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Environmental Health Officer

  • Location:

    Portsmouth

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    JR-148

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-10

  • Startdate:

    2019-09-11

Environmental Health Officer
 
Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to Join the Enforcement Team with a Local Authority in Portsmouth.
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Carry out inspections and visits within the remit of the work of the team.
 
Respond to all service requests as required by service standards.  
 
Enforce relevant statutory provisions in accordance with delegated powers.  
 
 
JOB ACTIVITIES
 
 
Investigate complaints relating to commercial premises.
 
Conduct investigations into food poisoning, infectious disease, occupational ill health and accidents.
 
Carry out sampling and monitoring and take appropriate action on receipt of the results.
 
Carry out Port Health duties.
 
Complete and maintain appropriate records.
 
To be aware of written procedures relating to work activity and comply with them.
 
To provide advice, information and guidance to colleagues, other sections within Council, the public, employers and others.
 
To prepare and serve appropriate legal notices.
 
Act as consultee to internal sections and official external bodies.
 
Take appropriate enforcement action against persons found to be contravening the law.  This will include gathering evidence, writing reports and attending Court.
 
Attend Court when necessary and appear as a witness for local authority cases.
 
If you would like to apply for this position please send a CV or call 01772 428186 and ask for Jordan for more details. 
 
 
If you would like to apply for this position, please send a CV or call 01772 428186 and ask for Jordan for more details.