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Authorised Officer (Food) - Environmental Health

Employer
Shetland Islands Council
Location
Shetland Islands
Salary
£43,691.30 - £45,448.20
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Sector
Food Safety
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Authorised Officer (Food) - Shetland Islands Council

£43,619.30 - £45,448.20 per year inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,742 per annum.

A relocation package applies to these posts and we will pay interview expenses from within the UK.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Authorised Officer (Food) to join our professional and friendly team at Environmental Health within Infrastructure Services.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual, with a capacity to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines, to undertake regulatory and enforcement activity under legislation relating to food law, health and safety and public health.

As the successful candidate, you will have excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as a sound knowledge of best practice and legislation. You would be required to assist in delivery of a premises inspection programme throughout Shetland relating to food law and workplace health and safety and to ensure that the premises inspected comply with appropriate standards.

About Shetland: Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information -

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is K
  • Salary pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,742 per annum 
  • Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week , 52.18 weeks per year
  • A relocation package does apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within  the UK
  • You must have the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Gutters Hut, 7 North Ness, Lerwick. 

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Louise Moar - Team Leader - Contact on: 01595744857 or E-mail: louise.moar@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

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