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Environmental Health Officer

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Ipswich Borough Council
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£30,123 - £35,509 pa
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Full Time
Closing date:
22 February 2019 05:00 PM
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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.

We are currently seeking an Environmental Health Officer for the Occupational Health and Safety Team.

You will be carrying out risk-based health and safety inspections, investigating work place complaints and accidents etc. as per the National Enforcement Code. You may also participate in the councils Safety Advisory Group, a multi-agency forum to ensure public events operate safely.

We all work together to achieve the very best for our residents which sometimes means getting involved in projects and trying new tasks outside of your day-to-day job role which helps in career development.

You will be a strong team player with a positive outlook.

We have a strong emphasis on personal development whether through external courses or internal peer-lead training. If you are looking to develop your career, Ipswich Borough Council can provide you with excellent opportunities.

This is a specialist post dealing largely with occupational health and safety issues. In addition to your EHO qualification we would like you to have a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, be able to demonstrate you are 'Section 18 competent' and have recently worked to National LA Enforcement Code parameters.

For more information, please contact Nigel Burrows on (01473) 433114 or email:

Apply online at: where you will need to log in or sign up to 'My Ipswich' to complete the online application form for this vacancy.

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