Vacancies

environmental health officer - city of kwinana (WA)

Manager Environmental Health, Emergency and Rangers - Shire of Broome (WA)

Team Leader – Environment Health - Greater Shepparton City Council (VIC)

Environmental Health Coordinator – Alpine Shire Council (VIC)

environmental health officer - Redland City Council (QLD)

Environmental Health Officer – Shire of Harvey (WA)

Environmental Health Officer, City of Kwinana (WA)

A new exciting opportunity has been created for a highly motivated person to join the Environment and Health Services Team at the City of Kwinana. Reporting to the Coordinator Environmental Health, you will be responsible for undertaking investigations, assessments and research on issues relating to Public and Environmental Health to ensure compliance is adhere to. This position will also be required to establish networks and foster productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders on matters relating to public and environmental health.

Job application closing date

5.00 pm Thursday 26 May 2022

Location

Kwinana (WA)

Job type

Permanent – Full-time – 76 hours per fortnight

Salary/Remuneration

$82,449.71 - $90,414.79 per annum

Nine-day Fortnight | Premium Recquatic Membership | 12.5% Superannuation

Duties/ Responsibilities

• Monitor, investigate and inspect public health and environmental issues of food businesses, public buildings and health premises, to gauge compliance with regulatory requirements and legislation as per the requirements of the team business plan.
• Undertake complaint investigation on Public and Environmental Health issues.
• Undertake enforcement duties and issue prosecution briefs, directives and infringement notices for breaches of legislation. Liaise with City’s solicitors and attend Court when required.
• Undertake assessments on building and development applications to determine compliance with all relevant legislation. Liaise with relevant staff, conduct inspections and provide reports on findings to the Council.
• Undertake sampling to monitor compliance with legislative requirements and guidelines, analyse results and take appropriate action.
• Process health applications, recommend conditions, issue appropriate documentation and prepare reports resulting from assessments, inspections and data collection and matters related to areas of responsibility.
• Provide interpretation, advice and education of Environmental Health matters to internal and external stakeholders.
• Contribute to the development of guidelines, policies, standard procedures and processes,
• Consult with relevant staff on OSH issues and implement OSH, relevant legislation and best practice into work areas and areas of responsibility.
• Perform other reasonable duties as requested, within the scope of this position and in accordance with skills, knowledge and experience.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role, you will need the following:
• Tertiary qualification in Environmental Health or qualifications and/or experience approved and gazetted by the Chief Health Officer under the Public Health Act 2016.
• Relevant experience and knowledge of environmental health and risk management principles in Local Government.
• Sound knowledge of the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911, Public Health Act 2016, Food Act 2008 and Environmental Protection Act 1986.
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to provide a high level of customer service.
• Well-developed computer literacy skills.
• Sound investigative analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to deliver presentations and compile management reports.
• Effective time management, organisational skills.
• Current driver’s licence and Safety Awareness Training - White Card

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

To be considered for this position, in addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants must address the above criteria in no more than two (2 pages).

Contact person

For more information relating to the position (not application packs) call Troy Morley, Manager Environment and Health Services on 08 9439 0207.

The City of Kwinana promotes and values diversity to create a unique work force. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, such as Aboriginal people, people living with disability or people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. T he City also strives to be a customer centric organisation, with the customer at the centre of everything we do. As such, all employees play an important role in helping us to achieve this by ensuring they provide bestpractice customer service. The City has the goal of zero harm for its employees, this includes providing a smoke-free environment and minimising exposure to the elements. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the City’s current Enterprise Agreement. For further information, please contact our Recruitment team 9236 4628. Please note: As part of the City’s recruitment process, the selected applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical which includes a Drug and Alcohol screen test.

Applications close 5.00 pm, Thursday 26 May 2022

Manager Environmental Health, Emergency and Rangers – Shire of Broome (WA)

The Shire of Broome is the gateway to the beautiful Kimberley region of northern Western Australia. Not only is Broome a fabulous tourist destination with great lifestyle, balmy weather, unique pioneering history and pearling industry, but it is fast becoming the destination of choice for industry and commerce and is a great place to live and raise a family. The Shire is focused on creating an inclusive workplace with people who are proactive, empowered and appropriately rewarded, and is currently looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Environmental Health professional for a five-year contract.

