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Environmental Health Officer

The Highland Council
Fort William
£43,552 - £47,629
Closing date
23 Jun 2023

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Food Safety, Housing
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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

 Environmental Health Officer  

Location:      Fort William*

Hours:          35 hours per week              
Duration:     Permanent                 
Salary:         £43,552 - £47,629 p.a.

* This post may be home or office-based. We are reviewing our office accommodation to determine best use, taking into account business requirements and staff preferences and their requirements. Work location will remain under review. It should be noted that in the interests of operational efficiency the post-holder may be required to work across Area boundaries.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: John Murray Tel: 07766 366759

Job Purpose: Responsible for the full range of operational duties in relation to Environmental Health. In addition, there may be a requirement to undertake the role of a specialist officer.

Provide supervision, guidance and training to Technical Officers and Student Environmental Health Officers.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated.  Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Candidates must hold the REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health, or received confirmation from the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) of the equivalency of their qualifications (further information on this process can be obtained by emailing

A current UK driving licence and a commitment to regular travel across the Council area. Travel throughout Highland will be required.

Disability Confident (sensible size)


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