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Environmental Health Officer x2

  • Location

    Welwyn Garden City

  • Sector:

    Health & Safety, Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £19.31 - £22.87 per hour

  • Contact:

    Carl Parkash

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    Initially 3 Months

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Experienced Environmental Health Officer required to work for a public authority based in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire area. Offering a rate of pay of £19.31 - £22.87 per hour (depending on experience), this role is immediate start and is initially for 3 months.

Job Purpose
  • Carry out various inspections including food, health and safety, pollution, public health and other environment health case work. 
  • Apply knowledge and skills to determine levels of risk and any course of action that needs to be taken.
  • Carry out Enforcement actions such as issuing legal notices, seizure or detention of equipment and goods, warrants and prepare witness statements and reports as needed. 
  • Provide rapid and effective response to requests from public, peers, partners and business community including emergency services and other agencies as required. 
  • Implement all necessary statutory, administrative and associated procedures required to complete the task at hand. 
  • Keep up to date with any changes in allocated field of environmental health work. 
  • Carry out research and prepare technical responses on behalf of the council 
  • Take action for breaches including instigating prosecutions as appropriate in line with National Local Authority Enforcement code
  • Monitor work for any contracted services (e.g. pest control, drainage contractors)
  • Provide support and guidance to Environment Health Technical Officers and other colleagues as necessary
  • Work Out of Hours when necessary
  • BSc/MSc Degree in Environmental Health OR CIEH/IEHO Diploma in Environmental Health required
  • Certification of Registration for Environmental Health Officers Registration Board (where appropriate)
  • CIEH Certificate of Professional Competence or Certificate of Professional Development (where appropriate)

If you have previous experience in a similar role and happy to work on initially a 3 month contract, please apply for the position today. Please note successful applicants will need have a Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle as travel will be involved with this role.