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Environmental Health Technical Officer

  • Location

    Welwyn Garden City

  • Sector:

    Health & Safety, Public Sector, Audit

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £13.61 - £16.89 per hour

  • Contact:

    Carl Parkash

  • Contact email:

    carl.parkash@bluearrow.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01438365333

  • Job ref:

    WHDC02

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Initially 3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-24

  • Startdate:

    2018-09-26

  • Client:

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Experienced Environmental Health Technical Officer required to work for a public authority based in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire area. Offering a rate of pay of £13.61-£16.89 per hour (depending on experience), this role is immediate start and is initially for 3 months.

Job Purpose
  • Manage a large and varied environmental health caseload
  • Respond to requests for Environmental Health Service ensuring cases are brought to a satisfactory and timely conclusion. 
  • Assist Environmental Health Officers in Investigations and Inspections including working Out of Hours and Emergency Services incidents as required.
  • Provide advice and education the public, peers and business community. 
  • Obtain, process, collate and where appropriate analyse samples of air, land, food and drinking water using equipment and techniques. 
  • Take statements from victims and witnesses and participate with the interview team. 
  • Obtain warrants from the Magistrates to enter premises and collect, collate and secure evidence of criminal activities within the remit of environmental health. 
  • Where qualified to do so, inspect Food businesses, give advice and institute legal remedies as appropriate. 
  • Work with Health Protection Agency to investigate, monitor and prevent outbreaks of statutory infectious diseases. 
Education
  • B.Tec in Environmental Health Studies OR qualification relation to Health, Safety or Environment. 
If you have previous experience in a similar role and happy to work on initially a 3 month contract, please apply for the position today. Please note successful applicants will need have a Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle as travel will be involved with this role.