Job application closing date

4pm AWST on Friday 27 May 2022.

Location

Broome (WA)

Job type

Permanent / Full Time

Salary/Remuneration

You will receive a competitive remuneration package of up to $125,000 plus superannuation and up to $38,000 in housing, vehicle and location allowance in addition to relocation costs and a generous five weeks of annual leave.

This is an opportunity to make a lifestyle change and join a team with a great culture.

Duties/ Responsibilities

The Manager Environmental Health, Emergency and Rangers is a highly visible position both internally and externally to the community. Responsible for managing two Coordinators and an Administration Officer, you will lead the Shire’s environmental health, event approval, emergency, rangers, beach lifeguard and security services activities.

Reporting to the Director Development Services and working collaboratively across the organisation, you will develop, review and oversee the implementation of service plans including the programming of activities, special projects and budget allocations.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

If you have Local Government experience and a tertiary qualification in Environmental Health, we would be interested to hear from you.

A personable and creative leader, the successful candidate will have experience managing staff and will enjoy working with the community.

An energetic individual with high levels of personal integrity and strong knowledge of the environmental health, emergency and rangers areas will be the ideal candidate for the role.

How to apply

To apply please click the Apply Now button or visit www.beilbydt.com.au quoting reference 491830.

Please provide a comprehensive resume together with a covering letter of no more than two pages, outlining your interest in the position and addressing your suitability to the role.

Contact person

For initial enquiries, or for any assistance you may need in making your application, please contact Emily Bulloch for a confidential discussion on 08 9323 8801 or ebulloch@beilbydt.com.au

Applications close 4pm AWST on Friday 27 May 2022.

Team Leader – Environment Health - Greater Shepparton City Council (VIC)

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available to lead the experienced, passionate and committed Environmental Health team at Greater Shepparton City Council. This role is central to supporting the health of the environment amid our growing vibrant community, in the heart of the beautiful Goulburn Valley.

Job application closing date

Friday 27 May 2022

Location

Welsford (VIC)

Job type

Full Time – Permanent

Salary/Remuneration

$91,621.92 per annum

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Ensure Council meets its obligations and administer delegated responsibilities, of the Food Act 1984, Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, Local Government Act 2020, Environment Protection Act 1970, Tobacco Act 1987, Residential Tenancies Act 2020 and other relevant Acts, Regulations, Codes of Practice and Local Laws.
  • Investigate breaches of relevant legislation, collate evidence and prepare briefs for legal proceedings on behalf of Council.
  • Perform the tasks required of a Deputy Municipal Recovery Manager related to area of expertise in times of emergency within the municipality.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and review of the Domestic Wastewater Management Plan and relevant policies and procedures to enhance service delivery based upon continuous improvement ethos.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Council’s Emergency Management Plan and other Council plans such as the Municipal Health and Wellbeing Plan, Climate Emergency Plan, 2030 net zero emission plan and the Council Plan.
  • Approve and supervise the installation and operation of wastewater disposal systems and liaise with Goulburn Valley Water regarding the extension of the reticulated sewerage system in the municipality.
  • Maintain a comprehensive immunisation program for infants, school children and other “at risk” persons in the community.
  • Undertake proactive and reactive action for the prevention and control of the spread of infectious diseases.
  • Manage the Environmental Health team by providing strong leadership, effective mentoring and development opportunities to the team with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Assist the Manager Environment in the preparation and administration of the budget for the Environmental Health team.
  • Coordinate and oversee relevant internal and external reporting including mosquito monitoring, immunisation and food safety in a timely manner.
  • Ensure procedural fairness and conflicts of interest are managed in customer service interactions.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

As Team Leader, you will hold a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or have substantial and broad experience in all fields of environmental health issues underpinned by an extensive understanding of the statutory obligations and legislative requirements relevant to public health.

You will also have highly effective leadership and mentoring skills to support the team to achieve professional and organisation goals with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit Council’s website https://greatershepparton.com.au/council/employment

Contact person

For further information about this position, please contact Sharon Terry, Manager – Environment on (03) 5832 9542.

