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Current Vacancies

Team Leader - Environmental Health - Mackay Regional Council

Senior Environmental Health Officer- QLD Health

Senior Environmental Health Scientist/Senior Microbiologist - QLD Health

National Communications Officer - Environmental Health Australia

Team Leader - Environmental Health - Mackay Regional Council

Applications close: Tuesday 6 June 2017
Employer:

Mackay Regional Council

Location: Mackay, QLD
Position Type

Permanent Full Time

Remuneration:

Salary ranging from $83,057 to $91,705 dependent on experience plus a weekly locality allowance

Key Selection Criteria

  • Minimum 5 years experience in Environmental Health
  • Degree in Applied Science (Environmental Health) or Legal equivalent qualification
  • Eligibility for membership to Environmental Health Australia

Position Description

The ideal candidates will have a minimum five (5) years’ experience in Environmental Health, degree in Applied Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent with eligibility for membership to Environmental Health Australia, along with a current QLD ‘C’ Class drivers licence. A good working knowledge of Acts, Regulations, Local Laws and Policies in the areas of public health and environment. Sound interpersonal, communication, negotiation and decision making skills, with high level skills in inspections, sampling, survey and data collection is essential.

How to apply

To apply please submit a resume, cover letter and full statement addressing the selection criteria.

PLEASE NOTE: applications submitted without addressing the selection criteria may not be considered.

More information:

For further information on this position, please visit the Mackay Regional Council website.

The position of Team Leader Environmental Health is required to contribute to the Council objective of responding to community needs and expectations in relation to the creation and maintenance of healthy lifestyles and the environment for the Mackay Regional Council area.

The successful candidates will provide services for the protection, promotion and improvement of public health and safety of the community of the Mackay Region by providing professional advice, education, guidance, initiatives and administration of legislation, policies, systems, methods and procedures in the field of environmental health. Additionally, candidates will need to lead, supervise, mentor and guide other Environmental Health Officers and Environmental Protection Officers and assist the Coordinator Environmental Health & Education Services on HR matters within the section.

Applicants must be willing to partake in an on-call roster.

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Applications close Tuesday 6 June 2017

Senior Environmental Health Officer- QLD Health

Applications close: Monday 29th May 2017
Employer:

QLD Health

Location: Herston, QLD
Position Type

Permanent Full Time

Remuneration:

Salary ranging from $99,205 - $106,750 (yearly) HP4

Key Selection Criteria

As well as being a collaborative and flexible team player committed to achieving outcomes in a demanding environment, you will have:

  • Demonstrable high level expertise, knowledge and skill in food safety related aspects of environmental health
  • Experience in performing risk assessments and to independently review and develop service improvement initiatives
  • Proven understanding of the Australian and New Zealand food regulation system and the ability to utilise this knowledge to provide advice and develop evidence based solutions to non-routine and complex public health and nutrition relevant food regulation issues
  • A background in managing specific investigations, compliance activities and/or research projects
  • Proven ability to critically analyse and interpret data
  • Exemplary interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills, including the ability to tailor your communication style to meet the needs of a wide range of stakeholders
  • A resilient, energetic and motivated approach committed to working in a supportive team environment

A post-graduate qualification in a related discipline would be a bonus!

Position Description

How to apply

To apply, please click here to submit a resume, cover letter and full statement addressing the selection criteria.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.

More information:

For further information on this position, please contact Tenille Fort, 07 3328 9323.

By joining the Department of Health you will work within a fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment where every employee plays a critical role in our ongoing success. You will enjoy a variety of benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development

The role: Reporting to the Director, Food Safety Standards and Regulation, you will be play a key role in developing state-wide networks and facilitating communication with stakeholders to implement food safety legislation and service delivery models relating to food safety and standards. You will tailor your communication style and translate food safety standards and related literature to convey scientific and legislative information in an understandable manner to a variety of stakeholders including other clinicians, policy makers and the general public.

You will apply your environmental health knowledge to provide specialist clinical advice on significant issues relating to environmental health, nutrition, food science and food safety and you will present your findings on the health impacts of food safety and standards issues to key stakeholders. In addition, you will utilise your advanced knowledge of scientific principles relating to nutrition and food science to assist in the prevention of chronic diseases and solve complex nutrition interventions and food regulation issues.

Appointment to this position requires mandatory possession of a tertiary (degree) qualification that is accredited by the Environmental Health Australia. On-call and after hours work may be required. Applications will remain current for a period of up to 12 months.

