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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 Type:
    Full Time Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:
    Job Ref.:

    Preferred Candidate

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