Environmental Health Officer (Commercial)

South East of England
17 Dec 2020
17 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client in the South East is seeking an Environmental Health Officer to joins its team on an initial 6-month basis in response to the pandemic,

Main purpose

  • Role will be to provide Coronavirus related business engagement work, conducting visits to check covid-secure working practices in a range of premises and generally responding to complaints and enquiries related to covid-secure working arrangements.
  • Assist with the Council's contact tracing work or assist with workplace outbreaks.
  • Whilst they will primarily be enforcing legislation relevant to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be a requirement on occasion to carry other Environmental Health functions commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • Environmental Health professional or graduate in a related subject and can demonstrate competency as required by the Food Law Code of Practice and with and recent experience of health and safety regulation.
  • Familiarity with every changing coronavirus legislation essential
  • Competent in the use of the Civica APP database also essential.
  • Someone with wide experience of the remit of an Environmental Health Service.


  • Organised, diligent and flexible.
  • Excellent record keeping and communication skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and be comfortable working independently, under pressure and with changing priorities. 

Working arrangements:

  • Looking to fill 36 hours / week
  • Role requires an element of unsociable working: some expectation of work between 16:00 to 23:00 on up to 2 nights per week, work one day every weekend and the remainder of hours during normal working days.
  • The role would suit flexible hours, part-time and job share working arrangements and the post may be filled by more than one candidate.
  • Expected to almost exclusively work out in the field or from home
  • Must have access to own transport, a full driving licence and relevant business use insurance.
  • Appropriate PPE will be available as required by the role.

To register your interest, please email ricky@buckinghamfutures.com or call us on 020 8125 4321.

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