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Senior Environmental Health Officer/Senior Health Scientist/Senior Public Health Officer - Queensland Health (Brisbane)

Advanced Environmental Health Officer/Advanced Environmental Health Scientist/Advanced Public Health Officer - Queensland Health (Brisbane)

Environmental Health Officer/Environmental Health Scientist/Public Health Officer - Queensland Health (Brisbane)

Environmental Health Officer - Southern Downs Regional Council

Senior Environmental Health Officer/Senior Health Scientist/Senior Public Health Officer - Queensland Health (Brisbane)

The Department of Health has a diverse set of responsibilities and a common purpose of creating better health care for Queenslanders. The health protection branch currently has multiple openings that are only open for a short time and are COVID-19 critical. An exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Environmental Health Officer/Senior Environmental Health Scientist/Senior Public Health Officer has opened in the SHECC Compliance Cell. This position will play a key role in support incident management and the analysis, and review of specialist clinical policies to support statewide environmental health practice | Provide specialist technical advice and models to manage environmental health issues.

Job application closing date

Monday 28th September

Location

Brisbane, QLD

Job type

Full time (Temporary)

Salary/Remuneration

  • Fortnightly Salary : $4197.30 - $4516.60 + Superannuation
  • HP4 Classification

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Provide specialist, credible advice to senior management and a range of stakeholders

  • Develop regular, high-quality reports and conduct extensive research

  • Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe, services and workplaces.

  • Utilise environmental health/environmental science/public health knowledge and skills to gather and analyse evidence and research relevant to support the administration of public health legislation.

  • Apply specialist knowledge and processes to ensure strategy development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting

  • Translate and convey complex data and ideas relating to environmental health policy and reform

  • Lead and promote stakeholder collaboration and networks

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Environmental Health Officer: A tertiary (degree) qualification or equivalent that is accredited by the Environmental Health Australia or equivalent.
  • Environmental Health Scientist: A tertiary (degree) qualification in science or applied science majoring in chemistry, physics or biological science, or A tertiary (degree) qualification in environmental science or equivalent.
  • Public Health Officer: A tertiary (degree) qualification in Public Health from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • For an appointment at the HP4 level, at least five years of relevant experience is expected.
  • Desirable qualification Postgraduate study in public health.
  • Highly effective communication, consultation and negotiation abilities
  • Proven research, investigation and data analysis expertise.

Contact person

For further information about this position please contact Andrea Casasola on 0733289267

Position Description

Applications close on Monday 28 September

Advanced Environmental Health Officer/Advanced Environmental Health Scientist/Advanced Public Health Officer - Queensland Health (Brisbane)

The Department of Health has a diverse set of responsibilities and a common purpose of creating better health care for Queenslanders. The health protection branch currently has multiple openings that are only open for a short time and are COVID-19 critical. An exciting opportunity for an experienced Advanced Environmental Health Officer/Advanced Environmental Health Scientist/Advanced Public Health Officer has opened in the SHECC Compliance Cell. This position will play a key role in incident management and the analysis, development and delivery of environmental health strategies and policies to support statewide practice | Support enforcement and monitoring of outcomes

Job application closing date

Monday 28th September

Location

Brisbane, QLD

Job type

Full time (Temporary)

Salary/Remuneration

  • Fortnightly Salary : $4748.20 - $4954.40+ Superannuation
  • HP5 Classification

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Provide expert, credible scientific and health risk advice to senior management and a range of stakeholders

  • Facilitate development of systems and processes to manage complex issues

  • Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces

  • Provide expert scientific and health risk advice on environmental health matters through the interpretation of scientific information and research to management, colleagues and partners, members of the public and other stakeholders.

  • Develop quality and service delivery improvement activities through contribution to the development of environmental health practices, policies and protocols.

  • Apply expert knowledge and processes to ensure strategy development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting

  • Lead and promote stakeholder collaboration and networks

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Environmental Health Officer: A tertiary (degree) qualification or equivalent that is accredited by the Environmental Health Australia or equivalent.
  • Environmental Health Scientist: A tertiary (degree) qualification in science or applied science majoring in chemistry, physics or biological science, or A tertiary (degree) qualification in environmental science or equivalent.
  • Public Health Officer: A tertiary (degree) qualification in Public Health from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience, with demonstrable incident management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to apply specialised level of knowledge and analysis in providing solutions to complex and novel environmental health policy challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to provide expert-level advice to stakeholders about health risk assessment
  • A passion for health and experience shaping policy reforms, driving innovation and enabling quality improvement Proven strategic leadership and change management skills
  • Highly effective communication, consultation and negotiation abilities
  • A collaborative, flexible approach and willingness to participate in cross-program initiatives

