Vacancies

COORDINATOR PUBLIC HEALTH - CITY OF CASEY

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - MILDURA RURAL CITY COUNCIL

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - WESTERN DOWNS REGIONAL COUNCIL

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - MILDURA RURAL CITY COUNCIL

Mildura Rural City Council has a diverse workforce of more than 500 staff who are based throughout the municipality. An equal Opportunity Employer, Council welcomes job applications from all members of the community and those outside the region too.

Job application closing date

4 pm Thursday 16 September 2021

Location

Mildura, Victoria

Job type

Permanent Full-time position

Salary/Remuneration

$84,297.20 per annum plus statutory superannuation.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the provision of an effective Environmental Health Service for the residents of Mildura Rural City Council in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Holding the Statutory Position of Environmental Health Officer and Authorised Officer under the provisions of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, Food Act 1984, Housing Act 1988, Environment Protection Act 1970, Residential Tenancies Act 1997, Tobacco Act 1987, Local Government Act 1989, Summary Offences Act 1966, Road Safety Act 1986, Council Local Laws, and all subordinate regulations amended from time to time.
  • Undertake assessments of plans for new registered premises and advise owners/proprietors of relevant legislation, regulation and specifications to ensure compliance.
  • Assist with initial registration and annual re-registration of all premises.
  • Investigate all complaints with respect to registered premises and vehicles and complaints of unregistered premises ensuring appropriate corrective action is taken.
  • In consultation with the Environmental Health Coordinator, create a yearly planner for the scheduling of compliance assessments of all registered premises.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • A Diploma or Degree in Applied Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent.

  • It is desirable to have two years experience working as an Environmental Health Officer.

  • Member (or to be eligible to become a member) of Environmental Health Professionals Australia

  • Hold a current satisfactory Police Check or willing to obtain one.

  • Current Drivers Licence.

Contact person

To express your interest in this role, please forward your Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience in support of your application by the closing date.

For further information contact humanresources@mildura.vic.gov.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close at 4 pm Thursday 16 September 2021

COORDINATOR PUBLIC HEALTH - CITY OF CASEY

The City of Casey is the largest and one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Victoria. The Council plans and delivers quality services and infrastructure for the more than 356,600 residents who call Casey home. At Casey we live our values of dreaming big, empowering each other and making our community proud. The City of Casey workspace sits within Bunjil Place, located in Narre Warren, which is a must-visit destination in Melbourne’s southeast. Bunjil Place reflects and enhances the city’s rich diversity, inspiring an energetic and cosmopolitan atmosphere; and has become a lively meeting place. This role sits in the Safer Communities team as part of the Community Life division which strives to develop healthy, active, connected and safe communities through the delivery of community facilities, events, experiences and life cycle services from birth to older age.

Job application closing date

22 September 2021 at 11:55 pm

Location

Narre Warren

Job type

Full-time limited tenure (12 months) with monthly RDO

Salary/Remuneration

starts at $97,964 (Band 7) per annum plus superannuation

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Manage staff, related contractors and Council resources to ensure the delivery of a diverse range of public health services across the municipality.
  • Ensure that Council complies with its regulatory responsibilities regarding public health services.
  • Supervise, lead and support the service provider in the delivery of the Environmental Health and Immunisation Service contract specifications.
  • Oversee service provider decisions and provide advice in relation to enforcement, including issue of infringements and prosecutions of non-compliant businesses/residents.
  • Prepare and monitor the annual budget related to service provision.
  • Develop, implement, monitor and update strategic policies, plans and procedures in relation to environmental health and Immunisation services within specified time frames.
  • Develop, promote and maintain strong links with and between community organisations, state and federal government departments, non-government agencies, businesses and individuals.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications and proven experience in Environmental health or relevant field

  • Demonstrated experience in the day to day management of contracts

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, train and motivate staff with an emphasis on team building.

  • Demonstrated experience in policy and procedural development and implementation in relation to environmental health

  • Current Victorian drivers licence

  • Willingness to undergo pre-employment background checks including National Criminal History Check, Working with Children Check, Eligibility to Work check

Contact person

To express your interest in this role, please forward your Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience in support of your application by the closing date.

For further information contact talent@casey.vic.gov.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close on 22 September 2021 at 11:55 pm

Environmental Health Officer - Western Downs Regional Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

For information about Living in the Western Downs, please visit Council's website www.wdrc.qld.gov.au

Job application closing date

30 September 2021

Location

Dalby, QLD

Job type

Work 40 hours per week, with Rostered Day Off every 2 weeks or 4 weeks

Salary/Remuneration

Commencing salary between $78,780.78 per annum (9 day fortnight) or $86,599.75 (19 day/4 week cycle), inclusive 12% superannuation and leave loading

Relocation assistance of up to $5,000

Locality allowance

Duties/ Responsibilities

Based in Dalby, you will be involved in all aspects of Environmental Health including food safety management, complaint resolution, public health initiatives and environmental protection.

Reporting to the Environmental Health Coordinator, you will:

  • Take a strategic approach to compliance matters, by dealing with both routine and reactive compliance activities;
  • Conduct inspections on food premises and provide training on food hygiene to the public;
  • Ensure infection control compliance for personal appearance services, for example tattooists & body piercing;
  • Ensure compliance with environmental authorities including plastic product manufacturing and metal recovery, as well as environmental compliance, including noise, dust, and odour complaints;
  • Local laws administration to protect the amenity, and wellbeing of our communities, including management of overgrown allotments, public place events, advertising devices; and
  • Be dedicated to improving our engagement with our customers.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will have:

Essential

  • A relevant Degree / Post-Graduate Certificate / Diploma in Environmental Health or demonstrated experience and suitable qualifications as recognised by Environmental Health Australia;
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interpret legislation and liaise with the public; and
  • Excellent organisational skills and will enjoy working in a diverse, complex environment.
  • Drivers Licence


Desirable

  • Professional accreditations in Food Safety Auditing, Asbestos Regulations and Pest Management

Contact person

The contact officer for this position is Wendy Gambley, Environmental Health Coordinator on (07) 4679 4099.

For more information and how to apply, please visit www.wdrc.qld.gov.au

This position is subject to pre-employment checks.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close on 30 September 2021

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