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Environmental Health Officer

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
£37,431 - £49,021
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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Food Safety, Health and Safety
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer

£37,431 - £49,021 per annum inclusive of outer fringe allowance (career grade)

Full-time, 37 hours per week (hybrid working)

Fixed term contract - 12 months

Ref: PPPG/23/252347

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Environmental Health Officer to join our Environmental Health team on a 12-month fixed term contract.

In this role you’ll be working within our commercial team predominately responding to both service requests and delivering statutory interventions in food and health & safety, based upon your experience and competency.

This is a role for someone that is passionate about Environmental Health, takes pride in delivering a responsive customer focussed service and can work well under pressure.  You’ll need to bring a positive attitude, be prepared to try new ways of working, celebrate success and show perseverance to achieve compliance. Organisational skills will be invaluable to manage a varied caseload, for which you will take personal responsibility.

There is a need to be flexible and sometimes be prepared to work outside of regular office hours to deliver our services

We welcome applications from all levels of experience and where you are positioned on the career progression programme (found in the application documentation) will be reflected in your salary.

You will have a relevant qualification In Environmental Health. This is a frontline role, so good verbal and written communication skills are necessary, along with the ability to explain complex legislation to a variety of audiences and provide advice in accurate spoken English.

How to apply

Please apply online via the apply button.

Please read the Role Profile fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the Role Profile when completing your application, particularly the additional information section.

You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the Role Profile and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role, your application will be unsuccessful.

Closing date: 25 September 2023.

Assessments will be held on 29 September 2023.

Interviews will be held on 4 October 2023.

Equal Opportunities

Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.




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