Environmental Health Officer

Salary: £32,234 to £34,728

This is a Permanent Full Time position

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Environmental Health Officer to work in the Environmental Health Team at Oadby and Wigston Borough Council. This challenging and stimulating section deals with a wide range of functions including food safety, health & safety, enviro-crime, noise, environmental protection and public health work.

The Service aims to protect public health through the enforcement of relevant laws, by supporting businesses in our area to achieve good standards of legal compliance and best practice.

The post holder will be primarily focussed and lead on food safety work as we move out of the pandemic into the recovery phase, by picking up the priority and high risk work which has been suspended for the last year, programmed work for the current year, while also working with the many recently formed new food businesses.

You must have an Environmental Health Degree/Diploma and EHRB Registration. Ideally, applicants should have at least two years’ recent experience in food hygiene enforcement.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, and out of town offices with free car parking.

We have the right to close this role early, please do not delay getting your application over to us so you don’t miss the opportunity

Please send a copy of your CV with cover letter to recruitment@oadby-wigston.gov.uk.

Please also complete our equalities monitoring questionnaire. Please note that this information is for monitoring purposes only and will not form part of your application. All information is treated in the strictest of confidence.

https://myaccount.oadby-wigston.gov.uk/service/Equal_Opportunities_Monitoring_Form

If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, please assume on this occasion your application has not been successful. Feedback will not be provided at this stage of the recruitment process

Closing date: Saturday, 3 July 2021

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