Environmental Health Officer

Telford, Shropshire
£32,910 - £35,745 per annum
11 Jun 2021
19 Jun 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time


37 hours per week, 2 year Fixed Term Contract

Telford & Wrekin Council are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated fully qualified Environmental Health officer to join our busy Food, Health & Safety team. The role is varied and includes food safety, food standards, health and safety at work, private water supplies, infectious disease, outbreak management and the living with Covid agenda.

Reporting to the Public Protection Manager, (Health, Food& Safety) the duties that the post holder is responsible for include:

  • Being responsible for the delivery of operational functions, dealing with service requests, routine inspections, investigations and provision of advice and guidance on all areas designated to the post to determine compliance with legal requirements.
  • To actively engage in commercialisation initiatives
  • To contribute to the development of strategies, procedures and policies
  • To act as the lead officer for designated areas of Environmental Health

Telford & Wrekin can offer a considerable variety of work to ensure your days are always different, but more importantly rewarding. So, no matter where you are in your career, you will be encouraged to grow and develop.

Applicants ideally will be qualified Environmental Health Practitioners (holding an EHRB Certificate of Registration or a qualified graduate who holds a BSc or MSc in Environmental Health). Applicants should be able to provide evidence on continued professional and personal development relevant to the position. We offer a flexi time scheme and casual car users allowance.

For further informaton on the role please click on the job description and person specification which is available below.

Please complete the online application form as CVs will not be accepted.

We are committed to equality and diversity.

Casual car user allowance

For an informal chat please contact Hazel Wright at hazel.wright1@telford.gov.uk

Supporting documents
0257 Environmental Health Officer March 18.docx