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Charles Kennedy Building Achintore Road Fort William, PH33 6RQ
£46,191 - £50,505 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

Post Title: Environmental Health Officer

Location: Fort William
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £46,191 - £50,505 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: John Murray Tel: 07766 366759

Job Purpose: Responsible for the full range of operational duties in relation to Environmental Health. In addition, there may be a requirement to undertake the role of a specialist officer. 
Provide supervision, guidance and training to Technical Officers and Student Environmental Health Officers.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Candidates must hold the REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health, or received confirmation from the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) of the equivalency of their qualifications (further information on this process can be obtained by emailing

A current UK driving licence and a commitment to regular travel across the Council area. Travel throughout Highland will be required.

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