Vacancies

Environmental Health Officer, City of Kwinana (WA)

Environmental Health Officer, Horsham Rural City Council (VIC)

Senior Environmental Health Officer, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (QLD)


Environmental Health Officer, City of Kwinana (WA)

The City of Kwinana is a thriving ocean-side community at the heart of Western Australia’s major industrial development and has the second fastest growing population within any local government area in the state. The City has seen extensive redevelopment including new residential areas, schools, retail precincts, community facilities and transport links that continue to transform Kwinana into a unique and liveable City. The City of Kwinana is ranked in line with the top 10% of the most constructive workplace cultures from more than 600 Local Governments across Australia and NZ. Here, you will enjoy a true work-life balance; with access to flexible working arrangements and a fantastic workplace culture borne from a collaborative team environment.

Location

Kwinana (WA)

Type

Permanent | Full Time | 76hrs Per Fortnight

Salary/Remuneration

PACS Band 7 ($88,997 - $97,595)

  • Competitive salary plus 12.5% superannuation.
  • A robust employee wellness program with initiatives designed to support employees' physical and mental wellbeing.
  • A generous Celebration and Recognition Policy for employees.
  • The opportunity for flexible working arrangements.
  • Career development, training opportunities and study support.
  • Premium Kwinana Recquatic Centre membership

Duties/ Responsibilities

An amazing opportunity exists for an outstanding individual to join our Environmental Health team at the City of Kwinana. This is a full-time position reporting to the Coordinator Environmental Health, and working alongside a close-knit and dynamic team of like-minded professionals. As our new Environmental Health Officer you will undertake investigations, assessments and research, ensuring compliance on issues relating to public and environmental health. The successful incumbent will provide professional advice, information and direction to internal and external customers on compliance with relevant statutes, regulations and laws relating to public and environmental health, whilst providing the highest quality of customer service.

Qualifications / Selection criteria

What You'll Need
To make an impact in this role, you will need:

  • 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, along with your CV and a cover letter, applicants must address the above criteria in no more than two (2) pages.

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Conditions of employment are in accordance with the City’s current Enterprise Agreement. For further information, please contact our Recruitment team on 08 9236 4618 or 08 9236 4628.

Contact person

For more information relating to the position, please contact Vicky Chui, Coordinator Environmental Health on 08 9439 0209.

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. The 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 best-practice 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.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5.00 PM ON 25 JULY 2024


Environmental Health Officer, Horsham Rural City Council (VIC)

Horsham is a vibrant, inclusive community to live, work, play and invest. Our municipality is located approximately 300 kilometres north-west of Melbourne and 380 kilometres east of Adelaide. The majority of its 19,880 residents are located in Horsham on the banks of the beautiful Wimmera River, a hub for health care, niche retail, education and schooling, community services, arts, sports and culture. Horsham is a great location for rock climbers and those who love the great outdoor, located in the heart of some of Australia's best climbing territory with Mt Arapiles and Grampians only 30 minutes away You could also find yourself rowing on the Wimmera River or even hiking the trails in the magnificent Grampians.

Location

Horsham (VIC)

Type

Permanent

Flexible working arrangements available

Salary/Remuneration

Environmental Health graduates are encouraged to apply!

Band 6 ($91,303 - $99,426 per annum)

Duties/ Responsibilities

As an Environmental Health Officer you will support the provision of quality environmental health services which will enhance the health and lifestyle of the community. You will also ensure the effective and efficient administration of relevant Council policies, legislation and regulations.

Qualifications / Selection criteria

Council is seeking an Environmental Health professional with a Degree/Diploma in Applied Science, Environmental Health or a Diploma of Public Health and Certificate of Competency from the Victorian Health Department.

Experience working as an Environmental Health Officer in a regional local government or demonstrated experience in a relevant/similar field is desired with knowledge of food safety, public health and wellbeing, onsite wastewater management, tobacco control, aquatic facilities and complaint investigation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

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Contact person

For a confidential conversation, please contact Coordinator Environmental Health, Jackson Hanlon on 03 5382 9777

Applications will be received weekly and interviews may proceed at any time. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed so don't delay otherwise you may miss out on this opportunity. Note: All candidates will be contacted within 14 days of submitting their application.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 2 AUGUST 2024


Senior Environmental Health Officer, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (QLD)

The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of people in Central Queensland by providing high quality healthcare services. Central Queensland Public Health Unit provides services to both the Central Queensland and Central West regions. Our team includes Epidemiologists, Public Health Medical Officer, Public Health Nurses, Environmental Health Officers, Public Health Data Officer, and Business Support staff. Public Health Units focus on:
• Protecting health.
• Preventing disease, illness, and injury.
• Promoting health and wellbeing at a population or whole of community level.

You may have heard of Longreach Region. It’s where you will find endless opportunities, whether it be your dream job, a safe place to raise a family, a community that cares, or the freedom to be you. The Longreach, Ilfracombe, Isisford, and Yaraka communities are at the heart and soul of this region. For centuries, Longreach has stood the test of time and grown in the hearts of many. From a place steeped in Aboriginal history and Australian folklore, to the industrial and agricultural booms of last century, the region continues to evolve. Longreach is the economic and social hub of Western Queensland, globally connected, but locally inspired. Longreach Region, it’s more than you imagined.

Location

Longreach (QLD)

Type

Permanent Full Time

Salary/Remuneration

A total package of up to $152,776 p.a. which is comprised of:

  • An hourly rate between $62.75 - $67.53 p.h.
  • 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

Other benefits include:

  • Additional $70,000 over 3 years – part of the QLD Health Attraction Incentive (subject to eligibility)
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Education Opportunities including support for further study and research
  • Work-life balance, variety and flexibility
  • Reproductive Health Leave – 10 days p.a. (effective 30 September 2024)
  • Super paid on all parental leave, unpaid or paid (first 52 weeks)
  • Generous Salary Sacrificing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Fitness Passport

Duties/ Responsibilities

Deliver complex regulatory and non-regulatory environmental health services across CQHHS to protect, promote and prevent risks to the community arising from environmental health hazards that impact on the natural and built environment and human health.

Qualifications / Selection criteria

Mandatory qualification/s:

  • The successful applicant must hold a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification that is accredited by the Environmental Health Australia or deemed eligible for appointment by the Queensland (Qld) Health Environmental Health Officer Appointments Review Committee.
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided prior to the commencement of duty.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment Health Employment Directive No. 01/16:
  • Demonstrated high level of knowledge, expertise and skill in environmental health practice and service delivery including water management and vector surveillance and control.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage work activities and impart professional knowledge to environmental health colleagues.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

To submit your application / expression of interest, please include:

  • Your current CV or resume, including referees.
  • A short 1 to 2 page cover letter outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge align with the organisational values, accountabilities and “How you will be Assessed” section of the Role Description.
  • Include any additional forms / evidence as attached or listed on the Role Description.

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Contact person

For more information contact Angela Rea on (07) 4920 6990

Please note pre-employment checks will be carried out on applicants recommended for appointment/employment which may include confirming your qualifications, professional registration/s, previous employment history (including any previous disciplinary action), criminal history, Australian work status and vaccination requirements.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 28 AUGUST 2024


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