Senior Environmental Health Officer (Food & Safety)

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Ref no: EAL02114
Closes: Sunday, 30th July 2017
Published: Friday, 14th July 2017
Location: Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington
Salary: £33,907 - £38,232 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Lothian Council
Category: Health and Safety
Sub-category: Environmental Health

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary: £33907 - £38232 per annum (£18.58 - £20.95 per hour)
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Mon - Fri
To start September 2017

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Environmental Health Officer position in a progressive Business Regulation Team of the Environmental Health Service.

Job Details

Operate over a specific technical area(s) of work and deal with the more complex problems arising from the discharge of the Council's responsibilities under public and environmental protection legislation, codes of practice and guidance, through the inspection or sampling of products or premises. All tasks to be carried out in accordance with the Council’s Enforcement Policy for the purposes of protecting the public from risks to their health, safety and wellbeing.

pecific Technical areas of work include:
- Food & Safety, including Food Safety/Standards, Health and Safety, Animal Health and Welfare, Plans and Licensing, Smoking Ban Enforcement, Private Water Supplies.
- Environmental Protection, including Public Health, Pollution Control, Pest Control and Contaminated Land.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to degree level and hold the REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health or equivalent with previous experience within Environmental Health and its associated disciplines.


This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

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