Please note this post is temporary to cover maternity leave for a period of six months initially or until the current post holder returns.
We are looking for an individual to carry out the full range of day to day functions and duties of an Environmental Health Officer in accordance with legislative requirements and the Council’s policies and priorities as directed. The successful candidate will be required to provide a high-quality service to the public, the business community and external organisations. This post is offered on a full time basis for a fixed period of one year.
A proven record of relevant experience in all aspects of Environmental Health is desirable particularly in the areas of environmental protection, public health and other general duties relating to environmental health. Salary awarded will be dependent on experience.
You will be qualified to BSc (Hons) standard in Environmental Health or equivalent. A Diploma in Environmental Health of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland or equivalent, and evidence of on-going Continual Professional Development is also essential.
An excellent communicator, you will have the skills and ability to communicate with officers/councillors and members of the public, at all levels. You will have a strong commitment to excellent customer service and be able to deal effectively with difficult situations achieving positive outcomes.
A working knowledge of IT applications, particularly in relation to Microsoft Office and other database management systems is essential (a working knowledge of Uniform IDOX software would be an advantage).
You will need to be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within East Dunbartonshire to meet the operational requirements of the Service.
Prospective applicants are invited to discuss any questions they may have about this post by contacting Joe Harkin, Environmental Health Team Leader, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0141 578 8815.
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