Technical Officer - Environmental Health - CLARENCE CITY COUNCIL

Environmental Health Officer - Clarence City Council

Environmental Health Coordinator - Alpine Shire Council

REGULATORY SERVICES COORDINATOR - GOULBURN MULWAREE COUNCIL

Technical Officer - Environmental Health -clarence city council

The Clarence City Council is looking for a suitable person with experience in local government and regulation, is being sought to undertake the role of Technical Officer within Council’s Health and Community Development Department. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Environmental Health team and work on a variety of environmental and public health programs to improve health standards within the community. Clarence is an environmentally responsible city that values its natural environment. The successful applicant can develop their skill base and enjoy the diverse industry that Clarence has to offer.

Job application closing date

9:00am Friday 2 July 2021

Location

Greater Hobart, Tasmania

Job type

Permanent Full-time position

Salary/Remuneration

$76,977 and $85,564 will be negotiated with the successful applicant plus 12.5% superannuation and a 19-day fortnight.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • to deliver public and environmental health and other programs relevant to the community;
  • to enhance the health and wellbeing for all people in the community; and
  • to deliver education programs to improve standards.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • A self-starter who is motivated to set and achieve goals and take initiative within the workplace.
  • Knowledge of current legislation, by-laws and codes of practice relevant to the position.
  • Developed research skills.
  • An understanding of Environmental Health issues.
  • The ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrable skills with Microsoft Office suite of software.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral skills.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Proven record and confidence in complaint handling and investigation to achieve good environmental outcomes whilst also employing an educational approach.
  • a 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 Kristy Hayes on 6217 9678 or email khayes@ccc.tas.gov.au. Further information specific to the role may be obtained by contacting Scott Edwards on 6217 9573.

Position Description

Applications close at 9:00am Friday 2 July 2021

Environmental Health Officer - Clarence City Council

The Clarence City Council is looking for a qualified and experienced person is being sought to undertake the role of Environmental Health Officer within Council’s Health and Community Development Department. This is an exciting opportunity to join the environmental health team and work on a wide variety of environmental and public health programs to improve health standards within the community. Clarence is an environmentally responsible city that values its natural environment. The successful applicant can develop their skill base and enjoy the diverse industry that Clarence has to offer.

Job application closing date

9:00am Monday, 28 June 2021

Location

Greater Hobart, Tasmania

Job type

Permanent Full-time position

Salary/Remuneration

$76,977 and $85,564 will be negotiated with the successful applicant plus 12.5% superannuation and a 19-day fortnight.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • providing accurate information relating to requests and queries from internal and external clients;
  • maintaining relevant records and data bases through entry of information onto relevant computer programs; and
  • ensuring relevant correspondence, applications, complaints and other requests are dealt within accordance with agreed policies and statutory requirements in a courteous, timely and professional manner.
  • assessing building, plumbing and planning applications under relevant legislation and within established work practices;
  • undertake the on-site wastewater assessment component of the plumbing permit process;
  • When required, assist in delivering the school based vaccination program and fortnightly immunisation clinics to the community;
  • attending to matters relating to statutory applications and licences, including inspections and assessments of food premises, public health risk activities and mass gatherings;
  • investigating and enforcing environmental and public health amenity and safety standard complaints in relation to the Group’s responsibilities, including water quality, food safety, domestic wastewater, noise, dust, odours and other environmental and public health nuisances;

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Completion of the Bachelor of Health Science (Environmental Health), or an equivalent tertiary qualification.
  • Experience in the application of current legislation, by-laws and codes of practice relevant to the position.
  • Well developed research skills.
  • A broad understanding of environmental health issues and the ability to effectively educate staff and members of the public in these issues.
  • General knowledge of regulatory business processes, roles and responsibilities within the Council.
  • Display effective personal management skills to consistently achieve high quality work outputs, the ability to prioritise and demonstrated capacity to embrace technological adnances that improve regulatory methods.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral skills and well developed computer skills .
  • A current drivers licence and eligible for a working with vulnerable persons card
  • The ability to work in a team environment and self-manage work to achieve group outcomes

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 Kristy Hayes on 6217 9678 or email khayes@ccc.tas.gov.au. Further information specific to the role may be obtained by contacting Scott Edwards on 6217 9573.