This position description is an overview of the role; reasonable adjustments to the role that do not change the overall level, scope or intent of the original position may be discussed and agreed to in consultation with the incumbent. It is a prerequisite of this position that the incumbent holds and maintains a current: Victorian driver licence and is eligible for membership of Environmental Health Australia. The tasks required of this position have been identified by Greater Shepparton City Council’s Safety Management System as being at risk of contracting a vaccine-preventable disease. It is recommended that the incumbent be vaccinated against the following: Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Chickenpox , Influenza, Hepatitis A ,Hepatitis B, Japanese Encephalitis Virus.

Applications close 5.00 pm, Friday 27 May 2022

Environmental Health Coordinator – Alpine Shire Council (VIC)

Alpine Shire Council is a values-based organisation that delivers meaningful outcomes for its community. We are led by Councillors and a leadership team that genuinely cares, and at our core, passionate colleagues who enjoy what they do. We offer flexibility and invest in developing our people.

We also happen to be located 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 lifestyle like no other.

Appreciate a flexible work life balance with an adventure, nature and foodie lover’s paradise on your doorstep. Forget about long commutes and paid parking, enjoy the rural lifestyle and be welcomed by a friendly community who love where they live. Apply today, to join us in delivering meaningful work with dedicated people.

Job application closing date

Friday 27 May 2022

Location

Bright (VIC)

Job type

Permanent full time position (Band 7)

Salary/Remuneration

At Alpine Shire Council we offer our employees

  • An inclusive, innovative, supportive and flexible workplace
  • Professional development opportunities
  • The stunning natural scenery, extensive recreation opportunities and excellent local food of North East Victoria’s alpine region
  • A welcoming and friendly community who love where they live
  • A chance to make a positive difference to your community in a high performing organisation
  • Forget about long commutes and paid parking it’s time for your tree change.

Duties/ Responsibilities

As part of our team you will

  • Action Food and Health Premises approvals, inspections, monitoring and compliance
  • Design activities to keep our community safe by preventing infectious diseases by providing initiatives such as sharps disposal programs, notifiable disease investigations and public pool monitoring
  • Assess wastewater management system applications working closely with the planning department.
  • Provide information, education and advice to the community and Council about public health issues

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

Your skills will include:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent, including eligibility to be a member of Environmental Health Professionals Australia Ltd with several years experience
  • Driver licence
  • Valid Working with Children Check and Police clearance checks
  • Great communicator
  • An energetic and engaging personality
  • Preferable to have experience in a similar role

How to apply

Apply online at www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au/council/careers

Contact person

Contact James Turner, Manager Planning and Amenity on 0417 275 824

Applications close Friday 27 May 2022

Environmental Health Officer, Redland City Council (QLD)

Redland City Council (RCC) is situated on the naturally wonderful Redlands Coast, which includes the Southern Moreton Bay Islands, mainland suburbs and rural hinterland which is located east of Brisbane. RCC offers you the chance to improve lives and shape your own career. You’ll enjoy diverse work and opportunities to grow, working in a truly special community and a region of outstanding natural beauty. In return for your passion and commitment to moving Redland City forward, we offer great benefits and the balance you need to bring the best you.

As an Environmental Health Officer at RCC you will undertake and gain experience in all areas of environmental health, including but not limited to inspections, applications, investigations, enforcement, town planning assessments, community engagement, recreational water monitoring, events, project work, business improvements etc. All detailed in the Position Description! And one of the best parts – your field work takes place in the beautiful and diverse Redlands Coast, which will see you regularly travel to islands (including North Stradbroke Island), as well as through the bayside suburbs like Wellington Point, Raby Bay and Victoria Point.

Job application closing date

11:59 pm Sunday 29 May 2022

Location

Redlands (QLD)

Job type

Permanent Full Time – 36.25 hours per week

Salary/Remuneration

$67,572.21 to $84,815.96 Annually + up to 12% super

Duties/ Responsibilities

1. Conduct assessments, inspections and participate in monitoring within the environmental health field, including after hours and on-call duties w here required. Assist in the provision of relevant educational programs, and contribute in the development and implementation of these programs. Contribute effectively to the operation of these and other activity areas in environmental health and in so doing, achieve performance indicator targets.

