Food & Safety Officer (Commercial)

£30,451 - £35,745
15 Jan 2021
14 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


£30,451 - £35,745 p.a. plus benefits package and essential car user allowance

As part of the Commercial Team you will be required to carry out proactive and reactive food hygiene inspections and interventions, investigate complaints concerning food, health and safety and infectious diseases. You will organise the team sampling programme. You will undertake “hazard spotting” at interventions and participate in other Health and Safety intervention strategies as required.

You will hold a BSc in Environmental Health or a Higher Certificate in Food Control, be EHRB Registered and have proven recent experience as an authorised Food Safety and Health and Safety Officer. You will possess strong communication, organisational and time management skills, and be able to work as part of a team or on your own initiative. A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

In return the Council offers a range of benefits:
▪ Flexible working
▪ Childcare scheme (in approved cases)
▪ Training and development
▪ Occupational health programme
▪ Essential car user allowance
▪ Holidays, sickness and salary pension scheme entitlements

Closing date for completed applications is: 14th February 2021

Selection process will be held in week commencing: W/C 22nd February 2021
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Customer Services on (01353) 665555 and ask to speak to the Senior Environmental Health Officer, or apply on line at:

The Council is an equal opportunities employer and operates a smoke-free policy.

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