Environmental Health Officer
Band 8- 9 - £28,226 to £34,373 per annum (subject to qualifications and experience) Full time 37 hours per week, Based at the Guildhall, Gainsborough (with provision to work from home regularly)
We are looking to appoint an Environmental Health Officer on a permanent basis who is either fully qualified or working towards achieving this. The role will focus mainly on the Environmental Protection work areas and will also contribute to the wider environmental health function. The candidate does not need to be certified to complete food hygiene inspections, but applications from persons who are will be considered accordingly.
The role will cover the full range of environmental protection duties, including LA-IPPC permitting, air quality, commercial complaints and contaminated land work. You will need to assess and interpret legislation and technical guidance and its application. You will enforce noise and pollution control legislation through the provision of advice and information, service of notices, default works and/or legal proceedings and giving evidence in court. You will be involved in assessing the environmental aspects of planning and licensing consultations.
Applications from Environmental Health Graduates who have yet to complete their practical training programme which will lead to registration as an Environmental Health Practitioner would also be welcomed.
Consideration will also be given to candidates who can add additional expertise and capacity to the Council and enable us to enhance the work that we do to address poor food hygiene standards. You will help to ensure that food businesses are provided with advice and guidance to enable them to maintain and improve standards and to work on other environmental health related work areas, which will be agreed as part of the recruitment process.
If you would like to join a small, effective and proactive Council then we want to hear from you.
To apply: visit www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/my-council/jobs for more details about the role and to apply online. Please note we do not accept CV’s as a form of application. Applicants will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Scotland check.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview invites will be sent out via email.
If you would like to discuss the role, contact Sarah Gamble (EP) on 01427 675109, Richard Hutchinson (Food) on 07810 658323 or Andy Gray on 01427 675195