Contact person

For further information about this position please contact Andrea Casasola on 0733289267

Position Description

Applications close on Monday 28 September

Environmental Health Officer/Environmental Health Scientist/Public Health Officer - Queensland Health (Brisbane)

The Department of Health has a diverse set of responsibilities and a common purpose of creating better health care for Queenslanders. The health protection branch currently has multiple openings that are only open for a short time and are COVID-19 critical. An exciting opportunity for an experienced Environmental Health Officer/Environmental Health Scientist/Public Health Officer has opened in the SHECC Compliance Cell. This position will play a key role in incident management and the analysis, and review of specialist clinical policies to support statewide environmental health practice | Provide competent technical advice

Job application closing date

Monday 28th September

Location

Brisbane, QLD

Job type

Full time (Temporary)

Salary/Remuneration

  • Fortnightly Salary: $2588.80 - $3923.90+ Superannuation
  • HP3 Classification

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely advice to management and a range of stakeholders

  • Undertake investigations and enforcement of public health legislation

  • Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe, services and workplaces.

  • Apply competent knowledge and processes to ensure strategy development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting

  • Work collaboratively to implement environmental health and broader public health initiatives

  • Provide practice supervision and support to less experienced practitioners and students, commensurate with level of experience in the role

  • Actively participate in a working environment supporting quality human resource management practices, including employment equity, anti-discrimination, workplace health and safety and ethical behaviour.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Environmental Health Officer: A tertiary (degree) qualification or equivalent that is accredited by the Environmental Health Australia or equivalent.
  • Environmental Health Scientist: A tertiary (degree) qualification in science or applied science majoring in chemistry, physics or biological science, or A tertiary (degree) qualification in environmental science or equivalent.
  • Public Health Officer: A tertiary (degree) qualification in Public Health from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Competent knowledge and skills in environmental health theory and practice and legislation
  • Ability to apply strong level of knowledge and analysis in providing solutions to routine environmental health policy challenges
  • A passion for health and experience shaping policy reforms, driving innovation and enabling quality improvement
  • Ability to participate in public health incident responses and undertake investigation and enforcement of public health legislation
  • Effective communication, consultation and negotiation abilities
  • A collaborative, flexible approach and willingness to participate in cross program initiatives

Contact person

For further information about this position please contact Andrea Casasola on 0733289267

Position Description

Applications close on Monday 28 September

Environmental Health Officer - Southern Downs Regional Council

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. An exciting permanent opportunity has opened for an Environmental Health Officer. The Environmental Health Officer is responsible for raising community awareness and compliance with statutory requirements in relation to environmental health matters. The 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 and compliance with environmental health requirements.

Job application closing date

Tuesday, 6th October 2020 at 9:00 am

Location

Warwick or Stanthorpe, QLD

Job type

Permanent Full-time

Salary/Remuneration

  • Fortnightly Salary: $2445.93-$3,011.89 (Level3-5)
  • 72.5 hours per fortnight
  • 9 day fortnight or as negotiated
  • Health and wellbeing program
  • Supported professional development & study assistance programs
  • Active social club
  • Salary sacrifice provisions
  • Generous leave and superannuation entitlements
  • Easy regional living

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Matters associated with the development, implementation and review of environmental health programs and statutory licensing: - inspection and licensing of establishments and services regulated by food, public health and environment legislation and local laws. - investigation of food, public health and environmental nuisance complaints - pest and vector control

  • Monitor compliance with relevant statutory and policy requirements. •

  • Provide advice on, and contribute to development of, policies, procedures and guidelines in relation to the provision of efficient and effective delivery of an environmental health service.

  • Initiate and undertake programs which promote the general public’s greater understanding of and compliance with statutory requirements in relation to environmental health.

  • Assess development applications relevant to environmental health.

  • Maintain accurate records.

  • Carry out general activities that assist in the operation of the Directorate. • Other duties as directed by the supervisor.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in applying legislation and statutory regulations relevant to Environmental Health, in particular when conducting routine inspections and investigating complaints.
  • Working knowledge of administrative procedures and contemporary practices relevant to all aspects of Environmental Health.
  • Ability to use technical equipment specific to environmental health when conducting routine inspections and investigating complaints.
  • Well developed interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to effectively manage interactions with a variety of stakeholders including the public and consultants.
  • High level written communication skills and experience in or ability to learn local government software packages, including mapping, property database and records management programs.
  • 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.
  • Possession of immunisation record indicating Hepatitis A&B and Q Fever vaccinations or immunity; or the ability to be vaccinated in accordance with Council’s Immunisation Procedure.

Contact person

For further information about this position please contact Grace Brennan on 1300 697 372

Position Description

Applications close on Tuesday 6th October at 9:00 am

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