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Environmental Health Officer (P01419)

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
£37,998 - £45,021 (career grade) inclusive of outer fringe allowance
Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week. Including out of hours work when necessary.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
06/11/2019 at 23:55 PM

Environmental Health Officer

£37,998 - £45,021 (career grade) inclusive of outer fringe allowance
37 hours per week

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council are looking to appoint an Environmental Health Officer to work as part of the council’s Environmental Health Team. The council have developed a ‘One Team’ approach to working and this relies on each and every person working collaboratively to deliver shared goals. To be a positive influence on this environment, you’ll need to be able to support others and be a genuine team player

The Role
Working under the direction of the Team Leader, you will act as the authorised and responsible officer to act under the various environmental health statutes and regulations enforced and administered by the environmental health and licensing service.

You will be responsible for carrying out food, health and safety, pollution, public health and other environmental health based inspections and case work as allocated (including out of hours work when necessary), as required for the Environmental Health and licensing service functions.

About You
This is an exciting opportunity to develop your personal skillset whilst undertaking appropriate investigations and enforcement action. You’ll need to be willing to work across a broad area of activity and support the wider and very busy Environmental Health Team. It is essential you have a BSc/MSc Degree in Environmental Health approved by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health; or CIEH/IEHO Diploma in Environmental Health with a Certificate of Registration from the Environmental Health Officers Registration Board (where appropriate). Along with excellent communication skills, you must have an excellent eye for detail and be able to develop excellent relationships with partner agencies. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

Please ensure you refer to the role profile for full further details of the essential requirements in this role.

About Us
At Welwyn Hatfield Council, we offer a fantastic range of benefits for someone who is keen to make a difference, including a generous annual leave allowance and a flexi-time scheme.

Closing date for application is 6 November 2019.
Assessments and interviews will be held on 14 November 2019.

Equal Opportunities

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

How to apply

Please apply online via the link below.

Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy.

It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the role specific questions section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification 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.

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