Environmental Health Officer Apprentice

This is an exciting opportunity to undertake a course of studies and work-based training to become a qualified and competent Environmental Health Practitioner.

The apprentice will undertake a range of activities within the Environmental Health and Licensing Team and will complete studies over a 4-year period.

Daily duties will include:

  • Support and actively participate in regulatory functions across the service.
  • Participate in on-the-job training and work towards successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.
  • Provide a high level of customer service including communicating with customers in writing, by telephone and in person.
  • Advise businesses and residents on relevant aspects of legislation and procedures, including participation at seminars, conferences, or similar events.
  • Investigate complaints and respond to enquiries in relation to regulatory issues.
  • Assist with the inspection of premises or vehicles.
  • Assist with sampling and monitoring programmes.
  • Assist with the transfer, renewal and issuing of licences.
  • Update and maintain records on council databases (e.g., Uniform) in relation to premises, persons or vehicles regulated by the Council.
  • Assist with regulatory compliance across the Council’s own internal systems and procedures.
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with other Council service areas, external agencies and partners when required.