Environmental Health Officer
London, United Kingdom
2d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Work in challenging and hostile environments.
  • Work independently and as part of a larger team.
  • Advise commanders directly on environmental issues.
  • Use innovative problem-solving skills.
  • Enjoy a wide range of sports and an excellent social life.

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    Having successfully completed the Army Officer Selection process and Army Environmental Health Officer interview; you will be awarded a place on the Commissioning Course Short at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

    You are taught basic military, survival and weapon handling skills alongside other professionally-qualified officers. The training is designed to prepare you for military life.

    On completion of the course you will awarded a commission into the Army Medical Services.

    Step 2

    You will then attend the Army Medical Services Entry Officers' Course (EOC), which provides you with the specific knowledge required to begin your career as an Environmental Health Officer.

    You will then be based in the UK for up to 12 months whilst you are sent on short placements to environmental health teams in preparation for your first assignment.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 17 years 9 months - 33 years 11 months Qualifications :

    BSc or MSc in Environmental Health

    Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health or member of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (or working towards such professional qualification)

    Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 76kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 10m 15s (multistage fitness test)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

    All Environmental Health Officers can gain postgraduate qualifications throughout their career and you may also have the opportunity to study at MSc level.

    Rank Progression

    Learn about rank progression here.

    Pay and Benefits

    You'll earn £27,818 during your year of training at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, before commissioning and becoming a Lieutenant, on £33,436 a year

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