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Principal Environmental Health Officer (Imported Food Team)

  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: RS00248
  • Published: Tue 01/06/2021, 3:18 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 22/06/2021, 3:18 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week - shift pattern
  • Salary: £44790 - £48819 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed

About us

Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.

About the role

This post attracts an additional non-contractual payment of £3,000 per annum.

The London Borough of Hillingdon is home to London Heathrow, the UK's busiest airport for passenger and cargo movements. Based at the Border Control Post at the Cargo Terminal, you will play an important role in ensuring that all statutory controls of food and feed are carried out to protect the health of the UK.

We have recently carried out a whole service transformation in our Imported Food Service and are seeking enthusiastic Port Health specialist leaders to join our team.

We have two Principal EHO vacancies which will oversee the day to day management and workload allocation of team members.

About you

We are looking for an experienced EHO with substantial imported food knowledge to lead a team of EHO's and Technical Officers to ensure the safety of food and feed coming through the UK's busiest Airport. You will have relevant professional and technical experience to provide advice to Senior Leaders and Political Leaders on imported food matters.

You will manage the day to day functioning and operations of the imported food team and liaising with partner organisations. You will ensure that all statutory controls and service delivery is compliant with legislative requirements and in line with Council objectives.

You will develop a culture of continuous improvement and top performance, ensuring that Council values are embedded in delivering a customer focused service. You must be motivated to deliver results and take ownership of personal and team development.

You must be willing to work shift arrangements to cover all hours of service delivery during evenings and weekends.

Other important attributes include:


* developing technological solutions
* passion for learning
* problem solving
* collaboration
* exceptional customer service
* organisation
* teamwork and relationship building

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  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: RS00248
  • Published: Tue 01/06/2021, 3:18 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 22/06/2021, 3:18 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week - shift pattern
  • Salary: £44790 - £48819 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed