Generalist Environmental Health Officer

05 Sep 2020
05 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Buckingham Futures have taken on an excellent opportunity in Hertfordshire for an EHORB Registered generalist EHO to develop, implement and enforce health policies using specialist technical skills and knowledge to maintain and safeguard standards across the full range of environmental health functions. 


You will cover:


  • food safety and food standards
  • environmental protection
  • housing
  • noise control
  • occupational health and safety
  • pollution control
  • Responsibilities


  • carry out routine or unplanned visits and inspections to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation and take action to improve conditions
  • provide advice and assistance to householders and businesses
  • take photos, produce drawings, remove samples and conduct interviews as part of the inspection process
  • investigate complaints from the general public
  • carry out food hygiene and food standards inspections
  • investigate accidents at work and complaints about poor standards of health and safety, identifying any areas of negligence
  • investigate outbreaks of infectious disease and prevent it spreading any further
  • advise on planning and licensing applications
  • monitor levels of noise, air, land and water pollution
  • take enforcement action, initiate legal proceedings, prepare and give evidence in court
  • advise on health and safety issues in relation to new buildings and developments
  • arrange for the removal of abandoned vehicles and refuse.
  • If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8732 5450 or email


     Best regards,


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