Environmental Health Officer

Reference:

VAC-138

Sector:

Management

Salary:

£30,756 to £33,136 Per Annum

Town/City:

Derry/LDerry

Contract Type:

Temporary

Closing Date:

28/05/2018

JOB ROLE 

Contribute to the delivery of a range of services within the Health and Community Wellbeing section in accordance with prescribed performance and quality targets.

Undertake inspections of commercial and domestic premises; to investigate complaints; to enforce relevant statutory provisions and to provide advice and make recommendations to public, commercial and governmental organisations on a disparate range of Health and Environment issues and to make recommendations to the Principal Environmental Health Officer.

The postholder may be required to work in one or more of the following core service areas within Health and Community Wellbeing, i.e. Health Promotion, Food Control, Health and Safety, Environmental Protection, Pollution Control, Public Health, Consumer Protection, Licensing, Dog Control and Housing.

Essential Criteria 

Applicants must possess:

A relevant third level qualification in Environmental Health e.g Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health, recognised by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health CIEH which entitles applicants to graduate or voting membership of the CIEH or equivalent body. A minimum of one year post qualification experience(excluding placement year) working as an Enviromental Health Officer. It is Essential that applicants possess a full current driving licence and have access to a form of transport to carry out the duties of the post. Knowledge of the legislation governing the work of an Environmental Health Officer