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Principal Environmental Health Officer - Food Safety

Salary Range: 
£41,208 - £43,182 per annum
Grafton House
Closing Date: 
22 February, 2019 - 17:00

 Overview of the job

As part of the Public Protection service area, you will provide a range of regulatory and enabling functions that affect the daily lives of people living, working and relaxing in Ipswich. The service is aimed at protecting and improving public health, the local environment and quality of life. The service brings together teams who play a highly visible role across the Council.

Day to day

You would be responsible for leading and managing the Food Safety team who are responsible for all food safety functions including port health. You will be the authorities Lead Food Officer and be able to comply with the competency requirements for Lead Food Officers in section 4.7 of the Food law Code of Practice.

You will also be responsible for setting and managing work programmes including specialist projects, contract management and managing budgets.

About you

You will have a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health, be registered with the Environmental Health Registration Board and be a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).  You will have had recent experience of working in food safety and be up to date with local government  or a similar organisation and have the ability to provide detailed technical advice to customers and other service areas.

For more information about the role please contact Clare Lovell on 01473 433021 or via email at clare.lovell@ipswich.gov.uk,

Please download a Job Pack for more information regarding this vacancy.

Closing Date 5pm on 22nd  February 2019

The selection process will be an interview and psychometric test. 

How to apply: You will need to Login or Sign Up to My Ipswich to complete the Online Application Form for the vacancy. This will then be saved in your ‘My Requests’ records.