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Applications close Monday 29 May 2017

Senior Environmental Health Scientist/Senior Microbiologist - QLD Health

Applications close: Monday 29th May 2017
Employer:

QLD Health

Location: Herston, QLD
Position Type

Permanent Full Time

Remuneration:

Salary ranging from $99,205 - $106,750 (yearly) HP4

Key Selection Criteria

As well as being a collaborative and flexible team player committed to achieving outcomes in a demanding environment, you will have:

  • Demonstrable high level expertise, knowledge and skill in food safety related aspects of environmental health
  • Experience in performing risk assessments and to independently review and develop service improvement initiatives
  • Proven understanding of the Australian and New Zealand food regulation system and the ability to utilise this knowledge to provide advice and develop evidence based solutions to non-routine and complex public health and nutrition relevant food regulation issues
  • A background in managing specific investigations, compliance activities and/or research projects
  • Proven ability to critically analyse and interpret data
  • Exemplary interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills, including the ability to tailor your communication style to meet the needs of a wide range of stakeholders
  • A resilient, energetic and motivated approach committed to working in a supportive team environment

Appointment to this position requires mandatory possession of a tertiary (degree) qualification in either:

  • Medical or environmental science (majoring in environmental toxicology or pollution monitoring and control)

Or

  • Medical laboratory science or applied science majoring in chemistry, physics or a biological science

Position Description

How to apply

To apply, please click here to submit a resume, cover letter and full statement addressing the selection criteria.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.

More information:

For further information on this position, please contact Tenille Fort, 07 3328 9323.

Benefits of working with the Department of Health:

By joining the Department of Health you will work within a fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment where every employee plays a critical role in our ongoing success. You will enjoy a variety of benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development

The role: Reporting to the Director, Food Safety Standards and Regulation, you will lead the development of specialist clinical policies and procedures to support state-wide operational practices on significant environmental health issues relating to food safety and standards. You will develop professional networks to implement service delivery models for the management of environmental health, nutrition and food science issues relating to food safety and standards. You will tailor your communication style and translate food safety standards and related literature to convey scientific information in an understandable manner to a variety of stakeholders including other clinicians, policy makers and the general public.

You will provide specialist scientific advice on significant issues relating to environmental health, nutrition, food science and food safety and you will present your findings on the health impacts of food safety and standards issues to key stakeholders. You will utilise your advanced knowledge of scientific principles relating to nutrition and food science to assist in the prevention of chronic diseases and solve complex nutrition interventions and food regulation issues.

In addition, you will apply your specialist knowledge of the Australian and New Zealand food regulation system to identify and implement evidence-based strategies to ensure the development and ongoing review of food regulation policies and standards.

On-call and after hours work may be required. Applications will remain current for a period of up to 12 months.

Applications close Monday 29 May 2017

National Communications Officer - Environmental Health Australia

Are you interested in a career opportunity in a national professional association?

Applications close: Friday 16 June 2017
Employer:

Environmental Health Australia

Location: To be determined - Currently Brisbane, QLD
Position Type

Permanent .0526 FTE (20 hours per week)

Remuneration:

$66,788 FTE plus 9.5% superannuation

Key Selection Criteria

  • Understanding of finance and office administration, including accounting and company compliance requirements.
  • Expertise in research, and concise report writing skills to produce documents that are appropriate for the purpose and audience.
  • Comprehensive computer skills including extensive experience; of standard office systems, accounting packages, various forms of social media and the ability to embrace technological innovation in the workplace.
  • Knowledge and understanding in payroll processing, personnel functions and legislative provisions.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the proven ability to manage time effectively and work as a member of a team or as an individual, within an environment subject to competing priorities and change.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills including communication, consultation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, including the ability to effectively manage relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in organisational communication, publicity and/or publications.

Position Description

How to apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity, submit a cover letter, your resume (maximum 2 pages) and a statement addressing the essential selection criteria (maximum 2 pages).

Submit via email to national@eh.org.au

PLEASE NOTE: late applications will not be accepted.

Environmental Health Australia (EHA) is the premier environmental health professional organisation advocating for environmental health outcomes in Australia. In excess of 1,000 members nationally and a founding member of the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH).

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our National Executive team as the National Communications Officer.

This rarely advertised role offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic and high performing team of marketing communications and public health professionals, across a wide range of environmental health issues.

Reporting to the National Executive, this National Communications Officer position is the key liaison contact for the organisation and provides implementation, administration and financial management, media monitoring, social media, event management, and communications planning.

We’re looking for a candidate with a thirst for current affairs who is driven, passionate, team focused, and wants a chance to show what they can do. If you have relevant work experience, preferably within the communications, media, public and / or environmental health, community or government sectors, this may be your opportunity to join a dynamic national association.

This position is a unique opportunity for:

  • A self-motivated, results-oriented individual with a positive outlook with a clear focus on high quality outcomes in the environmental health sector.
  • A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance and meets the needs of stakeholders.
  • Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with senior company executives, political figures, academics as well as student members.
  • Reliable, tolerant, and determined.
  • Strong strategic communicator, well presented and business like.
  • Sufficiently mobile and flexible to assist teams and associations in every state across Australia as well as liaise with our international partners through the International Federation of Environmental Health.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to look for efficiencies and ways to best serve members and the environmental health industry as a whole.

Applications close Friday 16 June 2017