Vacancies

Environmental Health Officers (x2), Mackay Regional Council (QLD)

Environmental Health Officer, Kingborough Council (TAS)

Manager Environment, Regulatory Services & Land Use, Mount Isa City Council (Qld)

COORDINATOR Environmental Health, Bundaberg Regional Council (QLD)

Cadet Environmental Health Officer, City of Sydney

Environmental Health Officer, Wagga Wagga City Council (NSW)

Environmental Health Officer, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale (WA)

Principal Environmental Health Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes (WA)

Environmental Health Officer (x2), Gladstone Regional Council (QLD)


Environmental Health Officers (2), Mackay Regional Council (QLD)

Mackay Regional Council is an exciting organisation with the region boasting a vibrant economy offering an idyllic lifestyle on the Central Queensland coast, from picturesque beaches, nearby island resorts to beautiful rainforests. The region has a great climate coupled with good quality education and health facilities.

This is a banded position with levels that range from Level 3 to Level 5, and a position description has been created for each level. A position number may appear on more than one position description, including where an employee is employed in the position at a higher or lower level.

Job application closing date

9 February 2023

Location

Mackay (QLD)

Job type

Permanent Full Time

Salary/Remuneration
  • Base annual salary range $72,427 - $87,913 + applicable allowances (the level offered will be determined on the successful candidates qualifications and experience)
  • Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • 9 day fortnight roster
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts for employees and their families with the opportunity to obtain significant savings in time and money across a wide range of products and services throughout Australia.
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives including Corporate Discounts for Health Insurance & Fitness Passport
  • Active social clubs

Applicants must be willing to partake in an on-call roster.

Duties/ Responsibilities

Environmental Health Officers at MRC work across, and are not limited to, the following areas: Food Premises, High Risk Personal Appearance Services and Skin Penetration, Mosquito Prevention, Vermin Control, Asbestos, General Health Risk, Accommodation, Public Swimming Pools, Entertainment Events, Environmentally Relevant Activities (ERAs).

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Carry out inspections of a variety of premises to maintain and improve food hygiene standards, improve sanitation, control health risks to the public, and improve environmental outcomes.
  • Issue written and verbal notices and enforce provisions of the Acts, Regulations, Local Laws and Policies administered by the Health & Regulatory Services section.
  • Assist with organising and participating in Environmental Health Education Programs.
  • Investigate general environmental complaints relating to possible air, noise, water and waste emissions or contamination (pollution); litter and illegal dumping, and any complaints relating to ERAs.
Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

Essential Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent recognised qualification eligible for membership to Environmental Health Australia https://www.eh.org.au/workforce/accredited-courses
  • QLD ‘C’ Class drivers’ licence.
  • Well-developed skills in carrying out inspections, sampling, survey, collection of data and implementation of various correction measures.
  • Ability to interpret, understand, retain knowledge and apply legislation, policies and other work-related information.
  • Working knowledge of the Public Health Act, Food Act, Environmental Protection Act and associated Regulations and Policies.

How to apply

For us to assess if you are the one we are searching for, it is mandatory that you submit your resume, a cover letter and a full statement addressing the selection criteria. The selection criteria can be found on the last page of the Position Description.

Position Description Level 3

Position Description Level 4

Position Description Level 5

Council is committed to the safety of its employees and requires an immunisation program for identified roles. The successful applicant will be required to attend a post-employment immunisation assessment, by a health practitioner nominated and paid for by the Council.

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Blue Card - It is an essential requirement for this position to hold a Working with Children Blue Card. Under Queensland legislation, you must hold the Blue Card prior to commencing employment – No Card, No Start policy. If you currently do not hold a Blue Card, we recommend you commence the application process when you apply for the position. For more information please refer to the following website: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card/applications/apply

Candidates who also hold a QLD Health Approved Food Safety Auditor, Asbestos Training and/or Noise Management Training will be highly regarded.

Incumbents of this position are required to show evidence of being COVID-19 fully vaccinated, or similar evidence of a medical exemption. This evidence will be required once only and recorded in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld). MRC will not accept or require a copy of that evidence.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 9 FEBRUARY 2023


Environmental Health Officer, Kingborough Council (TAS)

Grow your career and take advantage of the fantastic lifestyle opportunity offered on the picturesque south-east coast of Tasmania. Located an easy 15-minute drive south of the capital city Hobart, Kingborough is one of the fastest growing areas in the state. With a population around 40, 000 people, Kingborough offers a wonderful family lifestyle, including quality educational facilities, sporting and recreational services, service clubs and shopping centres.

