent conditions of employment with a fair employer, which promotes work life balance, flexible working and a defined benefit pension

- A state of the art office environment

What we’re looking for in our ideal Environmental Health Officer:

- Level 6 Degree in Environmental Health and Certificate of Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board

- Previous relevant experience including using a range of computer applications and ICT including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, internet and e-mail

- Practical experience of dealing with members of the public and businesses, with a level of competence required to achieve compliance with legislation

- Confident and effective communicator in dealing with the public and businesses

- An understanding of the relevant legislation, guidance, procedures and practices and the technical processes necessary for the application of such legislation

- Logical, methodical, accurate and flexible approach to work

- Ability to manage a challenging work load, working effectively on your own, using your own initiative as well as part of a team

- Some experience in health and safety would be beneficial

The post is career graded depending on knowledge, competency and experience. Some knowledge of regulatory services and food hygiene legislation is essential. Whatever level you join us at, you will also bring to the role a commitment to work flexibly, and an appetite for engaging in continuous training and professional development in this rewarding field of work.

Closing date: 20th September 2019

If you feel that you have the skills and experience to be our Environmental Health Officer, then please click ‘apply’ today!

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