Powys County Council
Environmental Health Officer(s) and Senior Environmental Health Officer – Commercial
37 hours, Permanent and Temporary Positions
£41,418 to £43,421 and £45,441 to £47,420 per annum
(Registered/Chartered EHOs without the required level of competency/experience are welcome to apply and start on a lower grade salary of £38,223 to £40,221, with the opportunity to progress to a higher pay grade).
Base: SEHO – Welshpool
EHOs - Brecon/Llandrindod Wells or Welshpool
Closing date: Wednesday 06/12/2023
Interview date: Thursday 14/12/2023
Take a moment to consider Powys, renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, heritage and cultural events. Powys offers an enviable combination of affordable housing, good schools, and beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Powys is amongst the top ten safest counties in the UK and offers an amazing quality of life and base for your career.
About the role/ What you will do:
We are seeking experienced, motivated and suitably qualified Senior and Environmental Health Officer(s) to join our Environmental Health – Commercial Team, to protect public health and make a positive impact on both Powys residents and visitors. Possessing an extensive knowledge of the relevant legislation, codes of practice and guidance, you will ensure that the council undertakes and meets all relevant and associated obligations within Food Safety, Health & Safety and Communicable Disease Control.
The Powys Team has office bases throughout the County, including in the main towns of Welshpool, Llandrindod Wells and Brecon at your disposal with administrative support. The Brecon office sits in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park and boasts an amazing view of the Beacons. For the third year running, https://www.walesonline.co.uk/all-about/llandrindod-wells clinches the top spot of the 10 happiest places to live in Wales and ranked as the fifth happiest place to live across the UK according to the latest “happy at home” index research. Welshpool lies on the Montgomery Canal known as ‘the Monty’ which is regularly voted the prettiest canal and is overlooked by the beautiful partly medieval, grand 17th century https://www.visitwales.com/product/528187presides over the finest historic garden in Wales.
Powys employee benefits:
Up to 29 days annual leave holiday; Up to 12 days/year flexi leave allowance; Flexible working to improve work life balance; Flexible working hours; Continual Professional Development; Training Opportunities; Lease Car (worth up to 46K) Scheme; Relocation Package; Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
If the above takes your fancy and you are a Registered/Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner with a ‘can do’ attitude to work, are self-motivated, flexible, can take responsibility for a varied caseload, be an effective communicator, committed to team working within a small multi-disciplinary team, then don’t hesitate and apply today.
For an informal discussion regarding these posts, please contact Owain Jones on 01597 826611 and/or Catherine Davies on 01597 827351.
New Ways of Working Statement:
This is a flexible/on-the-go based worker position, which means that whilst the post holder has a specific base of work they will work across an area of the county for the majority of their time, with the opportunity to work in an agile way to include home working.
How to apply
Fill out our online application, it's simple, just follow the process step by step. Once submitted, we will email you to let you know we've received your application.