Senior / Environmental Health Officer


 £26,511 - £36,922 per annum*

 plus Essential Car User Allowance

37 hours per week


Those working towards their EHORB certification will be considered

Due to an internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen for a Senior / Environmental Health Officer to work in our environmental health team. This challenging and stimulating department deals with a variety of environmental health work including Food Safety, Health & Safety, Enviro-crime, Noise, Public Health and Housing matters.

With a BSc in Environmental Health or equivalent and an EHORB certificate of registration (or working towards) you will ideally also have at least 1 years experience of working in an environmental health role however applications from newly qualified officers will also be considered. Knowledge of current food hygiene legislation and supporting guidance is essential, even if you are not currently a food competent Officer.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Phil Fasham, Environmental Health Manager on 0116 272 7548.

* Salary dependent on qualifications and experience – see Job Description

Job Description & Person Specification

This position may initially be based mainly from home with some office based working and this is likely to be the case for the foreseeable future.

Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the link below Employee benefits

Flexible working may be considered but not guaranteed.

Where are we based?

The Main Council Offices are in Narborough in Leicestershire which is just 3 miles from the M1, junction 21 and not far from the centre of Leicester. The local train station is only a 5 minutes walk away and there are regular bus links to and from the city centre.

Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. 

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please select the 'apply online' button below.

Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 272 7517.

Closing date:        4 October 2021

Interview date:     14 October 2021

Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme. You just need to let us know on the application form. Please note, there may be occasions where it may not be appropriate to interview all applicants under this scheme, this may be due to high number of applications or seasonal high peak times, however the recruiting manager will select the applicant who best meets the essential criteria of the job profile.

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