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Environmental Health Field Support Officer - Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku

Environmental Health Field Support Officer - Warburton WA

Applications close: Friday 7 April 2017

Shire of Ngaanyatarraku

Location: Warburton, WA
Position Type

Permanent Full Time


Annual salary (including allowances) of $62,694

Benefits include:

  • 9.5% superannuation (additional 4% superannuation if employee contributes 5%)
  • Furnished house provided
  • Electricity, water and telephone provided
  • Four weeks annual leave
  • Additional four weeks isolation leave available

Skills, Knowledge and

Experience for



  • Demonstrated supervisory and performance monitoring skills.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills, including report writing skills;
  • Sound information technology skills including the use of PC’s and the Microsoft Office suite of programmes;
  • Developed problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Sound organisational skills;
  • Group training skills are desirable;
  • Public presentation skills to prepare and deliver educational messages and materials, to varying audiences, are desirable.


  • Basic knowledge of accounts, budget and purchasing processes;
  • Sound knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health obligations within the workplace;
  • Knowledge of Multi-Media software as it relates to presentation preparation and delivery is desirable;
  • Knowledge of indigenous culture and customs is desirable;
  • Basic knowledge of Local Government Act, Health Act, Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act and subsidiary legislation is desirable;
  • Working knowledge of Local Government structures and activities is desirable;
  • Awareness of the determinants of health as they relate indigenous health issues is desirable.


  • Experience working within a team environment.
  • Experience in developing and managing small projects.
  • Some previous experience in the areas of Environmental Health, infrastructure maintenance, plant maintenance, plumbing, pest control, or project management is desirable.
  • Experience in driving 4WD vehicles in off-road environment is desirable.
  • Experience in working with Aboriginal persons and communities is desirable.
  • Qualifications and/or Training A current C Class Drivers Licence is essential;
  • Any current drivers licence to drive heavy vehicles is desirable;
  • A trade or technical qualification relating to any trade, group training staff supervision or similar is desirable;

Position Description

How to apply

By Mail:

Application - EHFSO
Tjulyuru Cultural and Civic Centre
Warburton Community
PMB 87 via Kalgoorlie
Western Australia 6431

Or email your application to mail@ngaanyatjarraku.wa.gov.au with “Application – EHFSO” in the subject line.

More information:

For more information contact:

The Shire Office, Warburton on Ph: 08 8956 7966

Mr Philip Swain, Health and Building Officer on 0402 798 996

Email: eho@ngaanyatjarraku.wa.gov.au

Are you interested in a challenging role with a diverse range of environmental health activities and supervision of a small work team? Ideally you will have some previous trade or technical experience. Being competent and confident in your ability to manage small projects and programmes, you will be willing to live and work in Warburton, a remote area of Western Australia and assist in, and supervise, the delivery of vital services to indigenous communities.

Applications close 4.00 pm Friday 7 April 2017