Position Description

Applications close at 9:00am Monday, 28 June 2021

Environmental Health Coordinator - Alpine Shire Council

At Alpine Shire Council we’re constantly looking for new ways to deliver the best possible outcomes for our communities, so we especially look for people who are innovative, or have an entrepreneurial flair - people who can imagine possibilities and make them realities. We are currently advertising for the role of an environmental health coordinator. Drawing on your expertise, you will assist individuals, businesses, and other stakeholders to implement practices that minimize risk to the community’s health. Council’s Environmental Health team ensures that the relevant requirements of legislation such as the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, the Food Act 1984, the Environment Protection Act 1970, the Tobacco Act 1987 and the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 are met. Your enthusiasm and confidence will have a positive influence on those around you, and your professionalism will enhance Council’s reputation as a responsive and efficient organisation.

Job application closing date

Monday, 28 June 2021

Location

Bright, Victoria

Job type

Full-time Permanent position

Salary/Remuneration

  • Band 6 salary package

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Action Food and Health Premises approvals, inspections and monitoring
  • Assist with activities designed to prevent infectious diseases (e.g. sharps disposal programs, notifiable disease investigations, public pool monitoring)
  • Assess waste water management system applications
  • Provide information, education and advice to the community and Council about public health issues
  • Ensure you observe, understand and comply with all Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, Regulations, Codes of Practice, Policies, Procedures and directives.
  • Regularly inspect your work environment for hazards

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Driver license.
  • Valid Working with Children Check and Police clearance checks.
  • Bachelor Applied Science (Environmental Health) or a Diploma Applied Science (Environmental Health) or substantial experience as an Environmental Health Officer.
  • Appropriate degree or diploma with some relevant experience, or lesser formal qualifications with substantial relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, The Food Act 1984, The Tobacco Act 1987 (and its reforms), Environmental Protection Act 1970 in respect to Septic Tank Systems, Australian Standards, Local Laws, Government and Council Policies,
  • Knowledge of the enforcement process including notices & orders, penalties, and an understanding of the legal process for prosecutions
  • Understanding of budgeting and relevant accounting and financial procedures
  • Ability to provide a high level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication
  • The ability to handle customer inquiries in a courteous manner whilst resolving issues • Ability and willingness to embrace new/innovative technology, methods, products and processes in the pursuit of continuous improvement.
  • Advanced knowledge of, and ability to effectively use relevant technology systems and applications relating to key responsibilities.

Contact person

For further information about this position please contact James Turner, Manager Planning and Amenity phone, 0417 275 824

Position Description

Applications close on Monday, 28 June 2021

REGULATORY SERVICES COORDINATOR - Goulburn Mulwaree Council

Forget about sitting in traffic for hours and paying for parking. It’s all about balance and in Goulburn, we believe in a great work/life balance. Just 2 hours from Sydney, less than 1 hour from Canberra and 1.5 hours to the coast, right now in Goulburn, your next career opportunity awaits with Goulburn Mulwaree Council.

Job application closing date

Monday, 28 June 2021

Location

Goulburn, NSW

Job type

Full-time

Salary/Remuneration

  • Commencing salary between $97,022 – $109,197 per annum, inclusive of 9.5% superannuation
  • A to and from work vehicle included
  • Work 35 hours per week, over a 19 day 4 week period
  • Generous Award workplace conditions
  • A challenging, flexible and fun team work environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing programs

Duties/ Responsibilities

Join Council’s Environment and Health business unit where you will supervise and manage the regulatory services team’s biosecurity weeds and ranger functions, including the day to day operations of the Goulburn Mulwaree Animal Shelter.

As Coordinator of this team, not only will you work under applicable legislation to achieve key targets and service functions, you will also play a central role in shaping the future direction of the services we provide to our community.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in conservation land management, agriculture, local government regulatory services or enforcement, or a similar discipline;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the enforcement of the provisions of relevant local government legislation; and
  • Previous experience and demonstrated ability in staff management to plan, manage and supervise functions of a multidisciplinary professional/technical team.

Contact person

For further information about this position please contact Sarah Ainsworth, Business Manager Environment & Health on (02) 4823 4551.

This position is subject to relevant pre-employment checks.

Applications close on Monday, 28 June 2021

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