Employment Vacancies

Employment Vacancies

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Current Vacancies

Environmental Health Technician (Legionella) - Cairns

Environmental Health Coordinator - East Gippsland Shire Council

Environmental Health Officer - City of Wodonga

Principal Environmental Health Officer - WA

Environmental Health Technician (Legionella) - Cairns

Application Date: Thursday 16th February 2017
Employer:

Tropical Public Health Services, Division of Family Health and Wellbeing, Cairns, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

Location: Cairns, QLD
Position Type: Permanent Full time (Applications will remain current for 12 months)
Remuneration:

Up to $91,191 p.a., comprising salary between $57,529 - $79,925 p.a.

Employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (HP2)

Qualifications:

Refer to job description

Contact Person: For further information, please contact Brad Milligan on 07 4226 5591
Application kit: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Job Ad Reference CA232834

Duties / Abilities

This position is accountable and responsible for provision of routine-level technical services to Queensland Health under supervision of an environmental health officer.

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles’. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. If you are employed against a risk role, or move to one during your employment within Queensland Health, it is a condition of employment to have current and continuous vaccination against, or proof that you are not susceptible to, VPDs as listed within the role description.

Applications close Thursday 16 February 2017.

Environmental Health Coordinator- Lakes Entrance

Application Date: 12 noon Wednesday 22 February 2017
Employer:

East Gippsland Shire Council

Location: Lakes Entrance, VIC
Position Type: Full time
Remuneration:

$85,318.48 - $94,426.28 per annum – negotiable

Plus 9.5% Superannuation Guarantee

Qualifications:

Qualification as an Environmental Health Officer, eligible to be a member of Environmental Health Professionals Australia as required under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act.

Refer to job description for further details

Contact Person:

For further information, please contact Aaron Hollow, Manager Statutory Services (03) 5153 9500

Council’s website, www.eastgippsland.vic.gov.au

Duties / Abilities

Leadership

  • Coordinate and lead the service requirements and functions of the Environmental Health Unit.
  • Mentor and train Environmental Health Unit staff members and any other staff within the Statutory Services area as agreed with the Manager Statutory Services.
  • Lead the implementation of the Domestic Wastewater Management Plan.

Statutory

  • Coordinate and undertake all relevant statutory functions and ensure that the relevant requirements of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act, Food Act 1984, Environment Protection Act 1970, Tobacco Act 1987 and Residential Tenancies Act 1997 are complied with, as well as relevant statutory functions of other statutes, or programs that are so delegated by Council.
  • Proactively develop, maintain and regularly review policies, procedures, protocols and practices undertaken by the Environmental Health Unit.
  • Prepare reports and recommendations for any required legal proceedings on behalf of Council for non-compliance with legislation including the preparation of legal briefs for prosecution.
  • Prepare Council reports, briefings and policies as they relate to the responsibilities of the Environmental Health Unit and present at Council meetings or briefings.

Application Process

All applicants are requested to include the following details in their application:

  1. A covering letter which states the title of the position you are applying for (including the relevant position number) and why you are interested in the position.
  2. A current resume which includes your personal details, education, qualifications, work experience and the contact details of two (2) work-related referees
  3. A statement addressing the key selection criteria as stated in the position description. The panel will use all the information provided in your application and attachments provided, but will concentrate on the selection criteria for an analysis of your qualifications, skills, abilities, experience and knowledge.

Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia. Applicants invited for interview will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement at the time of interview. Acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with relevant visa.

If you do not have access to a computer or internet, written applications marked “Confidential” can be forwarded to the following postal address;

Human Resources – Recruitment
East Gippsland Shire Council
PO Box 1618
BAIRNSDALE VIC 3875

Late applications will not be considered.

Applications close 12 noon Wednesday 22 February 2017

Environmental Health Officer - City of Wodonga

Application Date: 5 pm Friday 24th February 2017
Employer:

City of Wodonga

Location: Wodonga, VIC
Position Type: Full time
Remuneration:

$73,454 per annum

Working for Wodonga Council has many benefits, including a supportive culture, flexible working arrangements, generous leave entitlements and a commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect.

Qualifications:

Refer to job description

Contact Person:

For further information, please contact Susan Bennett, Team Leader Environmental Health on
(02) 6022 9257.

Applications must include a statement addressing the key selection criteria and can be submitted via the website.

Duties / Abilities

This position is accountable for the effective and responsible administration and enforcement of the statutory requirements prescribed by relevant legislation. This position is also required to maintain a high standard of environmental health within the municipality, and contribute to the projection of the council as a responsible and effective provider of facilities and services.

To be successful in the role, you will have experience in a variety of environmental health matters, including but not limited to food, public health nuisances, tobacco, waste water systems, public health and wellbeing, immunisation and vector control. You will also have a working knowledge of relevant legislation and local government practices. Your highly developed communication skills, time management skills and commitment to customer service will see you succeed in the role.

Applications close 5 pm Friday 24 February 2017.

Principal Environmental Health Officer - WA

Application Date: Tuesday 28th February 2017 at 4.00pm
Employer:

North Eastern Wheatbelt Health Scheme

Location: Shires of Koorda, Mt Marshall, Mukinbudin, Nungarin, Trayning and Wyalkatchem
Remuneration:

An attractive salary package is offered with a cash component of $90k to $100k with additional benefits including superannuation, brand new subsidised accommodation, salary packaging and included utilities. Private use of a fully maintained vehicle is also available.

Qualifications:

An information package is available by contacting Tracey on (08) 9684 1219 or email admin2@koorda.wa.gov.au

Contact Person: For further information, please contact Tracey on (08) 9684 1219

Or email admin2@koorda.wa.gov.au

Duties / Abilities

The position carries with it an interesting range of diverse duties (including Building Services if qualified, waste management, environmental protection and OHS duties), and the successful applicant would reside in one of the local towns. This is a rural position which can allow the successful applicant to work in a relaxed atmosphere whilst enjoying country living.

David Burton
Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Koorda

Applications close Tuesday 28 February 2017