2. Provide a high standard of customer service, in response to client queries and complaints, including the provision of specialist advice regarding the protection of environmental health values, and the interpretation of legislation and Council Policy, to contribute to customer satisfaction.

3. Contribute to the review and development of operational procedures, guidelines and policies relating to environmental health protection and education, to enhance operational effectiveness.

4. Participate fully as a member of the Health and Environment Unit to achieve its objectives, including the provision of backup support to the Unit, and to assist senior staff with research, legislative investigations and enforcement, and to contribute to the continuous improvement of team effectiveness.

5. Assist with the recruitment, supervision and training of new graduates, colleagues and w ork experience students to enhance the Unit's performance outcomes.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

Eligibility requirements

  • You hold a university qualification accredited by Environmental Health Australia or equivalent, to be qualified as an Environmental Health Officer
  • You are willing to comply with Redland City Council's Occupational Immunisation Procedure
  • You have a current C Class Drivers' Licence
  • This position requires the successful applicant to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (evidence to be provided during interview stage)
  • Successful applicants will be asked to consent to a police check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
  • To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

How to apply

Applications will only be accepted through Council’s Web Recruitment system or through OURspace for current Council employees. Hard copy and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

To be considered, applicants must submit a:

1. Cover letter (one page);

2. Current resume; and

3. Separate statement addressing selection criteria attached to your cover letter and uploaded as one document.

Please read the Position Description and selection criteria-based application instructions before applying for this role.

Contact person and to apply

For further information please contact Danielle Fleming on 07 3829 8121

Visit our careers website to meet Michelle, one of our wonderful Environmental Health team members, and find out first hand why she joined and continues to love to be part of our team!.

RCC utilises a merit-based recruitment process which may include various testing methods, such as psychometric testing and requesting the submission of a short video application from candidates after the advertisement closes.

Applications close at 11.59 pm on Sunday 29 May 2022

Environmental Health Officer – Shire of Harvey (WA)

The Shire of Harvey is seeking a self-motivated, qualified and experienced Environmental Health Officer to join a busy, dynamic team to carry out a wide range of environmental health related activities.

Job application closing date

4pm on Tuesday, 7 June 2022

Location

Harvey Administration Building

Job type

Full-time

Salary/Remuneration

Conditions of employment are prescribed by the Local Government Officers’ (WA) Award 2021 and Shire’s Enterprise Agreement with a salary payable for this position of Level 6 ($72,962) to Level 7 ($83,037) per annum, dependent on qualifications and experience, with benefits of:

  • Superannuation of 10 per cent occupational superannuation from date of commencement, with an opportunity that the Shire will match an employee’s voluntary contribution to their nominated plan provided that employee contributes an amount of at least 5 per cent or 6 per cent of their own salary.
  • A mobile phone for business use in accordance with Shire Policy.
  • Five weeks paid annual leave, with 4 weeks including 17.5 per cent leave loading.
  • One rostered day off is available after every 19 working days. Rostered days off cannot be accumulated.
  • Free membership to the Leschenault Leisure Centre, the Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre and the Dr Peter Topham Memorial Swimming Pool.

Duties/ Responsibilities

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

To be considered for this role you will need the following:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (Environmental Health) or other formal/tertiary qualifications acceptable to the Department of Health.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of environmental health principles, legislation, standards, polices, procedures and practices and a demonstrated ability to apply these in a practical manner.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written skills and ability to follow instructions, procedures and policies as they apply to the position.
  • Support a culture of quality customer service and respond professionally to problems with appropriate solutions.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member and solve problems and conflict with others.

How to apply

Applicants are requested to apply online. Click here to apply

Candidates are encouraged to apply online on the Shire’s website www.harvey.wa.gov.au or contact Tina Martella on (08) 9729 0354 during normal office hours.

Contact person

Specific queries related to the position should be referred to the Manager Environmental Health Services, Mark Chadwick on (08) 9729 0370.

The Shire of Harvey is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Applications close 4.00 pm, Tuesday 7 June 2022

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