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Current Vacancies

Environmental Health Officer - Banana Shire Council

Environmental Health Officer - Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Environmental Health Coordinator - Southern Downs Regional Council

Environmental Coordinator - Southern Downs Regional Council

Development and Environment Engineer - Southern Downs Regional Council

Environmental Health Officer - Gladstone Regional Council

Coordinator Environmental Health - City of Townsville

Environmental Health Officer - Banana Shire Council

Banana Shire is situated in Central Queensland, 120km west of the growing industrial city and port of Gladstone and an easy drive to the city of Rockhampton. Major industries in the shire include coal mining, beef production, power generation, dryland cropping and irrigation cropping such as lucerne and cotton.

The Position:
Banana Shire Council has an exciting opportunity for a professional providing leadership and supervision in the Environmental Health Department. This role is responsible for regulatory compliance, customer service and complaint handling. Provide consultancy and advisory service (Environmental Health, Local Laws, Building and Plumbing matters) in accordance with legislative requirements and Council Policies.

Applications Close

Friday 26 January 2018 11:59pm

Employer:

Banana Shire Council

Location:

Biloela, Queensland

Position Type

Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

$71,268 - $74,107pa + superannuation

Qualifications and Experience

Successful candidate will require:

  • Environmental Health Degree (or related discipline);
  • A minimum of a current class C drivers licence;
  • Extensive experience in local government or large organisation operating in a diverse range of businesses.
  • The ability to build relationships; and to liaise and negotiate with a diverse range of people.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, you must complete an application package and address the selection criteria which can be obtained from www.banana.qld.gov.au or by calling 07 4992 9500.

Applications Close Friday 26 January 2018 at 11:59pm

Environmental Health Officer - Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Between the hustle and bustle of Cairns and Townsville in North Queensland lies the Cassowary Coast Region renowned for its relaxed tropical lifestyle, beauty and cultural diversity. The region is bordered by the Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Rainforests, secluded beaches and tropical islands and is home to approximately 30,000 people.

The Position:

Reporting to the Coordinator Regulatory Services you will be responsible for ensuring compliance and enforcement of the environmental and public health regulations including undertaking investigations, inspections and approvals relating to public health, food, vector control, asbestos, litter, illegal dumping, waste reduction, skin penetration, environmental nuisance and local laws permits.

Applications Close

Monday 29 January 2018

Employer:

Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Location:

Innisfail, Queensland

Position Type

Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

$58,000 - $78,000 + Superannuation

Qualifications and Experience

Skills / Experience Required: To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health and eligibility for membership with the Institute of Environmental Health Australia;
  • Sound experience within a similar position ideally within Queensland Local Government;
  • Ability to interpret, apply and communicate the applicable Acts, Regulations and Local Laws;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of environmental health issues faced by rural Local Governments;
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting audits, routine inspections and investigating complaints;
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills; and
  • Current “C” Class Driver's Licence.

How to apply

To obtain an Information Package contact Lo-Go Appointments:
Faith Della-Sabina P: (07) 5477 5433

Applications Close Monday 29 January 2018

Environmental Health Coordinator - Southern Downs Regional Council

The Position:

Southern Downs Regional Council is located within 2 hours drive of Brisbane in the Southern Downs and Granite Belt regions of south east Queensland. The region has excellent educational, health, sporting and recreational facilities with a growing population of approximately 35,800. The Council has a clear focus on growth.

The Environmental Health Coordinator will provide advice to the community and assist in promoting health and environmental awareness. This position offers a broad variety of work including waste management and supervision of regulatory staff.

Applications Close

Monday 29 January 2018

Employer:

Southern Downs Regional Council

Location:

Warwick or Stanthorpe

Position Type

Temporary Full-time – up to January 2019 (maternity relief position)

72.5 hours per fortnight, 9 day fortnight or as negotiated

Remuneration

$2899 - $3166 per fortnight (Level 6 - 7), rate dependent on relevant skills and experience.

In accordance with Council’s Enterprise Agreement and the relevant Award.

Qualifications and Experience

To be successful in this role

  • You will need to have comprehensive knowledge of and experience in applying legislation, statutory regulations and guidelines relevant to environmental health and management, and waste management.
  • You will need to have well-developed knowledge in the areas of pollution measurement and prevention, waste minimisation and disposal, and an understanding of development assessment legislation and processes.
  • Effective leadership, customer service and communication skills are essential.

How to apply

Access the following documents for further information via the links below:

Applications Close 5pm Monday 29 January 2018

Environmental Coordinator - Southern Downs Regional Council

The Position:

Southern Downs Regional Council is located within 2 hours drive of Brisbane in the Southern Downs and Granite Belt regions of south east Queensland. The region has excellent educational, health, sporting and recreational facilities with a growing population of approximately 35,800. The Council has a clear focus on growth.

The Environmental Coordinator will provide overall supervision of Council’s waste removal and disposal contracts and Council’s waste transfer stations and refuse tips operation and maintenance requirements. The Environmental Coordinator is also responsible for community awareness and compliance with statutory environmental and waste management requirements.

