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Food Safety Officer / Environmental Health Officer (Commercial)

East Cambridgeshire District Council
£30,451 - £35,745
Closing date
25 Sep 2022
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£30,984 - £40,578 p.a. plus benefits package

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Commercial team. We are looking for a professionally qualified and skilled officer who is competent, confident, enthusiastic and highly motivated to fill the post of Food Safety Officer or Environmental Health Officer. You will be part of a small team of officers to deliver a range of activities which fulfil the Council’s statutory food and Health and Safety function. We are looking for candidates with at least 3 years relevant professional experience with at least 2 years of proven knowledge and experience of working in food safety and health and safety inspection and enforcement, in a local authority setting. You will hold a degree or equivalent in Environmental Health or a Higher Certificate in Food Control, and be EHRB Registered. You will also need to meet the competency requirements for an officer at this level as detailed within the Food Standards Agency Code of Practice. A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

In return, the Council offers a range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working
  • Childcare scheme (in approved cases)
  • Occupational health programme
  • Training and development
  • Essential user car allowance (up to £1,239 p.a.)
  • Holiday, sickness and pension scheme entitlements

For an application pack please contact Customer Services on (01353) 665555 or, if you wish to apply on line, please click on the link below

Closing date for completed applications is: Sunday, 25th September 2022 The selection process will be held on: W/C 3rd October 2022

Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by the HR Department. If you have not been contacted by the time of the interview, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer.

The Council is currently in the process of implementing a new pay and grading structure. Please be advised that the salary offered to the successful candidate may change as a result of the review.

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