Job application closing date

12 February 2023

Location

Kingston (TAS)

Job type

The position is offered on a fixed term 13 month basis.

Salary/Remuneration

The salary is in the range of $83,162 - $91,884 per annum depending on skills and experience. Council also offers 12.5% employer superannuation and a 19 day working month.

Working with Kingborough Council:

  • Training and development opportunities.
  • An inclusive culture where all our people are valued, EEO, diversity and differences are respected.
  • A genuine focus on our peoples’ safety and wellbeing.
  • Access to discounted health care fund, gym membership and EAP sessions.

Duties/ Responsibilities

Our new Environmental Health Officer (EHO) will be working to address a wide variety of public and environmental health issues including food and public health risk activities, notifiable diseases, private water suppliers, water carters, onsite wastewater management systems and environmental nuisances.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

To be considered for this role, you will require a relevant degree in Environmental Health. Applicants who have made substantial progress towards completing their tertiary qualification may also be considered. You will also have the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and will bring strong problem-solving skills and the capacity to exercise judgement and initiative.

Essential

  1. Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or Advanced Diploma of Environmental Health, or other such qualification approved by the Director of Public Health and which permits eligibility for membership to Environmental Health Australia.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of and demonstrated ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, guidelines, standards, codes of practice, policies and By-laws together with the ability to act with a high level of professionalism as an Authorised Council Officer.
  3. Ability to work both autonomously and in a team-based environment.
  4. Effective time management and planning skills to monitor work outcome efficiencies through prioritisation and risk assessment principles.
  5. High level written and verbal communication skills with the ability to produce and present detailed reports and correspondence.
  6. The capacity to negotiate effectively across all spectrums of the organisation, government and industry and to facilitate meetings and discussions with other individuals and groups as required.
  7. High level interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with the ability to communicate clearly and consistently when providing information, training or undertaking inspections and investigations.
  8. Competent computer skills and knowledge using Microsoft Office software, Geographic Information Systems and Local Government application software.

How to apply

To ensure your application is considered, you MUST provide a current resume and written statement addressing the following selection criteria:

Information Package and Position Description

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Contact Person

For further information on this position, please contact Tara Eschler, Coordinator Environmental Health on (03) 6211 8200.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 12 FEBRUARY 2023


Manager Environment, Regulatory Services & Land Use, Mount Isa City Council (QLD)

The Manager Environment, Regulatory Services and Land Use is responsible for the development, implementation, and review of multiple strategies and projects in the areas of land use, environmental and regulatory services.

Council is seeking an experienced Environment, Regulatory Services and Land Use management professional who will work closely with both internal and external stakeholders to deliver council’s existing and future strategies.

Job application closing date

5.00 pm on 13 February 2023

Location

Mount Isa (QLD)

Job type

Contract Full Time

This is a three-year fixed term opportunity for an experienced professional to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy for the Mount Isa community.

Salary/Remuneration

Total Rem Package $160K + Vehicle + Housing provided

Mount Isa City Council is offering a generous remuneration package that includes accommodation, up to 12.5 % superannuation, private use vehicle and excellent career development opportunities.

Duties/ Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop a medium size operational work group with a focus on service outputs, compliance and effectiveness.
  • Oversee and administer the application of legislation and regulation.
  • Monitor and make submissions in relation to changes in legislation and regulation.
  • Provide high-level planning, programming, monitoring, analysis and reporting.
  • Make informed decisions and recommendations and provide concise professional advice to internal and external stakeholders regarding Environmental Services, Regulatory Services and Land Use Planning.
  • Develop and review council policies and procedures that reflect current best practice and provide direction to staff and the public regarding legislative matters.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

Personal Attributes Required:

  • Organisational leadership and people management skills, cultural awareness and the ability to plan, prioritise and deliver key objectives effectively.
  • Experience and / or practical understanding of Environmental practices, Land Use Planning and Regulatory services.
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to waste management and regulatory services or land use planning.
  • Substantial experience in a similar role within local government or related entity.
  • Team player who will work with and, where required mentor staff and share knowledge with peers.

Candidate Information Package including the position description

How to apply

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Contact person

For more information, contact Rob Maxwell on 0407 164 600.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5.00 PM ON 13 FEBRUARY 2023


Coordinator Environmental Health, Bundaberg Regional Council (QLD)

Are you ready to join our team and build Australia's best regional community? Here at Bundaberg Regional Council, our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia’s best regional community. In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centered on our core values. To be a Council that is customer-focused, respectful and prides itself on teamwork, diversity, sustainability, and innovation.

Uniquely positioned north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, the Bundaberg Region is one of Australia’s fastest-growing regional cities and the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. The Bundaberg Region boasts the most equitable climate in Australia and rates fifth in the world alongside Hawaii. Noted for its environmental excellence, pristine waterways, and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Bundaberg Region showcases everything that nature’s palette can create.

Job application closing date

13 February 2023

Location

Bundaberg (QLD)

Job type Permanent Full-Time
Salary/Remuneration

$94,701 - $110,960 (Dependant on experience) per annum + super + benefits

What we offer

  • A competitive remuneration salary, up to 12% Superannuation contributions, 17.5% leave loading, with options for salary sacrifice
  • Regular rostered days off
  • Opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression
  • Work within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance and a friendly and supported team
  • An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued

Duties/ Responsibilities

Our Coordinator Environmental Health will provide specialist advice and assistance to the Manager in the areas of strategic environmental health, project management and business planning to ensure services provided by the Branch are cost effective, meet legislative and community expectations and are delivered with a focus on excellent customer service.

You will also provide high level operational and day to day management of Council’s Environmental Health functions to ensure effective service provision. Implement investigation and inspection services in a manner that balances, education, positive negotiated outcomes and enforcement of local laws and State legislation for the protection, promotion and improvement of public health, amenity and safety for the community within the Bundaberg Region.

The Coordinator Environmental Health Officer will:

  • Provide day to day operational oversight to the Environmental Health Section by ensuring alignment with Council’s Community Plan, Corporate Plan and Long-Term Financial Strategy.
  • Develop, review, report on and manage the budget for Environmental Health Services.
  • Review and report on Key Performance Indicators, as well as regulatory and non-regulatory functions of the Environmental Health
  • Develop, review and implement key policies and procedures for the Environmental Health Section to ensure the effective implementation of environmental health risk assessment and behaviour change
  • Provide specialist advice to assist in the development of Branch policies, provision of briefings and to facilitate engagement with key external stakeholders and Council’s elected representatives
  • Lead the public health response during natural disasters and be involved in the recovery post disaster
  • Oversee the effective implementation of the Think Food Safe and Fix it at the Fence
  • Consult with the Manager for the provision of staff training and development to ensure team is as efficient and effective as possible, with appropriate training for specific role accountability.
  • Undertake other reasonable duties and tasks requested by Management within the incumbent’s capabilities, including additional duties as required.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

About You:

  • Tertiary Qualification Bachelor of Applied Science – Environmental Health, Health Science or other relevant tertiary qualifications.
  • Supervisory experience including the ability to effectively manage, develop, inspire and mentor staff
  • Current professional membership or eligibility for membership with Environmental Health Australia (QLD)
  • Demonstrated high level decision making, communication and conflict resolution skills including the ability to negotiate effective outcomes in complex matters
  • Demonstrated high level of experience in the planning and coordination of dedicated health programs, work practices, polices, procedures and guidelines
  • Skills and experience in any of the following - mosquito management, noise assessment and food safety auditing (desirable)
  • Live and uphold the Council's values

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

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Contact person

For further information, contact the Recruitment team on 1300 883 699.

We celebrate our community's rich diversity and are committed to attracting and employing people that represent the community that we serve. We recognise and appreciate the diversity of our employees and are committed to creating an inclusive and safe working environment where all employees are valued, respected and supported to achieve their potential. We are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and Pre-employment medicals (which may include drug and alcohol testing), as part of the recruitment process; and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide the appropriate evidence.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 13 FEBRUARY 2023


Cadet Environmental Health Officer, City of Sydney (NSW)

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030-2050 Continuing the Vision – developing a green, global and connected city. An exciting opportunity has become available to join the Health & Building Unit and participate in a practical training program to develop key skills and knowledge of environmental health through rotational placements across the Health and Building Business Unit. Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City might be the right career move for you.

Job application closing date

11.59 pm, Wednesday 22 February 2023

Location

Sydney (NSW)

Job type Full Time term contract up to 12 months
Salary/Remuneration

$66,157.00 per annum plus Superannuation

Duties/ Responsibilities

• Develop and maintain knowledge to deliver regulatory services within the Health & Building Unit.
• Participate in inspections and programs across the Environmental Health program to ensure legislative compliance.
• Participate in investigations regarding Environmental Health to assist in making informed decisions.
• Provide assistance in compiling comprehensive and accurate reports to enable informed decision making.
• Provide a higher level of customer service to reflect the City’s vision and values.
• Assist in providing comprehensive and accurate reports that enable the City to take legal action for breaches of public health and environmental health legislation.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

To be successful in the role, you will be studying a degree qualification in a relevant discipline and preferably be in your final year of studies.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

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Contact person

Kurtis Boys, Area Manager 02 9265 9944.

This role will require a national criminal check, pre-employment medical examination and pre-employment health declaration. The City of Sydney has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.

The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via recruitment@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 22 FEBRUARY 2023


Environmental Health Officer, Wagga Wagga City Council (NSW)

Wagga Wagga City Council are seeking a motivated and driven individual, with experience in Environmental and Public Health to join the Environmental Team as Environmental Health Officer.

The Environmental Health Officer is responsible for effectively working as part of the Environmental Health Team in the delivery of high-quality environmental health services.

Job application closing date

11.59 pm on 26 February 2023

Location

Wagga Wagga (NSW)

Job type

Permanent

Salary/Remuneration
  • Remuneration package of $3,162.46 gross per fortnight with the opportunity to progress to $3,794.95 gross per fortnight + superannuation.
  • Access to Council’s Flexible Working Arrangements.
  • Generous leave entitlements.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.

Duties/ Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for:

  • Undertake routine environmental and public health inspections including but not limited to food premises, commercial/industrial businesses, on-site sewage systems, skin penetration, hairdressers, cooling towers and unhealthy premises swimming pools in accordance with procedures.
  • Provide specialist technical expertise to internal and external customers in relation to environmental health.
  • Assess environmental and public health related development applications and construction certificates.
  • Implement environmental health programs ensuring compliance with environmental legislation and policies.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of environmental and public health related education, training and publicity programs.
  • Formulate, develop, present, implement, update and improve ongoing standard operating procedures and processes in respect to matters related to Environmental Health.
  • Assist in sharps management program.
  • Investigate complaints on health-related issues including food borne illness outbreaks.
  • Initiate and conduct environmental health impacts and risk assessments.
  • Respond to disasters and emergency situations where public health is at risk.
  • Action customer service requests in accordance with approved service levels.
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, statistics and presentations.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

If you have tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health or related discipline, specialist knowledge and demonstrated competency in Environmental Health and legislation, then this is the position for you!

As the successful applicant, you will hold the following:

  • Current Class C Drivers Licence
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the role such as Bachelor of Science (Environmental Health) or related discipline.

Position Description

How to apply

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Contact person

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Sharomi Dayanand on 02 6926 9345 or 0417 692 796.

In accordance with Work Health and Safety legislation, the successful applicant is required to be vaccinated for Q-Fever, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B and will be asked to provide evidence of this.

Council is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, veterans, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 11.59 PM ON SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2023


Environmental Health Officer, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale (WA)

Located just 45kms from the Perth CBD on the picturesque backdrop of the Darling Scarp, the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is one of the fastest growing local governments in Australia. What that means is that we are transforming the way our community works, lives and plays. It's an exciting time at "The Shire" and if you want to be part of that energy and excitement then we have the opportunity for you.

Job application closing date

5.00 pm on 28 February 2023

Location

Mundijong (WA)

Job type

Full time, permanent

Salary/Remuneration

The Shire offers a competitive salary and is negotiable for the right person.

Working in a fabulous environment with a quiet rural outlook is not everything so there are some other great benefits.
• Free onsite parking.
• Free wellness programs including gym membership.
• Multiple flexible work options including WFH and 9-day fortnight.
• Two additional public holidays per year.
• Salary packaging including novated leasing options

Duties/ Responsibilities

What’s in it for you?
As the Environmental Health Officer, you will carry out a wide variety of environmental health duties in the diverse rural and urban setting of the Shire. Some of your core functions include:
• Undertake food safety assessments of all food businesses and provide education, guidance and enforcement depending on risk and significance.
• Ensure public buildings and events are safe for their intended use.
• Undertake health risk and impact assessments of planning and building applications as required to minimise negative environmental health and amenity impacts and influence positive public health outcomes.
• Ensure the safe and environmentally responsible treatment and disposal of sewage and industry wastes.
• Respond to service requests and minimise unwanted exposure to hazards and nuisances that may impact on amenity and/or be a risk to health.
• Support our communities healthy living needs through the implantation of the Shire’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

You will also have the unique opportunity to have a role in the Shires light industry program, primary production audits and ongoing process improvement.

Position Description

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Environmental Health Officer seeking the challenge of working in such a dynamic and fast paced environment of a growing council. You will be working to maintain the environmental health and amenity status of the Shire’s community, through regular monitoring of core environmental health tasks, with a strong focus on customer service and teamwork.

