Lead Officer Environmental Health Food & Workplace Safety FIF11926

Job Description Working Location: Based at Kingdom House, Glenrothes but working Fife Wide Interview Date: Tuesday 13 November 2018 The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for. All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link. Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link. Requirements To support and assist the Service Manager in ensuring the effective organisation and delivery of the statutory, non-statutory, technical professional and operational standards to achieve the requirements of both the Team and the Service as a whole. To lead on identified work areas of the Team on a day to day basis, on the instruction and guidance of the Service Manager. To develop and implement any new initiative within the Service, ensuring liaison and collaboration across and between teams, as appropriate, which will consistently deliver high quality customer focused services. The main roles of the post will be to manage all operational and administrative duties within the remit of the Environmental Health (Food & Workplace Safety) Team and as allocated to you, such as i) the investigation and enforcement of alleged contraventions of legislation, ii) the supervision of various areas of work/projects, and iii) any supervisory responsibilities for finance and personnel, iv)Working out with normal hours will be required, including participation in Standby Service covering out of hour’s incidents & attendance at public meetings etc. Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure check through Disclosure. The Individual The candidate is expected to have a BSC (Hons) or MSC in Environmental Health and a Diploma in Environmental Health from The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland or equivalent. The candidate is expected to have:- A Specialist knowledge in an area of Environmental Health subject material Extensive knowledge of other Environmental Health legislation Detailed knowledge of Enforcement Procedures as they relate to Environmental Health issues Ability to meet targets and work to deadlines Sound organisational ability Rational, methodical approach to problem solving Ability to work, and lead, effectively within a Team Strong inter-personal skills and an excellent communicator For further information, please contact: Lisa McCann, Service Manager – Environmental Health (Food & Workplace Safety), telephoneext. 493589 or email: