Working across Fife with a base at Fife House, Glenrothes on a permanent, full time basis.

Closing Date: 18 July 2021                                     Proposed Interview Date: 28 July 2021

Salary Range:  £33,939 to £37,562

Supporting Statement

As part of the application process, you must provide a Supporting Statement which tells us how your skills and experience make you a good candidate.  Without this, your application may not be progressed.  More information is available on our Career site under How to Apply.

Job Details

To enforce the provisions of various statutes in assisting the Service Manager and Lead Officers in the discharge of Environmental Health functions.

Working within the Environmental Health (Food & Workplace Safety) team, you will be required to work on your own and with other team members, to carry out the duties and functions of the team. You will also work with and refer to a range of other Council services and partner organisations.

The main roles of the post will be to carry out the operational and administrative duties within the remit of the Environmental Health (Food & Workplace Safety) Team as allocated to you, including the investigation and enforcement of alleged contraventions of legislation and the inspection of businesses in line with statutory requirements. Working outwith normal hours is required, including participation in Standby Service covering out of hours incidents & attendance at public meetings etc.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.

A link to the role profile is provided at the bottom of this advert.  It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

The Person

If you meet the essential qualification criteria outlined below, we’d like to hear from you:

·       A BSc (Hons) or MSC in Environmental Health and a Diploma in Environmental Health from The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland or equivalent.

You should have:

·       Extensive knowledge of Environmental Health subject material as it relates to food and workplace safety

·       Knowledge of other Environmental Health legislation

·       Detailed knowledge of Enforcement Procedures as they relate to Environmental Health issues

·       Ability to meet targets and work to deadlines

·       Sound organisational ability

·       Rational, methodical approach to problem solving

·       Ability to work, and lead, effectively within a Team

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an excellent communicator

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.

Further Information

For further information contact Lisa McCann – or Lorna Starkey

For more information and to apply see myjobscotland

  • Job Reference
  • Salary Range
    £33,939.00 - £37,562.00 per year
  • Closing Date
  • Contact Person
    Lisa McCann
  • Contact Email