This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Council’s Regulatory Services team in a very challenging yet beautiful part of Scotland. You will undertake the full range of environmental health enforcement, including public health and food safety, and work with the team who deal with many unique challenges including its rural geographical area, large number of private water supplies and a considerable food manufacturing and export market. There will be a requirement to manage your own district workload (with Loch Lomond in our area) ensuring that environmental health standards are met and to protect public health.

We will provide you with varied workload in all areas of environmental health, hybrid working and opportunities for professional and personal development. Applicants should hold the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Diploma in Environmental Health or have received confirmation from REHIS of the equivalency of their qualifications.

Prospective applicants who do not hold the REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health should contact REHIS (contact@rehis.com) to confirm their eligibility to work as an EHO in Scotland, or the requirements in order to do so, and provide this as , or shortly after , interview. Guidance can be found at https://rehis.com/what-is-environmental-health/ehos-who-qualified-outside-scotland/

Consideration will be given to applications from newly qualified Environmental Health Officers and those intending to sit their professional interviews in 2024 . Candidates who require to complete the REHIS professional structured training and sit the professional diploma will be placed in a Graduate Trainee EHO role (£30,020- 32629)until achievement of the REHIS Diploma and provided with support and training. In cases where there is only minimal training specified by REHIS in their eligibility assessment, the candidate may be placed in the Regulatory Services Officer post (£33,578-£37,538) and progress to EHO on successfully completion.

For more information and to apply see myjobscotland.

  • Job Reference
    ARB13509
  • Salary Range
    £38,578 - £41,754 per year
  • Closing Date
    19/12/2023
  • Contact Person
    Mary Watt, Environmental Health Manager (East)
  • Contact email
    mary.watt@argyll-bute.gov.uk
  • Contact Number
    01436658906
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