Closing Date: 14 April 2024 

Proposed Interview Date: 29 April 2024 

Salary Range: £23,633 to £ 25,829 (pro-rata) 

Contract Type: Temporary – summer placement for up to 16 weeks 

Supporting Statement 

As part of your application, you must provide us with a Supporting Statement which outlines to us how your skills and experience make you a good candidate for this vacancy. For more information, check out the How to Apply 

section of our Career Site. Without a Supporting Statement, your application will not be progressed. Please upload your Supporting Statement at the section marked ‘upload resumé’. Your Supporting Statement must not be a CV. More information is available on our Career site at 

Job Details 

To allow the post holder to gain practical experience and undertake training in the practical aspects of Environmental Health sufficient to aid them in the completion the required portfolio and practical experience required to enable progression towards taking the professional exams for the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Diploma in Environmental Health. 

The post holder will carry out tasks and activities required as part of the REHIS Scheme of Professional Practice, along with assisting staff in practical environmental health duties which can include accompanying Authorised Officers and acting as a witness, on occasion this may require some out of hours work. 

‘A link to the role profile is included below. You will find more information about the job and the type of person we are looking for. 

Work is undertaken in a blended style that will include office access up to 50%, with site and homeworking for the remainder of your working time. 

The Person 

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

  • • Hold a BSc (Hons) or MSC in Environmental Health accredited by The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, or currently enrolled on such an accredited degree course. 

Further Information 

  • • Link to Role Profile Trainee Environmental Health Officer 
  • How We Work Matters – Our employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. See How We Work Matters behaviour framework for more information. 
  • Employee Benefits – Employees have access to a benefits package that offers discounts on a wide range of products and services. 
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For further information please contact Lisa McCann 

Link to Fife Council Job Advert: Trainee Environmental Health Officer – Fife Council Jobs and Careers ( 

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