Applications Close

Monday 29 January 2018

Employer:

Southern Downs Regional Council

Location:

Warwick or Stanthorpe

Position Type

Temporary Full-time - up to July 2018

72.5 hours per fortnight, 9 day fortnight or as negotiated

Remuneration

$2899 - $3166 per fortnight (Level 6 - 7), rate dependent on relevant skills and experience.

In accordance with Council’s Enterprise Agreement and the relevant Award

Qualifications and Experience

To be successful in this role

  • You will need to have a relevant qualification of at least degree level together with effective leadership and communication skills.
  • In relation to environmental and waste management, you will need to have knowledge and experience in applying legislation, statutory regulations and guidelines, and knowledge of administrative procedures and contemporary practices.

How to apply

Access the following documents for further information via the links below:

Applications Close 5pm Monday 29 January 2018

Development and Environment Engineer, Southern Downs Regional Council

The Position:

Southern Downs Regional Council is located within 2 hours drive of Brisbane in the Southern Downs and Granite Belt regions of south east Queensland. The region has excellent educational, health, sporting and recreational facilities with a growing population of approximately 35,800. The Council has a clear focus on growth.

The Development and Environment Engineer will provide engineering support and technical advice in development assessment and environmental engineering initiatives and projects.

Applications Close

Friday 2 February 2018

Employer:

Southern Downs Regional Council

Location:

Warwick

Position Type

Temporary Full-time - 2 years

72.5 hours per fortnight, 9 day fortnight or as negotiated

Remuneration

$82,339 - $89,749 per annum (Level 7 - 8), rate dependent on relevant skills and experience.

In accordance with Council’s Enterprise Agreement and the relevant Award

Qualifications and Experience

To be successful in this role you will need to have experience in reviewing civil engineering design and proposals and dealing with civil engineering matters during the pre-construction, construction and on maintenance periods. You will also need to have understanding of the development process and environmental engineering together with the ability to apply legislation and complete projects within time frames.

How to apply

Access the following documents for further information via the links below:

Previous applicants do not need to reapply

Applications Close 5pm Friday 2 February 2018

Environmental Health Officer - Gladstone Regional Council

The Position:
The purpose of this position is to effectively and efficiently monitor and assess the level of public health and
environmental protection within the community, to ensure compliance with applicable standards.

Applications Close

4pm Friday 2 February 2018

Employer:

Gladstone Regional Council

Location:

Gladstone

Position Type

Permanent Full Time

Level E

Remuneration

$80,345.54 plus super

Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award - State 2017

Qualifications and Experience

Essential criteria for employment into the role:

  • Degree in Environmental Health (or a related discipline) together with relevant experience, knowledge and skills.
  • Eligible to become a member of Environmental Health Australia.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in interpreting and applying relevant legislation, Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws.
  • Able to acquire approval from Queensland Health as an approved food safety program auditor for high risk food service, including obtaining relevant competencies.
  • Demonstrable keyboard and typing skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable working with a diverse range of customers.
  • Legally able to drive a motor vehicle in Queensland.

How to apply

Position Description

For more information and how to apply go to the Gladstone Regional Council website.

Applications Close 4pm Friday 2 February 2018

Coordinator Environmental Health - City of Townsville

The Position:

The Coordinator Environmental Health will contribute to implementing a holistic program of change across Planning and Community Engagement Division in collaboration with the section leadership team and in consultation with the Townsville community. This will involve leading the Environmental Health unit on a transformative journey focusing on the needs and aspirations of the Townsville community developing a culture of customer-centricity and personal accountability; and reshaping how we deliver services to maximise value.

Applications Close

Tuesday 6 February 2018

Employer:

City of Townsville

Location:

Townsville

Position Type

Permanent Full Time

Remuneration

LGO 7 ($88,182 to $93,587 per annum + superannuation)

Qualifications and Experience

The Coordinator Environmental Health will:

  • Contribute to the section goals of ensuring public safety.
  • Provide leadership, direction and mentorship to a technically complex team in the delivery of multiple and simultaneous regulatory services investigations and services across the Townsville Region.
  • Lead the team to performance and ensure work allocation, unit planning, budgeting and evaluation of outcomes achieves on service deliverables.
  • Ensure complex compliance activities that may require legal enforcement processes to proceed occur in a timely, structured manner; ensure all compliance activities, applications and approvals reflect relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • In a disaster event this role is critical to lead, support and respond to activities within the section in the absence of more senior employees.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

For the selection panel to consider your application you need to demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position by submitting a detailed cover letter (1-2 pages) and current resume.

To apply, please email your full application to Recruitment Services at hr.applications@townsville.qld.gov.au with the email subject heading referencing your name, the position number and position title for the vacancy you are applying for.

More information For further information contact Recruitment Services on (07) 4727 9086 or go to the Council’s website at www.townsville.qld.gov.au.

Applications Close Tuesday 6 February 2018