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Environmental Health Officer - Skipton

Job Title: Environmental Health Officer - Skipton
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Skipton
Salary: £22 per hour
REF: PM789506
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Environmental Health Officer – Skipton (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Pay Rate: £22.00ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

To inspect premises and land, carry out investigations, respond to requests for assistance and enforce relevant statutory provisions in accordance with delegated powers, aimed at protecting and improving public health and the environment.


  • Nuisance control (including all statutory nuisances), pest control, drainage, offensive accumulations, and environmental crime.
  • Food hygiene and food standards inspections, emergency prohibition closures, food complaints, food and water sampling and infectious disease control.
  • Environmental pollution control relating to the atmosphere, water, land and noise (including all permitted processes).
  • Provision of consultation on planning and licensed premises applications and variations.
  • Licensing and registration inspections.
  • Health and safety at work inspections, complaints and investigation of work related accidents.
  • Eviction of unauthorised campers from Council-owned land and related matters.
  • Undertake inspection of the Council’s private sector housing stock as part of a planned programme or in response to a complaint and take the appropriate regulatory action to deal with the issue
  • Cover for Team Leader/Senior Environmental Health Officers during absence.
  • To prepare reports, and attend Committee meetings, working parties and outside organisational meetings as required.
  • Under the direction of the Team Leader provide advice and guidance to other sections, Directorates, government departments, the EU and outside organisations.
  • To make and keep such records of requests for assistance, inspections and actions taken, as maybe required and to maintain accurate records of work carried out on the Environmental Health IT systems.
  • To prepare reports, provide data and statistics on work undertaken, and deal with day to day correspondence.
  • To meet individual work programme and targets.
  • To generate new initiatives and be involved, with the Team Leader/Senior Environmental Health Officers in media coverage as required.
  • To act as a statutory or non-statutory consultee as required.
  • To assist in the implementation of new technology.
  • To comply with the Council’s Regulation and Enforcement departmental policies and procedures.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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