Environmental Health Officer - ARB14629

Argyll & Bute Council

Environmental Health Officer - ARB14629


Argyll & Bute Council, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 30 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 6f4fc8ec6f814ce98821f19c19d3eba2

Full Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to work in Argyll and Bute within the Council's Regulatory Services team in a very challenging yet beautiful part of Scotland. You will undertake the full range of environmental health enforcement, including public health and food safety, and work with the team who deal with many unique challenges including its rural geographical area, large number of private water supplies and a considerable food manufacturing and export market. There will be a requirement to manage your own district workload ensuring that environmental health standards are met and be able to travel across the area to undertake operational work. This is a full time, permanent 35 hours/week post within Dunoon although consideration would be given to the base being Helensburgh.

We will provide you with varied workload , hybrid working, opportunities for professional and personal development and pay your membership subscription for the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland. Information on living and working in Argyll and Bute can be accessed via ABplace2b

Applicants should hold the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Diploma in Environmental Health and we welcome applications from those aiming to sit their professional interview in 2024 or early 2025. We also offer a career pathway to environmental and supported training from applicants who have received confirmation from REHIS of the equivalency of their qualifications. Guidance can be found at https://rehis.com/what-is-environmental-health/ehos-who-qualified-outside-scotland/. Non qualified EHO's will be appointed as a Regulatory Services Officer on the grade £31990-39819 depending on their qualifications and experience.

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible.

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