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Environmental Health Officer/Health Promotion Officer - Shire of Halls Creek, Western Australia

Senior Environmental Health Officer - Fraser Coast Regional Council, Hervey Bay, Queensland

Manager Public Health & Biosecurity - Fraser Coast Regional Council, Hervey Bay, Queensland

Environmental Health Officer - Sydney Local Health District Camperdown, NSW

Manager Environmental Health & Building Services - Shire of Ashburton, Tom Price, Western Australia

Deputy Director Environmental Health Branch - NSW Health, Health Protection NSW

Environmental Health Officer/Health Promotion Officer - Shire of Halls Creek, Western Australia

The Shire of Halls Creek seeks applications from suitable qualified and experienced persons to fill the position of Environmental Health/Health Promotion Officer, closing on 27 April 2018.

Applications Close

4.00pm Friday 27 April 2018

Employer:

Shire of Halls Creek, Western Australia

Location:

Halls Creek, Western Australia

Position Type

  • Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

  • Total package of up to $120,000 per annum, with cash component starting at $65,000 per annum.
  • Package includes subsidised accommodation, matching Superannuation on top of Superannuation Guarantee Levy, a 4 wheel drive vehicle with some private use, a Halls Creek Allowance, free ADSL connection at residence, generous telephone call allowance, generous water allowance, generous electricity allowance, uniform clothing, professional membership subsidy and professional development (conferences).

Qualifications and Experience

The position is responsible for providing a service that empowers the community to make choices that contribute to and influence outcomes promoting health and wellbeing.

How to apply

It is suggested that you application consists of:

  1. A covering letter
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Supporting Statement (Addressing the Selection Criteria)
  4. Referees – Applicants must supply the names of three referees.

A full information package is available by contacting the Director Executive Services on 08 9168 6007 or email des@hcshire.wa.gov.au.

Applicants must be addressed to The Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Halls Creek, PO Box 21, Halls Creek. WA 6770 and must be received by 4.00pm on Friday 27 April 2018.

Applications Close 4.00pm Friday 27 April 2018

Senior Environmental Health Officer - Fraser Coast Regional Council, Hervey Bay, Queensland

The Fraser Coast sits at the crossroads of the Wide Bay Burnett, one of Australia's fastest growing regions. This ideal location and affordable relaxed lifestyle, coupled with a diverse industrial base, creates exciting opportunities. Fraser Coast Regional Council is seeking a Senior Environmental Health Officer. The main requirement of this position is to provide supervision to the Council’s Environmental Health Officers.

Applications Close

5.00pm Monday 30th April 2018

Employer:

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Location:

Hervey Bay, Queensland

Position Type

  • Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

  • Available on enquiry

Qualifications and Experience

Key duties will include:
  • Lead, direct and supervise all aspects of Council’s Environmental Health team.
  • Provide specialist environmental health advice and input to the Planning Department.
  • Investigate and manage complex, higher level contentious matters.
  • Advocate community awareness of environmental health issues and responsibilities.

Essential skills and experience will include:

  • Experience in an Environmental Health Officer supervisory role, and or comprehensive knowledge of the duties of a senior Environmental Health Officer.
  • Ability to exercise judgement in the interpretation and application of relevant legislation.
  • Ability to meet time constraints and work under pressure. Demonstrated success in managing projects on time, on cost and to meet specific needs.

Team fit will be critical to success in this role. Council are seeking candidates who can demonstrate integrity, maturity, excellent communication skills and keenness to work collaboratively with an established and high performing team.

How to apply

Fraser Coast Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women,
Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability, and members of racial, ethnic and ethno-religious minority groups are encouraged to apply.

For an information pack and to apply for this role, please go to Leading Roles
or contact Rob Maxwell on 0407 164 600 or Gemma Sheridan 0407 009 243.

Applications Close 5.00pm Monday 30th April 2018

Manager, Public Health & Biosecurity, Fraser Coast Regional Council, Hervey Bay, Queensland

The Fraser Coast sits at the crossroads of the Wide Bay Burnett, one of Australia's fastest growing regions. This ideal location and affordable relaxed lifestyle, coupled with a diverse industrial base, creates exciting opportunities. Fraser Coast Regional Council is seeking a Senior Environmental Health Officer. The main requirement of this position is to provide management, leadership and support to the Council’s Public Health and Biosecurity team.

Applications Close

5.00pm Monday 30th April 2018

Employer:

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Location:

Hervey Bay, Queensland

Position Type

  • Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

  • Available on enquiry

Qualifications and Experience

Key duties will include:
  • Build, manage and maintain a high performing team that is results oriented and customer service focussed.
  • Undertake continuous improvement across all aspects of this role, including training and mentoring of subordinate staff.
  • Lead and manage Council’s response to biosecurity and environmental incidents, including natural disaster management.
  • Develop, implement and monitor a range of programs in response to identified risks and needs, declared pests, biosecurity obligations and Council resolutions and policies.
  • Advocate community awareness of environmental health and pest issues and responsibilities and participate and assist in promotional and educational activities.
Essential skills and experience will include:
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in a relevant public health, biosecurity, agriculture protection or environmental sciences role.
  • Ability to exercise judgement in the interpretation and application of relevant legislation.
  • Experience in regulatory, compliance or enforcement actions and processes.

