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Current Vacancies

Environmental Health Officer - Sutherland Shire Council

Environmental Health & Building Surveyor - Bellingen Shire Council

Environmental Health Officer - Shoalhaven City Council

Environmental Health Officer - Sydney Local Health District

Environmental Health Officer - Bundaberg Regional Council

Environmental Health Officer - Sutherland Shire Council

Applications Close Thursday 21 September 2017
Employer:

Sutherland Shire Council

Location: Sutherland, New South Wales
Position Type

Full time temporary maternity leave position for up to 12 months. 35 hours per week, 19 day month flexi-time available

Remuneration

$63,685 - $75,577 per annum

Salary range dependent on skills and experience

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Bachelor of Applied Science – Environmental Health (or equivalent interstate or overseas Environmental Health qualification) OR Associate Diploma – Health & Building or near completion
  • Class C drivers licence
  • Knowledge of appropriate sections of the Local Government Act 1993,
    Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, Food Act 2003, Food Safety
    Standards, Public Health Act 2010, Swimming Pools Act 1992, Building Code of
    Australia and Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 and any
    associated Regulations
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply relevant legislation and regulations,
    subordinate legislation and local codes/policies
  • Demonstrated computer skills and ability to use computerised databases and
    information registers
  • Knowledge of Department of Environment & Climate Change and NSW Health
    operations and guidelines
  • Effective written, oral communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable

  • Prior experience in environmental and public health assessment of development
    applications, technical reports and environmental impact statements
  • Knowledge and experience in investigative procedures and evidence gathering
  • Experience in preparation of technical reports and reports to Council
  • Experience in dispute resolution
  • Experience in educating professionals, community and/or school groups on
    health and environment protection matters
  • Proven ability to engage, influence, negotiate and build rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability and experience preparing preliminary documentation for court
    proceedings including statements of evidence, reports, notices etc
How to apply

How to apply:

All applications to be submitted online.

More information

Enquiries in relation to this position should be directed to 02 9710 0333.

The purpose of the position is to:
1. Protect and improve community health by regular monitoring of food businesses, beauty salons, and businesses conducting skin penetration, cooling towers, caravan parks, brothels, mortuaries and sewage management systems as well as the investigation and resolution of public health-related issues and assessing the public health components of development applications.
2. Protect and enhance the environment of the Sutherland Shire by the investigation and resolution of air, noise and water pollution incidents, proactively undertaking environmental audits of industrial and commercial premises to ensure compliance with environmental legislation and assessing the environmental components of development applications.

Applications Close Thursday 21 September 2017

Environmental Health and Building Surveyor

Applications Close 25 September 2017
Employer:

Bellingen Shire Council

Location: Bellingen, New South Wales
Position Type

Permanent Full time - 35 hour week/19 day month

Remuneration

$68,215 to 77,768 per annum + 9.5% superannuation

Access to tool of trade - full lease back vehicle

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified in Environmental Health, Building Surveying, or an equivalent discipline
  • Experience in building surveying & environmental health in accordance with National Construction Code, Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979, LG Act 1993, Plumbing & Drainage Act 2011, Food Act 2003, Public Health Act 2010 & Swimming Pools Act 1992 .
  • Experienced in Development Assessment's in accordance with Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979.
  • Interpreting and administering Food Act 2003, Public Health Act 2010 & Swimming Pools Act 1992 & associated Regulations
  • Developed effective report, written & verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literacy,MS Office & Internet
  • Accredited by the Building Professionals Board minimum level of A2
  • Ability to apply customer service & conflict resolution techniques
  • Class "c" driver's license

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that Development Applications are professionally and efficiently assessed and processed in accordance with Council policy and statutory requirements and Acts.
  • Promoting community and professional understanding of the legislative and policy requirements through the provision of advice to the Council and public on building and environmental health issues.
  • Delivering best practice customer service techniques and conflict resolution skills are used in all interactions with members of the public and key stakeholders

For more detailed information including the selection criteria, download the Position Description

How to apply

Apply Online via the website

More information

Enquiries in relation to this position should be directed to:

Rhys Edwards 02 6655 7300

Applications close Monday 25 September 2017

Environmental Health Officer - Shoalhaven City Council

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation serving a large and diverse community. The ideal place to combine professional challenge with a relaxed coastal lifestyle, encompassing the sea-side villages of Huskisson, Vincentia and Ulladulla, the Shoalhaven is located 2 hours South of Sydney and 1 hour South of Wollongong.

