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Environmental Health Officer - Mildura Rural City Council

Trainee Environmental Health Officer - Tamworth 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. The Council’s Development Services Branch is seeking an enthusiastic person to fill the position of Environmental Health Officer.

Job application closing date

4pm, Thursday 28 January 2021

Location

Mildura, Victoria

Job type

Full time

Salary/Remuneration

  • The position is classified within Band 6 of Council’s Current Enterprise Agreement commencing at $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.
  • 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.
  • Review computer applications software for recording and reporting on files relating to registered premises.
  • Evaluate and review the registered premises program on an ongoing basis, and report any recommended changes to the Environmental Health Coordinator

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.
  • Membership (or eligible for membership) of Environmental Health Professionals Australia.
  • Hold a current satisfactory Police Check or willing to obtain one.
  • Current Driver Licence
  • Further skills highlighted in the position description

Contact person

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Position Description

Applications close on Thursday 28 January 2021 at 4:00pm (AEST)

Trainee Environmental Health Officer - Tamworth Regional Council

Tamworth Regional Council is seeking an enthusiastic individual with a genuine interest in Environmental Health as a career and a willingness to undertake a Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health) over a period of six years as part of the NSW Health Aboriginal Environmental Health Officer Training Program. The position is identified for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people pursuant to Section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)

Job application closing date

5.00pm on Monday, 1 February 2021.

Location

Tamworth, NSW

Job type

Temporary Full Time (6 years)

Salary/Remuneration

Training Band, determined by age and/or qualifications

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Investigate, report on and take appropriate action regarding the range of Environment, Health and compliance matters associated with the Division
  • Undertake Public and Environmental Health regulatory functions, including the inspection of regulated premises, in accordance with the EPA Act, Local Government Act, Protection of the Environment Operations Act, Food Act, Public Health Act and Swimming Pools Act
  • Represent Council in the Local Court and Land and Environment Court as required
  • Identify and investigate breaches of relevant legislation and implement remedial action and legal enforcement actions, where necessary
  • Prepare, support and present educational programs which support the objectives of the Division
  • Address all customer queries and complaints received in Council’s corporate systems
  • Participate in site inductions, conduct take five safety checks and inspections as appropriate
  • Contribute to the review and updating of internal business processes

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent through parentage, identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be accepted in the community as such.

  • Willingness to undertake a Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment & Health) at the Western Sydney University (approximately 6 years by distance education).

  • Able to meet the admission requirements for the Bachelor of Natural Science – (Environment and Health) at the Western Sydney University.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand written communication and prepare simple forms of written communication to a professional standard.

  • Driver Licence (P1 or P2 is acceptable).

Contact person

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Position Description

Applications close on 5.00 pm on Monday, 1 February 2021 (EST)

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