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Environmental Health Officer

Job Title: Environmental Health Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: 32029-33799
Start Date: February 2020
Reference: 4197
Job Published: January 28, 2020 16:06

Job Description

Environmental Health Officer x2
We have two exciting opportunities, one permanent and one 12 months fixed term Environmental Health Officer posts within Bristol City Council’s Public Protection Service.

Growth and Regeneration
Job Type
Environmental/ Waste/ Recycling
Working Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
City Hall, College Green, BS1 5TR
Pay Grade
£32,029 - £33,799
Not Applicable
Closing Date
Ref No
Person Specification
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Job Description
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The service comprises of Food Safety, Health and Safety, Infectious Disease Control, Bristol Port Health Authority, Pollution Control and Pest Control Services.

This role will require you to undertake the duties of an Environmental Health Officer working primarily in the area of Food Safety, with potential opportunities to carry out some  Health and Safety and Infectious Disease Control work, within the Public Protection Team.

It will require excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to deal with challenging issues.

You must be fully registered with the Environmental Health Registration Board and be able to meet the Food Standards Agency competency requirements for Authorise Officers, have a degree or diploma in Environmental Health, experience of working in the area of Food Safety, partnership working,  and dealing with challenging situations.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

If you are interested in this rewarding role within a busy city authority please contact Adrian Jenkins Public Protection Manager

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. 


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