Applications Close: Wednesday 27 September 2017
Employer:

Shoalhaven City Council

Location: Ulladulla
Position Type

Permanent Full time - 35 hours per week

Remuneration
  • $72,986 - $83,677 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation
  • Access to a Leaseback vehicle as a discretionary benefit

Qualifications and Experience

  • Provide for the protection, promotion and improvement of the environment and public health and safety of the community by providing professional advice and guidance, and administering and enforcing the Acts and Regulations under various legislation and Council policies.
  • Work cooperatively with other Council employees and state agencies to achieve improved environmental and public health outcomes.
  • Tertiary qualifications equivalent to Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health)
  • Demonstrated experience in relevant employment in local government or a relevant field of environmental health, including environmental monitoring and laboratory work.
  • High-level knowledge and understanding of the various legislator instruments, Acts and Regulations applicable to the provision of regulatory actions, investigation, compliance and public education.
  • NSW WorkCover Construction Induction Certificate

For more detailed information including, download the Position Description

How to apply

You are not required to address all selection criteria outlined in the Job Description. You will be required to upload a brief cover letter (no more than 2 pages) and a resume.

You will also be required to respond to position related questions and questions regarding general information about you.

The position related questions you will be required to address are:

  1. Please describe the qualifications and experiences you possess relating to the environment and public health.
  2. Do you have any experience in investigation and compliance with legislation, Acts and regulations? Please detail here.
  3. Please describe any experience you possess in supervising and directing staff.
More information

For further information in regards to this position, please contact Shane Pickering – (02) 4429 3513 (Ref: 56328E)

Applications Close Wednesday 27 September 2017

Environmental Health Officer - Sydney Local Health District

Applications Close Friday 6 October 2017
Employer:

Sydney Local Health District

Location: Camperdown, New South Wales
Position Type

Permanent Full time

Remuneration $59,456.00 - $88,024.00

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 Drivers Licence acceptable).

Position Description

How to apply

Applications may be submitted online using this link.

NSW Health Application Guide

More information

Enquiries in relation to this position should be directed to:

Graham Burgess

Ph: 02 9515 9420

Purpose of Position

To undertake a range of Environmental Health activities that protects and improves the health and wellbeing of the community. These activities are conducted in accordance with relevant legislation, business and operational plans and delegated authority

The officer will be also required to undertake some activities outside normal business hours and participate in the PHUs on call roster system.

Applications Close Friday 6 October 2017

Environmental Health Officer - Bundaberg Regional Council

Applications Close 8 October 2017 - 11.59pm
Employer:

Bundaberg Regional Council

Location: Bundaberg, Queensland
Position Type

Permanent Full time

Remuneration

$61,675 to $73,861 + up to 12% superannuation

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated high level experience in the planning and coordination of dedicated health programs relevant to the role and legislation, work practices, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Demonstrated very high level ability to plan workload, achieve set goals and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated very high level of skills with computers and office related software.
  • Very high level interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate both verbally and written with a variety of internal and external parties.
  • Demonstrated high level experience in conflict resolution.

For more detailed information including the selection criteria, download the Position Description

How to apply

Applications
To apply, please email your application, quoting vacancy reference number PN0889 and your name.

Please be sure to include in your email:
• Cover letter
• Resume
• Selection Criteria responses demonstrating how you meet the requirements of this role. (Please use no more than 150 words per selection criteria response)

More information

For further information in regards to this position, please contact Giselle Parsons – Coordinator Environmental Health Services on 1300 883 699

The Position:

The focus of this position is to conduct on a daily basis, inspections/audits of licensed and registered premises in an effective and efficient manner so as to maintain a high standard of Environmental Health Services for the community. Coordinate the operation of dedicated health and environmental programs to protect the health and well being of the community.

Applications Close 8 October 2017 11.59pm