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  • Ref no: SLA06079
  • Published: 9/9/2019
  • Closes: 23/9/2019
  • Location: Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LB
  • Rate: £17.55 - £20.63 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent & Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Council are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic, self motivated Environmental Health Officers who can accept and tackle demanding goals to ensure effective service delivery.

The successful candidates will be based within our Food and Business Regulation team and must be able to meet the qualification and competency requirements detailed in the Food Law Code of Practice (Scotland) in respect of official controls for food law.

You will be responsible for undertaking food law inspections, health and safety inspections, accident investigations, dealing with a range of complaints including food complaints, infectious disease surveillance, caravan site licensing enforcement, responding to licensing consultations and issuing export health certificates.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent computer skills and have the ability to organise your workload in an effective and productive way.

The ability to travel throughout the South Lanarkshire Council area is essential. A council vehicle will be provided.

Post 1 is permanent

Post 2 is temporary for 1 year.

For additional information please contact Karen Wardrope, Divisional Environmental Health Officer on 01698 454574.

Applications should be submitted by close of business on Monday 23rd September 2019. Interviews will be held on 10th/11th October 2019.

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.


Applications online

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position

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