- Kirkintilloch Police Office, 45 Southbank Drive, Kirkintilloch, G66 1XJ
- £41,753.71 - £47,027.67 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Environmental Health Officer (EHO) to fulfil the role of Environmental Health Development Lead Officer within our Environmental Health Team.
The successful candidate will assist the Team Leader in the effective delivery of the Service by co-ordinating the broad range of strategic and operational statutory activities of the Team to protect public health and to meet standards and performance targets.
Within the role you shall provide lead officer supervision, mentoring and direction to the Team on all Environmental Health matters, whilst also supporting the Team Leader with work planning and allocation, work performance, responses to elected members, freedom of information requests and the development of policy and procedures.
This post is based within East Dunbartonshire which is a small suburban authority 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.
Applicants should be a qualified EHO and ideally REHIS Chartered Environmental Health Officer or working towards Chartered status or equivalent.
The contact officers for any discussions in relation to this role will be Clive Lewis, Community Protection Manager (0141 578 8817) and Kenny MacDonald, Team Leader-Environmental Health (0141 777 3311 ex. 3805).
PVG / Disclosure Scotland
The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria
Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.
Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.
In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.
Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.
The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.
Charter of Commitment
The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.
• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.
• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.
• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.
• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.
• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)
• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.
• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.