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Environmental Health Officer - Mackay Regional Council

Environmental Health Officer - Mackay Regional Council

Mackay Regional Council is currently recruiting for a permanent full-time Environmental Health Officer to join the Health & Regulatory Program. Join our enthusiastic team at Mackay Regional Council to gain further experience in a vast range of Environmental Health Services. Wake up each day and be excited about going to work, with no two days being the same. We have a full-time permanent position available and are seeking a motivated and adaptable individual to provide environmental health services to the community.

In this role, you will work to protect, promote and improve the health and safety of the community through providing advice, education and guidance, in addition to administrating legislation, policies and procedures. To be successful in this role, you must have a Degree in Applied Science (Environmental Health) or legal equivalent qualification, paired with eligibility for membership to Environmental Health Australia. The council is committed to providing a positive work/life balance, giving you ample opportunity to explore endless beautiful beaches, scenic drives past the sugar-cane fields to Eungella National Park and beautiful forests, parks, gorges and secret swimming holes in the Mackay Region. In addition, the council provides competitive remuneration packages including attractive salary, hours, employee benefits and training and development opportunities

Applications Close:

16 August 2018


Mackay Regional Council


Mackay, QLD

Position Type:

Permanent full-time


  • Annual salary from $65,937 - $85,449 (dependent on qualifications and experience of successful applicant)
  • Up to 18% weekly superannuation contribution (conditions apply)
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • 9 day fortnight roster
  • Active social clubs
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris
  • Lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active social clubs

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Applied Science (Environmental Health) or legal equivalent qualification
  • Eligibility for membership to Environmental Health Australia
  • Current QLD ‘C’ Class drivers licence
  • Queensland Health Approved Food Safety Auditor
  • Experience in delivering training packages and/or public speaking
  • Good working knowledge of Acts, Regulations, Local Laws and Policies administered by the Health & Regulatory Services section
  • Sound knowledge in the numerous and widely varying areas of public health and environment
  • Sound knowledge of operational techniques and practices found within the various industries and activities which are encountered. These include food manufacturing processes and handling techniques, building construction and maintenance methods and techniques, refuse collection and disposal methods, water treatment procedures and drawing of processing of development plans
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of how to write legal notices and correspondence

How to Apply:

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Applications Close Thursday 16 August 2018

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