At Pertemps,
The average salary for:

Environmental Health Officer
for a Contract role in
North West is

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Job holders in this group perform a variety of roles not elsewhere classified in Unit Group 2483: Environmental health professionals.


Entrants normally require a degree accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) or the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS). To gain chartered status an additional period of work experience is required or successful completion of the CIEH's chartered practitioner programme.


  • Ensures animal welfare for compliance with legislation, issues licences for premises such as pet shops, zoos and abattoirs.
  • Follows up complaints of unsafe workplaces, investigating accidents.
  • Gives talks at public enquiries and meetings, ensures compliance through education, advice and enforcement.
  • Initiates legal proceedings and gives evidence in court.
  • Inspects businesses for compliance with legislation on health and safety, food hygiene and food standards and takes appropriate action in the event of non-compliance.
  • Investigates outbreaks of food poisoning, infectious diseases or pests.
  • Monitors radiation activity, levels of noise, air, land and water pollution and takes appropriate action when safety levels are exceeded.

Salaries from this search have been calculated using current and historical roles, which have been advertised with Pertemps in the last 2 years. Data is updated in real time as jobs are posted, and the search results calculate averages of all job posts that fit the role category.

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