Fife Council- Environmental Health Officer

Job Reference: 
FIF13254
Scotland Unitary Authorities: 
Fife Council
Job Agency: 
Local Authority
Body: 

Job Description

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

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

This is a permanent contract – 36 hours per week. 

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions of employment are available via the same link.

The Role 

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 hour’s incidents & attendance at public meetings etc.

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

The Individual 

The candidate is expected to have a BSc (Hons) or MSC in Environmental Health and a Diploma in Environmental Health from The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland or equivalent.

The candidate is expected to 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

 

For further information, please contact: 

Lisa McCann, Service Manager – Environmental Health (Food & Workplace Safety), telephone: 03451 555 555 ext. 493589 or email: lisa.mccann@fife.gov.uk 

Interview date: Wednesday 10 April 2019

 

For more information and how to apply see myjobscotland

 

Salary Range: 
£30,898 - £34,202
Closing Date: 
Monday, 18 March, 2019

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