Team fit will be critical to success in this role. Council are seeking candidates who can demonstrate integrity, maturity, excellent communication skills and keenness to work collaboratively with an established and high performing team.

How to apply

Fraser Coast Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women,
Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability, and members of racial, ethnic and ethno-religious minority groups are encouraged to apply.

For an information pack and to apply for this role, please go to Leading Roles
or contact Rob Maxwell on 0407 164 600 or Gemma Sheridan 0407 009 243.

Applications Close 5.00pm Monday 30th April 2018

Environmental Health Officer - Sydney Local Health District, Camperdown, New South Wales

Applications Close

Friday 4 May 2018

Employer:

Sydney Local Health District

Location:

Camperdown, New South Wales

Position Type

  • Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

  • Annual salary from $59,456 - $88,024

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in environmental health to permit authorisation under the Public Health Act 2010.
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with environmental health issues and experience in environmental surveys and statutory auditing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, respond to emergencies and work with a minimum of supervision.
  • A demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to public health principles.
  • Word processing and computer database skills.
  • A current NSW driver’s licence (P2 Licence Acceptable)

Position Description

How to apply

Applications can be submitted via this link

NSW Health Application Guide

For more information contact Graham Burgess on 02 9515 9420.

Applications Close Friday 4 May 2018

Manager Environmental Health & Building Services, Shire of Ashburton, Tom Price, Western Australia

Reporting to the Director Development & Regulatory Services, this positon is responsible for leading and managing the Environmental Health & Building Services teams, ensuring statutory compliance with all relevant Act, Regulations, Local Laws & Council Policy, along with a high standard of customer service. Regular travel between our 4 Shire towns and indigenous communities is a requirement of this role.

Applications Close

9.00am Friday 4 May 2018

Employer:

Shire of Ashburton

Location:

Tom Price, Western Australia

Position Type

  • Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

  • This position offers a competitive salary, six weeks annual leave (full time & part time only, pro rata for part time), and annual Ashburton allowance along with access to a generous voluntary superannuation scheme. All other terms and conditions are as per the Shire of Ashburton Enterprise Agreement 2017

Qualifications and Experience

Education, Training and Licences
Essential:
  • Tertiary qualification in Environmental Health that satisfies the qualification requirements for Authorised Officers under the Public Health Act 2016;
  • Eligible for admittance as a member of Environmental Health Australia
  • Current ‘C’ class driver’s licence;
  • Current National Police Clearance (dated within 6 months).
Desirable:
  • Certificate or Diploma in Building Surveying (or equivalent).
Skills, Knowledge, Experience
Essential:
  • Proven experience in the leadership and supervision of a multi-disciplinary team, including mentoring, coaching, empowering and coordinating staff;
  • Extensive experience in implementing public health legislation, including compliance investigation and action, relevant to local government in Western Australia;
  • Extensive experience in the interpretation and application of public health legislation and policy;
  • Well-developed computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Highly developed problem solving, conflict resolution and analytical skills;
  • Highly developed continuous improvement, process review and procedure development skills;
  • Sound knowledge of budget processes and monitoring;
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Safety & Health Act;
  • Well-developed knowledge of the Shire’s organisational structures and functions;
  • Well-developed knowledge of the principles of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.
Desirable:
  • Developing experience in the interpretation and application of building legislation and policy;
  • Experience using IT Vision SynergySoft software.

Position Description

How to apply

All applications must be submitted online via the Shire of Ashburton website: ashburton.wa.gov.au

Applications Close 9.00am Friday 4 May 2018

Deputy Director Environmental Health Branch - NSW Health, Health Protection NSW

Applications Close

Applications close midnight on 17 May 2018

Employer:

NSW Health - Health Protection NSW

Location:

North Sydney

Position Type

  • Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

  • Health Manager L5: $142,897 to 160,221 p.a plus superannuation

Qualifications and Experience

Where you'll be working:-

You will manage the Health Risk and Regulation Unit within the Environmental Health Branch. This includes responding to a broad range of environmental health issues including health risk assessment of contaminated sites and chemical incidents, providing advice regarding the health risks of large scale developments, epidemiological analysis of environmental health issues, and administering relevant components of the Public Health Act 2010.

Position Details:-

  • Support the Director of Environmental Health Branch
  • Participate in an on-call roster to respond environmental health emergencies
  • Contribute to the development of environmental health legislation and policy, including coordinating interagency collaboration
  • Provide timely, expert advice to the and Director of Environmental Health, the Chief Health Officer and the Minister for Health on issues related to the assessment and management of environmental health risks.

Selection Criteria

  • Postgraduate qualifications in public health or relevant experience
  • Skills and experience in providing high level policy advice and recommendations on complex issues at chief executive level
  • Superior organisational skills and the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities and deliver high quality products within agreed timeframes and budgets.
  • Ability to manage a multidisciplinary team and work effectively across public health disciplines.

Position Description

How to apply

For more in formation and how to apply go to NSW Health

Contact Person:- Dr Benjamin Scalley – 02 9424 5918 benjamin.scalley@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

Applications close midnight on 17 May 2018