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Manager (Environmental Health & Immunisation) - City of Playford

Branch Manager - Health and Regulatory Services - Bundaberg Regional Council

Principal Environmental Health Officer - Corangamite Shire Council

Environmental Health Officer - Alpine Shire Council

Principal Environmental Health Officer - Corangamite Shire Council

The Shire is approximately 4,600 square kilometres. It extends from the spectacular limestone cliffs at Port Campbell and Princetown to the historic town of Skipton, in the north, near Ballarat. As our Principal Environmental Health Officer, you will be responsible for delivering Council's environmental health, including customer service, community education, statutory compliance and the research and production of innovative and effective policies, management plans and strategies.

Job application closing date

5.00 pm on Monday 3 February 2020

Location

Camperdown, Victoria

Job type Permanent Full-Time

Salary range and Remuneration Package

  • Band 7 currently $83,906 per annum + Super
  • 19 Day month

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Undertake food-related activities including:
    1. Inspections of all food premises and monitoring of premises for compliance with food safety programs
    2. Supporting customers to develop food safety programs
    3. Investigation of consumer complaints
    4. Implementation of food sampling program to meet statutory requirements and take such other investigational samples as may be necessary
    5. Respond to food re-calls.
      • Undertake the assessment of wastewater management systems and the issue of permits, including the ongoing maintenance of system records.
      • Provide environmental health-related advice and recommendations to the community, plumbers, builders and Council’s Planning and Building Unit regarding the suitability of proposed developments and applications.
      • Deliver funded programs such the Tobacco Education & Enforcement programs in accordance with specified agreements.
      • Monitor, investigate and respond to any incidents of infectious and food/water borne diseases in the municipality and implement preventative action as required.
  • Oversee and lead the implementation and as required the review of the Corangamite Domestic Waste Water Management Plan.
  • Work effectively with administration staff to provide efficient customer service and effective management of information.
  • Develop as required relevant work programs, the review of Council budgets, monthly and yearly work plans, policies and procedures as they relate to the provision of the environmental health.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Health Science or equivalent qualifications acceptable for membership of Environmental Health Australia and/or several years’ experience as an Environmental Health Officer in local or state government.
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and explain environmental health legislation, regulations and codes of practice (including Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, Food Act 1984, Tobacco Act 2000, Environmental Protection Act 1970).
  • Oral communication skills of an order to effectively establish rapport with customers and community groups, liaise and negotiate with the Business, Community/Environmental Representatives and Consultants.
  • Have experience in the inspection, review and approval of septic tanks as per the requirements of the EPA Code of Practice.
Contact person

Interested applicants are encouraged to obtain a copy of the position description and apply online on Council’s website at www.corangamite.vic.gov.au/careers

Applications close on 3 February 2020 at 5:00 pm

Environmental Health Officer - Alpine Shire Council

Alpine Shire Council is situated in the stunning high-country region of North East Victoria. We are surrounded by spectacular mountains with plenty of natural waterways for you to enjoy. Renowned as one of Victoria’s premier holiday destinations, this spectacular region is an adventure and nature lover’s paradise, just a stone’s throw from the Victorian ski fields. It is a tree-change opportunity like no other. At Alpine Shire Council we’re constantly looking for new ways to deliver the best possible outcomes for our communities, so we especially look for people who are innovative, or have an entrepreneurial flair - people who can imagine possibilities and make them realities. Drawing on your expertise, you will assist individuals, businesses and other stakeholders to implement practices that minimise risk to the community’s health. Council’s Environmental Health team ensures that the relevant requirements of legislation such as the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, the Food Act 1984, the Environment Protection Act 1970, the Tobacco Act 1987 and the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 are met.

Job application closing date

Monday 10 February 2020

Location

Bright, Victoria

Job type Permanent (Full time or part-time options)

Salary range and Remuneration Package

Band 5 or 6 depending on experience

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Undertake all relevant statutory functions and ensure that the relevant requirements of (in particular) the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 and Food Act 1984, are complied with as well as relevant statutory functions of other statutes.
  • Implement inspections and programs to ensure food meets standards demanded by the consumer, including a registration, audit and assessment program for all Food Act premises, as well as food sampling and analysis.
  • Implement inspections and programs to ensure food meets standards demanded by the consumer, including a registration, audit and assessment program for all Food Act premises, as well as food sampling and analysis.
  • Assess and approve septic tank installations and alterations and waste water management systems in accordance with the Environment Protection Act 1970 and Council’s Septic Tank Policy.
  • Provide advice, assistance and referral where necessary to the community and Council on public health issues
  • Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, the Environmental Protection Act 1970, Food Act 1984, Tobacco Act 1987, Local Government Act 1989 and Residential Tenancies Act 1997

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Driver licence.
  • Valid Working with Children Check and Police clearance checks.
  • Bachelor Applied Science (Environmental Health) or a Diploma Applied Science (Environmental Health) or substantial experience as an Environmental Health Officer.
  • Appropriate degree or diploma with some relevant experience, or lesser formal qualifications with substantial relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role.
  • Local Government experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality work and customer service
  • Knowledge of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, The Food Act 1984, The Tobacco Act 1987 (and its reforms), Environmental Protection Act 1970 in respect to Septic Tank Systems, Australian Standards, Local Laws, Government and Council Policies
Contact person

For further information please find the position description HERE

OR Tom Courtice, phone 0437 345 040

Applications close on 10 February 2020

Manager (Environmental Health & Immunisation) - City of Playford

The fastest-growing Council in South Australia, the City of Playford has a strong community spirit amidst its culturally diverse population of 94,000 residents. Covering 350km2 and spread over urban and peri-urban areas, the heart of Playford is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. In the past three years, our Council has secured over $440 million in private and public investment into Playford’s CBD, Sports and Health Precincts as well as our growth areas.The City of Playford is open for business. We welcome the opportunity to work with people who can play a role developing South Australia’s Next Great City.

Reporting to the Senior Manager - Health, Environment & Regulatory Services, the Manager Environmental Health and Immunisation will lead and manage a team of 9 staff to deliver efficient and high-quality public Health and Immunisation services to the Playford community. The role will also contribute to the continuous improvement of work practices and procedures within the broader team. This is a sensational opportunity for a committed and highly customer-focused individual to join City of Playford at an exciting moment in our history and make their mark during a period of change and challenge

Job application closing date

12:00 pm on Friday 24 January 2020

Location

Playford, South Australia.

Job type Full-Time / Ongoing

Salary range and Remuneration Package

Classification: GO8 ($109,127 + Superannuation)

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Building and leading an effective team that works collaboratively toward achieving their goals
  • Managing performance and behaviour of individual staff members in accordance with agreed standards
  • Managing and leading a team of professionals to deliver public health and immunisation services within the scope of department processes and decision-making frameworks
  • Managing the delivery of administrative support services and document control to the Health and Immunisation teams; and ‒Developing and implementing training and development programs for individual staff members and the team.
  • Provision of efficient and effective public health and immunisation services for the Playford Community
  • Planning for and adapting the business to changes in legislation and/or community expectations as required.
  • Provision of excellent customer service to the Playford community.
  • Implement, manage and oversee a quality control framework to ensure high-quality outcomes relating to service provision.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in an environmental field or equivalent.
  • Current Class 1 driver’s licence
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Demonstrated people management experience;
  • Demonstrated business management experience;
  • Excellent negotiation and advocacy skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Knowledge of and experience in the: ‒Public Health Act & Regulations, ‒Food Act & Regulations, ‒Supported Residential Facilities Act & Regulations, ‒Housing Improvement Act & Regulations, ‒Local Government Act , ‒Environment Protection Act ‒Stormwater Codes of Practice and; ‒Associated regulations, policies, codes, standards and guidelines
Contact person

For further information please find the position description HERE

OR Derek Langman - Acting Senior Manager - Health, Environment & Regulatory Services on (08) 8256 0120.

Applications close on 24 January 2020 at 12:00 pm

Branch Manager - Health and Regulatory Services - Bundaberg Regional Council

Bundaberg Regional Council's vision is to build Australia’s best regional community. In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centred on our core values. To be a Council that is customer-focused, respectful and prides itself on teamwork, leadership, sustainability and innovation. We’re an all-inclusive Council that celebrates diversity and communicates in an open and respectful manner. The council currently has a vacancy for a Branch Manager. The role of the Branch Manager - Health and Regulatory Services is to provide a high level of strategic direction and operational day to day management of the Council’s Health and Regulatory Services Branch.

Job application closing date

Monday 27 January 2020 AEST

Location

Bundaberg

Job type 4-year contract

Salary range and Remuneration Package

$130,000 + $18,000 Car Allowance + $15,600 12% Super
Total Remuneration Package: $165,300

Generous employer super 12%

17.5% leave loading

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Possess high-level management experience in the Environmental Health, Compliance, Local Law Enforcement or Regulatory Services

  • Hold Tertiary Qualification in Environmental Health, Health Science or other relevant fields

  • Demonstrates high-level leadership skills with the ability to provide operational advice and direction to staff within the Environmental Health and Regulatory Services field and extensive knowledge of the current legislation and regulatory regime in Queensland applicable to this role

  • Demonstrated experience in building networks and creating linkages with necessary professional organisations or peak bodies to ensure that current thinking keeps pace with any innovations or new developments within the areas of responsibility

  • Proven skills in managing conflict, making difficult decisions and managing staff through organisational and cultural change

  • High-level experience in budget development, monitoring and reporting

  • Current professional membership or eligibility for membership with Environmental Health Australia (Qld)

  • Live and uphold the Council's values

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary Qualification in Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Health Science or other relevant fields.
  • Previous high-level management experience in the Environmental Health, Compliance, Local Law Enforcement or Regulatory Services fields.
  • A current C class driver’s licence.
  • High-level experience in budget development, monitoring and reporting.
  • High-level leadership skills with the ability to provide operational advice and direction to staff within the environmental health and regulatory services field and extensive knowledge of the current legislation and regulatory regime in Queensland applicable to this role.
  • Demonstrated experience in building networks and creating linkages with necessary professional organisations or peak bodies to ensure that current thinking keeps pace with any innovations or new developments within areas of responsibility.
  • Proven high-level management experience including the ability to manage, monitor performance, develop and motivate staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing conflict, making difficult decisions and managing staff through organisational and cultural change.
Contact person

For further information please find the position description HERE

OR Call Lisa Douglas (HR Business partner) on 07 4130 4258

Applications close on 27 January 2020

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