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Current Vacancies

Environmental Health Officer - Cessnock City Council, New South Wales

Environmental Health Officer - City of Ryde, North Ryde, New South Wales

Environmental Health Officer - Northern Territory Health, Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Environmental Health Officer - Southern Downs Regional Council, Warwick, Queensland

Environmental Health Coordinator - Southern Downs Regional Council, Warwick, Queensland

Development and Environment Engineer - Southern Downs Regional Council, Warwick, Queensland

Environmental Health Officer - Cessnock City Council, New South Wales

The Position:

Cessnock City Council are seeking a driven individual with demonstrated skills in environmental health who enjoys working in a fast paced environment to join their growing team. The position is a temporary full-time position for a six (6) month contract with the possibility of extension for a further six (6) months.

Cessnock City Council provides a diverse range of services and facilities for the residents within the local government area, as well as visitors to the area. We employ approximately 320 employees and are situated within the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, approximately 120 kilometres north of Sydney and 40 kilometres west of Newcastle.

Working within the Health and Building team, this role will provide effective and efficient services to reduce risks to both public health and the environment. This incorporates conducting inspections as identified by the approved regulatory inspection program; including the inspection of food premises, skin penetration premises, beauticians, cooling towers, on-site wastewater management systems and public swimming pools/spas; and administration and enforcement of related legislation.

Applications Close

Monday 20 November 2017
Employer:

Cessnock City Council

Location: Cessnock, New South Wales
Position Type

Temporary Full Time (6 month Contract) with possible extension

Remuneration
  • $66,025 - $76,450 per annum
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • 35 hours per week position
  • 19 day month and RDO scheme
  • Flexible work arrangements and work/life balance

Qualifications and Experience

To succeed in this role, you will ideally have:

  • Degree or post graduate qualifications accredited by Environmental Health Australia;
  • demonstrated knowledge of the Food Act 2003 and subordinate legislation; and demonstrated experience conducting food premises inspections and undertaking enforcement action;
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting inspections of a variety of commercial and domestic on-site sewage management systems and undertaking regulatory action.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communications skills including the ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external; and
  • Demonstrated highly developed negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

This role will also be required to:

  • Investigate, manage and resolve public health, environmental and stormwater complaints (CRMs) within required timeframes;
  • Provide high quality technical advice to Town Planning and Building services through the timely completion of development application referrals;
  • Consider and determine applications for approval under section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 relating to the installation, construction or alteration of a waste treatment device and operating a system of sewage management; and
  • Liaise with, and provide assistance and advice to a variety of stakeholders including Council staff, consultants, residents, State Government Departments and agencies.

Position Description

How to apply

Applications may be submitted online using this link.

More information

Enquiries in relation to this position should be directed to:

Colin Davis, Health and Building Manager on 02 4993 4290

Applications Close Monday 20 November 2017

Environmental Health Officer - City of Ryde, North Ryde, New South Wales

The Position:

With an area that encompasses the Macquarie Park Business Precinct, Macquarie University, and 4 major retail centres, The City of Ryde is a dynamic, vibrant local government area located only 12 kilometres from Sydney.

Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Environmental Health Officer to join our Health, Building, and Environment department based at North Ryde.

Applications Close Monday 20 November 2017 11.30pm
Employer:

City of Ryde - New South Wales

Location: North Ryde - New South Wales
Position Type Permanent Full Time
Remuneration
  • $75,670 to $90,435 p.a (subject to your qualifications and experience), plus Superannuation Qualifications and Experience
  • An attractive vehicle lease-back option is also available and working conditions include an optional RDO each 3rd week.
Qualifications and Experience
  • A degree in Environmental Health or similar qualification
  • Sound working knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Local Government Act, Protection of the Environment Operations Act, Food Act, Public Health Act and other relevant legislation
  • Proven experience in carrying out routine compliance inspections of facilities such as food premises, hair and beauty salons, skin penetration premises, public swimming pools and water-cooling systems
  • Experience investigating complaints concerning public health risks, pollution incidents and similar issues
  • Sound judgement with ability to determine appropriate enforcement options (warnings, notices and orders, penalty notices, legal proceedings) and use them to achieve compliance with legislation
  • Well-developed written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Current driver’s license

Position Description

How to apply

Apply now using the on-line application process. Please note you do not need a “password” to use the on-line application system, however, you will need to complete your application without logging-out of the system.

In addition to answering the on-line questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria.

More information

If further information is required, please view the Position Description or call Craig Redfern on (02) 9952 8273 for a confidential discussion.

Applications Close Monday 20 November 2017 11.30pm

Environmental Health Officer - Northern Territory Health, Alice Springs, Northern Territory

The Position:

The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Applications Close Thursday 23 November 2017
Employer:

Department of Health - Northern Territory

Location: Alice Springs - Northern Territory
Position Type Full Time
Remuneration
  • Remuneration Package Range $90 367 - $108 123

  • (comprising salary $78 097 - $93 655, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)

Qualifications and Experience

Wanting to see the Centre of Australia and its beauty? Looking for a broad environmental health experience?

Join a dynamic team responsible for a diverse range of environmental health activities. The positions are available in the vibrant contemporary town of Alice Springs. It offers an amazing opportunity to participate in urban and remote community development programs. This unique work opportunity offers supreme personal and job satisfaction.

The successful applicants will be required to conduct statutory surveillance activities, review development applications and conduct environmental health investigations in town and outback locations.

Throw in our famous relaxed lifestyle, excellent facilities and amazing surroundings and it’s easy to see why the Territory is such a great place to live and work.

Applications are sought from suitably qualified and experienced Environmental Health Officers. Make this the opportunity to discover your full potential.

Position Description

Special Measures Information Sheet

How to apply

Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs Further information about these positions can be obtained by phoning TOLLFREE 1300 659 247

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

More information

For further information on the above position please contact Fiona Smith on 08 8955 6122 or email fionam.smith@nt.gov.au

Quote Vacancy Number: 50241

Applications Close Thursday 23 November 2017

Environmental Health Officer - Southern Downs Regional Council, Warwick, Queensland

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.

Applications Close Friday 1 December 2017 at 5.00pm
Employer: Southern Downs Regional Council
Location: Warwick, Queensland
Position Type
  • Permanent Full Time - 72.5 hours per fortnight
  • 9 day fortnight or as negotiated
Remuneration
  • $59,342 - $70,295 per annum (Level 3 - 5), rate dependent on relevant skills and experience.

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

Qualifications and Experience

The Environmental Health Officer is responsible for community awareness and compliance with statutory requirements in respect of environmental health matters. The Environmental Health Officer will undertake inspections and licencing of establishments and services, investigation of food, public health and environmental nuisance complaints and undertake programs which promote a greater understanding of environmental health requirements.

To be successful in this role you will need to have experience in applying legislation and statutory regulations relevant to Environmental Health and a working knowledge of administrative procedures and contemporary practices. You will need to have a commitment to excellent customer service and proven ability to work in a team environment.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Possession of a current open “C” class licence (Car).
  • Possession of an Occupational Health and Safety Construction Induction Card (“White Card”) or the ability to obtain prior to commencement.
  • Relevant qualification of at least degree level
  • Eligible for membership of Environmental Health Australia and recognised for appointment as an Environmental Health Officer in Queensland.

Position Description

Addressing Selection Criteria

How to apply For further information and how to apply go to the Southern Downs Regional Council website.

Applications Close Friday 1st December 2017, 5.00pm

Environmental Health Coordinator - Southern Downs Regional Council, Warwick, Queensland

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.

Applications Close Friday 1 December 2017 at 5.00pm
Employer: Southern Downs Regional Council
Location: Warwick, Queensland
Position Type
  • Temporary Full Time up to January 2019 (maternity relief position)
  • 72.5 hours per fortnight
  • 9 day fortnight or as negotiated
Remuneration
  • $2,899 - $3,166 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

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.

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.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Possession of a current open “C” class licence (Car).
  • Possession of an Occupational Health and Safety Construction Induction Card (“White Card”) or the ability to obtain prior to commencement.
  • Relevant qualification of at least degree level.
  • Eligible for membership of Environmental Health Australia and recognised for appointment as an Environmental Health Officer in Queensland.

Position Description

Addressing Selection Criteria

How to apply For further information and how to apply go to the Southern Downs Regional Council website.

Applications Close Friday 1st December 2017, 5.00pm

Development and Environment Engineer - Southern Downs Regional Council, Warwick, Queensland

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.

Applications Close Friday 1 December 2017 at 5.00pm
Employer: Southern Downs Regional Council
Location: Warwick, Queensland
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

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

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 timeframes.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Possession of a current open “C” class licence (Car).
  • Possession of an Occupational Health and Safety Construction Induction Card (“White Card”) or the ability to obtain prior to commencement.
  • Relevant engineering qualification of at least degree level.
  • Eligible for membership of RPEQ.

Desirable

  • Post graduate qualifications in environment or thorough knowledge and experience in environmental engineering or a related field.
  • Experience and interest in local government operations.

Position Description

Addressing Selection Criteria

How to apply For further information and how to apply go to the Southern Downs Regional Council website.

Applications Close Friday 1st December 2017, 5.00pm