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Environmental Health Officer

Salary details: £31371 - £33799

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Ashfield District Council
Salary details
£31371 - £33799 
Job term
Full Time
Closing Date
26 August 2019
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£31,371 - £33,799 per annum

(2 posts available)


Ashfield is renowned for its welcoming, supportive and passionate communities, the area boasts a mix of beautiful countryside, complemented by award winning urban and country parks. There are also some fantastic leisure centres and attractions for visitors. The area has excellent road, rail and transport links with three rail stations in the district, along the Robin Hood line, connecting with Worksop (to the North) and Nottingham (to the South) and access to a mix of affordable housing, schools, colleges, and shopping centres.


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to carry out the full range of day to day functions and duties of an Environmental Health Officer in accordance with legislative requirements and the Council’s policies and objectives.


The successful candidate will be innovative and forward thinking and be required to provide a high quality service to the public, the business community, internal departments and external organisations. You will assist in achieving the Environmental Health Section’s aim to maintain and improve environmental conditions to the benefit of public health.


A demonstrable record of relevant experience in food safety and health and safety at work are essential criteria for this position and you will be qualified to Diploma or Degree level in Environmental Health (or equivalent).


You may also be required to undertake inspections with regards to Animal Welfare and some inspections and audits associated with the beauty industry, including massage or special treatments. You may also be required to respond to service requests relating to environmental protection concerns.


You will be an excellent communicator with a strong commitment to excellent customer service and be able to deal effectively with difficult situations achieving positive outcomes.

 A commitment to team working is paramount to this post as is the requirement and ability to analyse complex information and make informed decisions with often conflicting demands.


This is a demanding job with a varied workload and a requirement to meet strict deadlines with a risk based approach, therefore a high level of self-motivation and the ability to take the lead and make decisions on specific pieces of work are essential qualities.


Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Janet Young, Team leader for Environmental Health  by email  at: j.young@ashfield.gov.uk  or telephone: 01623 457417

Closing date: 26th August, 2019

Interview date: w/c 2nd September, 2019