Environmental Health Officer

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
G7: £35,783 to £36,910 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
Posted
13 Oct 2020
Closes
26 Oct 2020
Ref
001816
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer  

Job reference 001816   

Location St Aldate's Chambers   Salary G7: £35,783 to £36,910 per annum - (pro rata for part time)   Package 28 days holiday, local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, flex scheme (where appropriate), employer benefits scheme. Please Note: All vacancies close at midnight on the stated closing date.   

The role

Oxford City Council is a forward thinking, innovative Local Authority looking for a dynamic, experienced and enthusiastic Environmental Health Officer to be part of our busy Business Regulation Team, covering a range of regulatory functions including Official Food Controls, Infectious Disease investigation (including COVID-19) and Health & Safety at Work.

About us

Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status. Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) ‘Excellence in Innovation (General)’ winners 2017, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) ‘Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System’, and several ‘Team of the Year’ national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving ‘Council of the Year’ in 2015. We are accredited with the Customer Service Excellence Quality Mark which helps us to ensure that the customer is always placed at the heart of everything we do.

With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.

We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include generous holiday (from 28 days a year plus bank holidays), local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and flexible working in many roles. We offer well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also have an employee wellbeing programme, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.

How to apply

More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.

Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please). For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk Job Title Environmental Health Officer Job reference 001816 Service Area / Directorate Regulatory Services and Community Safety Salary and Grade G7: £35,783 to £36,910 per annum - (pro rata for part time) Contract Permanent Hours per week 37 Location Oxford - St Aldate's Chambers If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848. Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history. Coronavirus information: It is intended to conduct interviews via a video conferencing platform such as Zoom or Jitsi; please contact us if this is not an option for you. For most roles the successful applicant will be expected to work from home for the immediate future. They should ensure that they have reliable and secure wifi access; a suitable workspace and are prepared to undertake distance learning and training.

Closing Date: 26 October 2020 Late applications will not be processed Interview Date(s): 12 November 2020/ 13 November 2020

For an informal discussion about the post please contact David Stevens on 01865 252556 or email dstevens@oxford.gov.uk

We are an equal opportunity employer:

We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the community we support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and employee can flourish and succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities. All applicants will be given fair consideration for work and will not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of any protected characteristic.

Oxford City Council is not currently licensed as a sponsor and cannot employ migrant workers outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland under the Point Based System rules, issued by the UK Border Agency.

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