We are seeking an enthusiastic Food Safety Officer to join our Environmental Health Team.

Applicants should hold The Scottish Food Safety Officers’ Registration Board (SFSORB) Higher Certificate in Food Practice OR both the Higher Certificate in Food Premises Inspection and Higher Certificate in Food Standards Inspection.

Applications will also be considered from candidates with a degree in a food or science-related discipline or with other equivalent experience who would undergo the essential training once in post.

Where applicants deem their qualifications to be equivalent to allow them to register with The Scottish Food Safety Officers’ Registration Board contact should be made directly with REHIS at contact@rehis.com.  The Institute will provide details of the assessment process including anticipated timescales and fees for the assessment.

The successful candidate will be based within the Business Regulation Section of our team.  You will be responsible for undertaking food law interventions, investigation of food poisoning outbreaks and other food-related incidents, food sampling, dealing with a range of enquiry and complaint responses and assisting with developing policies and strategies.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills as well as a customer orientated approach.

East Dunbartonshire is a small suburban authority situated between the scenic Campsie Fells and the City of Glasgow.  The role allows for mobile working, giving the successful applicant the opportunity to combine working from home, in the field and in the office. This is a great opportunity to work in a well-connected location with a small friendly team of professionals undertaking a varied and diverse workload.

For more information and to apply see myjobscotland.

  • Job Reference
  • Salary Range
    £32,446.72 - £37,246.21 per year
  • Closing Date
  • Contact Person
    Kenny MacDonald, Team Leader-Environmental Health
  • Contact email
  • Contact Number
    0141 777 3311 ex. 3805
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