Government & Defence

Environmental Health Officer

Not Specified

Industry: Local Authority
Location: Isle of Wight ( may be able to partly work from home)
Hours: 37 hours per week (8.30am – 5pm)
Days: Monday – Friday
Duration: Temporary for approximately 3 months ( whilst recruiting permanently)
Duties:
Supporting existing team during busy peak of work, including:
Undertaking detailed inspections / investigations to determine whether hazards are effectively controlled, and legislation is complied with.
Offering advice on good practice.
Returning to premises, as appropriate, to establish whether remedial action has been taken to comply with necessary requirements.
Investigating service requests and commenting on consultations from Development Control and Licensing.
Taking appropriate enforcement action, including preparing comprehensive letters, reports, schedules and legal notices in accordance with relevant enforcement policies and procedures.
Using skill and initiative to identify matters warranting formal action.
Where necessary, collecting, controlling and presenting evidence in a court of law, in support of proceedings taken.
Experience:
Applicants will need to hold a degree in Environmental Health OR a combination of equivalent accredited qualifications for example:
Registration with the Environmental Health Registration Board
NEBOSH Diploma Part II in Occupational Health & Safety
NVQ4/5 in Health & Safety Regulation
Certificate/Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control
Applicants must demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, processes, systems, procedures and standards who can demonstrate experience of working in a regulatory service environment.
Experience should include inspection, investigation and consultations, with previous enforcement experience, including gathering, preparing and presenting evidence in court.
Experience in ANY OR ALL of the following areas will be relevant;
Food Safety Standards
Health and Safety
Environmental Protection
Applicants will also need use of a vehicle and possession of a full driving licence (mileage paid).
Salary: £21.67 per hour worked (PAYE)
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