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Environmental Health Officer

Government of Jersey
Jersey (GB) (JE)
£55,293 – £60,931
Closing date
24 Jun 2023

Job Details

Job title: Environmental Health Officer

Salary: £55,293 – £60,931 per year

Job location: Jersey, Channel Islands

Relocate to Jersey and become our Island’s first line of defence for food hygiene and safety . This role helps protect an Island community ensuring the safety of over 100,000 Islanders and our tourists. Enjoy more influence and see the difference you’re making every day by joining our team.

Information re. the role:

The Government of Jersey’s Environmental Health team are responsible for improving food hygiene and minimising infectious disease  in an island community of just over 100,000 people.

We are seeking a qualified environmental health officer to relocate to Jersey on a permanent contract or fixed term contract of up to 16 months.

You’ll be at the frontline, creating rules and regulations that are socially responsible, fair and reasonable for our Island. You’ll also be responsible for making sure that all our plans and activities are sustainable and fulfil our obligations not just within our Island, but also nationally and internationally.

This position focuses on building partnerships and relationships, and includes proactive advisory visits to protect public health. The team works closely with the Jersey Hospitality Association and other industry bodies to ensure the best food safety and hygiene standards are upheld in Jersey.

Enjoy more influence and see the difference you’re making every day by joining our team.

Our team take pride in proactively influencing the environmental health process by reviewing and helping to improve a small community. Visits and inspections can range from home-based cupcake businesses to Michelin starred restaurants, music festivals and everything in between!

This role involves carrying out effective methods of persuasive compliance, by following up on cases and working with stakeholders to advise on potential remedies to issues. Prosecution is a last resort, but undertaken where necessary.

Professionally there will be opportunities to access numerous training, development and progression prospects. Working in environmental health in the Channel Islands provides you with unique opportunities to be involved in guidance and law development, as well being on the ground meeting the public.

For an informal discussion or to find out more information please contact Caroline Maffia via

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28-30 The Parade
St. Helier

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