Aberdeen City Council- Authorised Officer

Job Reference: 
ABC04897
Scotland Unitary Authorities: 
Aberdeen City Council
Job Agency: 
Local Authority
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The Environmental Health team is based in the Historic Grade A Listed Marischal College which has been recently renovated to provide a comfortable modern office environment in the heart of the Silver City.

In order to ensure we continue to provide the excellent service that we pride ourselves on, we are seeking to appoint additional like-minded officers to complement our highly professional, enthusiastic, conscientious and dedicated Commercial team. Applicants for the Authorised Officer post will require to hold the Higher Certificate in Food Premises Inspection and the Higher Certificate in Food Standards.

We have very high expectations of our team and in return we offer a comprehensive range of benefits including:
• Very competitive salary
• Generous relocation package
• Flexible working
• Comprehensive training programme
• Essential user car allowance or alternatively use of the car club pool cars.
• Up to 35 days annual leave

The Commercial Team is a multi-disciplinary team responsible for regulating 2000+ Food Businesses, including 30+ Approved Establishments. We are also responsible for Occupational Health and Safety at 4,000 establishments across the city. We have Port Health responsibilities at both the air and seaports. A large number of Ship Sanitation visits and Export Certificates are issued annually. The team is also responsible for Animal Health and Welfare as well as Licensing Standards.

We embrace change, are always keen to investigate and deliver mechanisms to improve the service we deliver. We also actively encourage officers to participate in national forums improving and enhancing public health controls in Scotland.

The Council has access to affordable accommodation within the city which may be available for rent to the successful candidate, for the first 6 months.

For further information please contact the Protective Services Manager, Andrew Morrison, on 01224 522490, or alternatively, for an unbiased opinion, any member of the team on 01224 523800.

For a brief impression of Aberdeen, please see https://vimeo.com/198318904

Salary Range: 
£31,130 - £35,575 pa
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 11 November, 2018
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