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Food & Hygiene Officer / Officer Food & Health

Ports,Customs & Free Zone Corporation - Dubai, UAE

Ref. JB1720774

Job Description

• Use expert knowledge of Food Hygiene & Health rules and
regulations to evaluate compliance, measure hazard and risk
and recommend corrective action, if required
• Implement Dubai World procedures and ensure compliance with
local and international legislation pertaining to Food & Hygiene
• Review drawings for new facilities/fit outs/modification of Food &
Health Establishments
• Conduct Building Completion Inspection (BCI) along with
representatives of the Fire and EHS safety sections prior to the
issuance of Building Completion Certificate (BCC) to ensure
food, hygiene standards & best health conditions set by EHS
have been followed on the basis of the client’s approved
• Conduct Operation Fitness Inspection (OFI) prior to the issuance
or renewal of the Operation Fitness Certificate (OFC)
• Take samples in premises where food is manufactured,
processed, served or sold to ensure compliance with standards
• Coordinate destruction of unfit and confiscated food items in
coordination with representatives from Customs, and Public
Health Services Department
• Contribute towards issuance of licenses for establishments
such as pharmaceuticals, day care centers, spas, salons etc.
• Responsible for routine inspection of food premises,
accommodation facilities and medical facilities
• Attend to emergency calls related to food poisoning, customer
complaints and outbreak of infectious diseases
• Investigate complaints such as illegal labeling, adulterated food,
cases of food poisoning, customer complaints etc. to determine
root causes and advise on methods for prevention of recurrence
• In the event of violations, initiate corrective action or issuance of
• Approve requests for isolation of Infectious Disease cases and
responsible for inspection of Isolation Quarters


Behavioral Skills

• Communication skills
• Teamwork
• Initiative
• Customer Orientation
• Process Orientation
• Focus on Details

Technical Skills

• Computer skills
• Food safety/health inspection system & Quality Control
• Food Microbiology & Knowledge of food processing
• Working knowledge of Temperature Measuring Devices, Digital
Camera, and PPEs ( Hair Net, Hand Gloves, Mouth Piece

Job Details

Job Location:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Industry:
Government Sector
Company Type:
Employer (Public Sector)
Job Role:
Employment Status:
Full time
Employment Type:
Monthly Salary Range:
Number of Vacancies:

Preferred Candidate

Career Level:
Mid Career
Years of Experience:
Residence Location:
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates