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Ref no:
MOR06365
Published:
29/10/2021
Closes:
26/11/2021
Location:
The Annexe, 2 - 10 High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BY
Salary:
£41,847 - £45,805.50 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

The post holder will assist the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Manager as required and as delegated in providing the Environmental Health service within Moray. This will include meeting agreed objectives and providing professional advice, making decisions on Environmental Health related matters. The post holder will also have responsibility for some management tasks as delegated, including supervision of the Housing (including Empty Homes and Landlord Registration) team.

 

Requirements

Make decisions on Environmental Health related matters, including enforcement, consultation responses, compliance, audit and performance.

To act in the capacity as consultee on behalf of Environmental Health to Moray Licensing Team, Planning, Building Standards and other consultation bodies

Undertake a proportion of management duties as delegated in order to assist the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Manager including deputising for the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Manager as required.

To oversee and supervise the staff in the Housing (including Empty Homes and Landlord Registration) team.

To enforce and advise on provisions of all relevant Legislation enforced by the Environmental Health Section.

Liaison with other Departments and Agencies on all aspects of Environmental Health.

Contributing to the effectiveness of the Service.

 

The Individual

Relevant experience in food safety, health and safety at work, environmental protection, public health, housing, animal health private water and other general duties relating to environmental health

Considerable post graduate experience demonstrating knowledge and ability in specialist area

BSc(Hons) in Environmental Health or equivalent*

The Diploma in Environmental Health of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland or equivalent*

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint

Effective organisational and time management skills

Willingness to accept direction/delegation

Analytical abilities

IT Skills

Negotiating Skills

Sound knowledge of range of Environmental Health duties

Ability to work on own initiative and record information accurately

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car/van

Ability to work on own initiative and to meet strict deadlines

Effective organisational and time management skills

Appreciation and acceptance of, and commitment to, the importance of confidentiality

Ability to relate well with all levels of staff and customers

Willingness to work in a demanding position where a flexible and corporate approach is required

Self-motivated and ability to motivate staff

A commitment to deliver quality services to agreed standards

Appreciation, acceptance and commitment to the importance of confidentiality

Ability to make site visits when required including accessing restricted spaces

Ability to work in an open plan office.

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service

Ability to work in different offices dependent on service requirements

 

Closing Date: 26 November
Starting Salary: £41,847.00
36.25 hours per week
£22.20 per hour 

Proposed Interview Date:  Week Commencing 13 December 2021

For further information contact: Karen Sievewright - karen.sievewright@moray.gov.uk

 

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