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Environmental Health Officer (Public Sector Organisation)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RA
  • Job Title: Environmental Health Officer (Public Sector Organisation)
  • Salary: £30,507 - £32,877 + benefits
  • Location: Larne, Northern Ireland

Environmental Health Officer
Are you looking for an Environmental Health Officer role? Interested in working for a large Public Sector Organisation?

VANRATH are recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer on behalf of a large Public Sector Organisation in Larne, Northern Ireland, to implement Point of Entry (POE) Sanitary and Phytosanitary controls for Port (MEABC) and be accountable for documentary, identity and physical checks.

£30,507 - £32,877 + benefits

The Ideal Person

Applicants must have a degree in Environmental Health and hold membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.


Be able to demonstrate, by providing personal and specific examples, that they have experience:

  • In a local government Environmental Health role
  • In applying knowledge and understanding of current Environmental Health related legislation to determine compliance
  • In successfully enforcing and remedying breaches
  • In forming effective and professional relationships with stakeholders including business owners, statutory agencies and members of the public
  • Competence in the use of Microsoft Office to include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • A full current driving licence valid in the UK and access to a car


  • Have access to a form of transport that enables you to carry out the duties of the post


Implement Point of Entry (POE) Sanitary and Phytosanitary controls for Port (MEABC) and be accountable for documentary identity and physical checks on:

  • Fish and Fishery Products (Product of Animal Origin) for human consumption
  • Products of Non Animal Origin (NAO)
  • Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported Fish Controls
  • Organic Imports
  • Materials in Contact with Food.

Carry out the appropriate inspection; investigation; assessment or activity within defined Environmental Health functions. The remit of this post may cover one or more of the service areas below in the first instance. However, the post holder may be required to provide/develop expertise in any area listed as required to meet the needs of the service:

  • Public Health
  • Food Safety
  • Port Health
  • Environment Protection
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Consumer Protection
  • Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Private Sector Housing
  • Dog Control
  • Licensing
  • Tobacco Control

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robert Apps for a confidential discussion