Environmental Health Officer - Food

Location
Essex
Salary
£33,920 - £41,735
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
17 Nov 2019
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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Environmental Health Officer  – Food

Salary: £33,920 - £41,735 per annum

Permanent Contract

37 Hours per Week

Thurrock Council offers the opportunity for two enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced officers to join its Residents Services department. Consideration will also be given to any newly qualified applicants or those who are completing their practical training

Thurrock is a mixed urban/rural/industrial authority with the potential to offer an interesting and varied workload.

You should be an excellent communicator, with the ability to organise and prioritise your own workload, have good computer skills and be able to work as part of a team.

You must be committed to achieving and maintaining high standards of work within the Council.  You will need excellent verbal and written communication skills and may be requested to deliver group training/presentations.

You must have successfully completed the Environmental Health Degree or Diploma, be EHRB registered and have a minimum two years’ experience in food enforcement.  A relevant postgraduate qualification would be an advantage, as would experience in imported food work.

The post includes food hygiene, food standards, infectious disease control and imported food work streams.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Gareth Olive, Regulatory Manager or Caroline Collom, Lead Officer on 01375 652110.

Closing Date: 17 November 2019

Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

To view the Job Profile and Person Specification please follow the link below:

https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/sites/default/files/assets/documents/eho_food_-_jpps_sept_2019.doc

 

 

 

 

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