Environmental Health Officer (Public Sector)

Job Description

Environmental Health Officer (Public Sector)

VANRATH are excited to be working closely to support with the role of a Environmental Health Officer for a well established client within the local authority. This is initially a 6 month assignment, which has scope for extension for the right candidate!

The post holder may be required to perform additional or different duties reasonably assigned by the Head of Service or Environmental Health Manager from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. The post holder may be required to work in any of the sections within the Environmental Health Service.


  • To carry out specified enforcement, investigative, educational and advisory duties associated with the responsibilities of any area of work to which the postholder is assigned.
  • To actively participate in and progress through a structured development programme to build the professional experience and competence.
  • To proactively liaise with other organisations (public, private, voluntary and community) to enhance the achievement of service and unit objectives.
  • To carry out project work as directed by the Principal Environmental Health Officer or Senior EHO.
  • To be responsible for organising personal daily work demands to ensure that all relevant agreed targets are achieved to ensure that a quality, customer focused environmental health service is delivered.
  • To provide such reports, records and statistical information as required.

Ideal Candidate

  • Be a qualified Environmental Health Officer who holds a Certificate of Registration of the Environmental Health Officers' Registration Board or holds a qualification acceptable to the Board, that is, Diploma in Environmental Health awarded by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) or a historical equivalent;
  • A working knowledge and experience of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project.
  • Hold a full & current UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Circa £33,727 plus pension, holiday pay and discount benefits.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Public Sector jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Chris Haddock.

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