Environmental Health Team Assistant

Team Assistant

Environmental Health

Scale 2 (£16,123-£17,772)

Permanent – 37 hrs per week


We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who will help organise our busy office and act as the first point of contact for new and existing environmental health enquiries and cases.

The environmental health department has a broad and interesting remit which incorporates a variety of work areas including health and safety, food safety, public health, statutory nuisance complaints, envirocrime, mobile homes and housing issues.

The successful candidate will be responsible for answering the telephone, responding to basic and sometimes complex customer enquiries, liaising with our partner organisations, minute-taking, updating databases, generating statistical reports and assisting officers with investigations and project work.

You will ideally have a good understanding of Microsoft Office applications and familiarity with databases.

The post offers an exciting and satisfying opportunity for candidates who possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to learn quickly and to work well under pressure.

Experience working in a customer focussed environment with a good telephone manner and excellent organisational skills would be advantageous.

Please note -This position requires the successful applicant to complete a base line security check – for more information, please visit the link at Disclosure Scotland – mygov.scot

Benefits of working with us include local government pension scheme, flex time, childcare vouchers, staff benefits scheme, employee volunteer scheme and free car parking and out of town offices.

Please apply using the ‘apply online’ below.

Closing date: Monday 31st July 2017 midnight

Interview date: 16 August 2017



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