Our community come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do but because it makes our organisation stronger. If you meet the academic requirements and feel you have the ability and enthusiasm to thrive in this role, then you are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Send us your resume and make sure you include cover letter telling us why you are the best by no later than 5pm on Friday, 3 February 2023. Get in quick because we can’t accept late applications.

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5.00 PM ON 28 FEBRUARY 2023


Principal Environmental Health Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes (WA)

Bridgetown is approximately 268 km south of Perth and about 95km south of Bunbury, on the South Western Highway. Approximately 3 hours drive from Perth. Bridgetown is nestled amongst the hills on the banks of the Blackwood River and has the rare combination of old world charm and modern facilities.

Greenbushes is 251 km south of Perth and 85 km south of Bunbury. Approximately 2.5 hours drive from Perth. Visitors can experience many breathtaking drives and picturesque walks in Greenbushes. Take in spectacular wildflowers, jarrah forests or stand in awe at the view over an open cut mine. Key attractions are the Greenbushes Heritage Trail and the Eco-Cultural Discovery Centre. There is an enormous amount of history and natural beauty on Greenbushes and evidence still remains of the towns past glories.

The Shire of Nannup was founded in 1834. It covers an area of 2,953 square km and is the second largest Shire in the South West Region with 149 kilometres of sealed and 387 kilometres of unsealed roads. The word “Nannup” comes from the Noongar people and interprets as “stopping place”.

Job application closing date

Applications will close when a suitable candidate is found

Location

Bridgetown (WA)

Job type

Full time

Salary/Remuneration

Remuneration is offered between $80,000 - $90,000 in line with the Local Government Officers’ (WA) Award 2021 and the applicable Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Enterprise Agreement, dependant on skills and experience. This position attracts an additional 1 weeks paid annual leave (pro-rata) per year.

The Shire will make available a fully maintained vehicle for business use, with private use of the vehicle to be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Duties/ Responsibilities

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to fill the role of Principal Environmental Health Officer. The full time position is shared between the Shire’s of Bridgetown-Greenbushes and Nannup;

•3 days at the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes; and
•2 days at the Shire of Nannup.

Under the direction of the Manager Development Services, the position is responsible for managing environmental health services for both Shires.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

Essential

  • Formal qualifications in Environmental Health or equivalent that is acceptable to the Chief Health Officer for gazettal as an Environmental Health Officer under the Public Health Act 2016.
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation and practices relating to health in a Local Government.
  • Experience with enforcement of laws concerning environmental and health legislation.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a range of Environmental Health Issues / cases simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated skills in relation to conflict/complaint resolution.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Current “C” class drivers licence.

Desirable

  • Authorised person as per Section 87(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986.
  • Three (3) years minimum experience in similar role or equivalent.
  • Local Government experience
  • Knowledge of court procedures

Recruitment Information package and Position Description

How to apply

Applications for this position will be considered as they are received and the Shire reserves the right to close submissions once a suitable candidate or pool is identified. You are therefore encouraged to submit an early application.

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Contact person

If you have any queries regarding the position please contact Leigh Guthridge, Manager Development Services on (08) 9761 0800 or via email to LGuthridge@bridgetown.wa.gov.au

APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE WHEN A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS IDENTIFIED


Environmental Health Officer (x2), Gladstone Regional Council (QLD)

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

Council is seeking to appoint two (2) Environmental Health Officers to contribute to Council’s success.

Job application closing date

There is no set closing date. Council will review applications periodically based on staffing requirements and will withdraw the advert once the position has been filled.

Location Gladstone (QLD)
Job type

1 permanent full time

1 maximum term full time (The full-time maximum term role is for parental leave coverage with a projected end date of Friday 30 June 2023.)

Salary/Remuneration

$90,903.60 plus super.

The commencement salary will depend on the successful applicant’s qualifications, experience and competencies, graduate progression may apply.

Duties/ Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to effectively and efficiently monitor and assess the level of public health and environmental protection within the community, to ensure compliance with applicable standards.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

You will bring:

  • Degree in Environmental Health (or a related discipline) together with relevant experience, knowledge and skills.
  • Eligible to become a member of Environmental Health Australia.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in interpreting and applying relevant legislation, Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable working with a diverse range of customers.

Position Description

How to apply

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Contact person

Recruitment Officer 07 4977 6840 or employment@gladstone.qld.gov.au

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work. First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

There is no set closing date as Council will review applications periodically based on staffing requirements and will withdraw the advert once the position has been filled.


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