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Environmental Health and Compliance Coordinator - Goulburn Mulwaree Council

Program Manager (Environmental Health) - City of Sydney

Environmental Health and Compliance 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

05:00 pm, on Monday 21 October 2019.

Location

Goulburn, NSW

Job type Permanent Full-Time

Salary range and Remuneration Package

  • Commencing salary between $87,295 – $98,248 per annum, inclusive of 9.5% superannuation

  • A Vehicle will be provided with the option of leaseback arrangement as a discretionary benefit

  • Work 35 hours per week, over a 19 day 4 week period

  • Generous Award workplace conditions

  • A challenging, flexible and fun teamwork environment

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Health and wellbeing programs

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the functions of the Environmental Health & Compliance Team in order to ensure that the functions of the team are in accordance with statutory requirements, Council policy, and any performance requirements of this position description.
  • In conjunction with the Business Manager review the structure, function and responsibilities of the Business Unit to determine the most appropriate systems and reporting mechanisms to achieve the effective and efficient delivery of services.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of the Business Unit against corporate goals, objectives and plans
  • Identify and implement new initiatives across the Business Unit to achieve process improvements and productivity gains
  • Provide guidance, support, coaching, training and management to staff within the Team.
  • Ensure the team is motivated and trained to support internal and external customers and to deliver exceptional service by identifying, responding and satisfying customer needs in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ensure customer service standards are met including the resolution of customer issues within statutes, regulations and Council policy.
  • Establish and promote strong engagement processes between departments and the community to ensure meaningful outcomes for the community are achieved.
  • Ensure documented and publicised procedures for pre-application information and consultation are implemented, reviewed and delivered to customers; as necessary.
  • Ensure policy and procedures relevant to the operation of the team are developed, documented, implemented, communicated and regularly updated.
  • Provide accurate, timely and professional technical advice to Council and its committees, including the Planning & Environment Branch staff as required

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in environmental health or similar discipline and extensive knowledge and experience in relevant legislation and enforcement
  • Demonstrated staff management skills to plan, manage and supervise functions of a professional/technical team
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and experience in negotiating and consulting with stakeholders and customers for successful resolutions.
  • Previous experience and demonstrated ability in managing complex enforcement and legal actions including the coordination of legal proceedings
  • Knowledge and understanding of a supervisors role and responsibilities under the WH&S Act 2011
  • Class C Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrated ability to emulate the Council’s values of pride, passion, respect, innovation, dedication and excellence and deliver the organisation’s mission ‘to be easy to do business with
Contact person

For further information please find the position description HERE

OR call Sarah Ainsworth, Business Manager Environment & Health on (02) 4823 4551.

Applications close on 21 October 2019 at 05:00 pm

Program Manager (Environmental Health) - City of Sydney

At the City of Sydney, our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 – developing a green, global and connected city.The City is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced environmental/public health professional to provide expert strategic advice, drive policy, provide direction and engage with high-level internal and external stakeholders to align efforts and resourcing to reduce rodent activity within the City of Sydney.The successful candidate will lead and manage the City’s Urban Rat Management Project and provide strategic advice and direction to develop the management of pests throughout the City.

You will join a dynamic, highly motivated and committed team of experienced professionals within the Health and Building Standards and Policy team, striving to deliver excellent services which improve the quality of people’s lives. You will possess a degree qualification in a related discipline and/or extensive relevant experience. A deep understanding of environmental health programs and extensive stakeholder management is essential.

To succeed you will be adept in your ability to influence or negotiate a required outcome whilst creating an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect within the team. At the City of Sydney, you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – delivering great things for our city’s dynamic future.

Job application closing date

111.59pm on Sunday, 27 October 2019.

Location

Inner Sydney

Job type Full Time-Term Contract until 1 October 2021

Salary range and Remuneration Package

AUD 141,996 per annum plus Superannuation

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and delivery of the City of Sydney’s environmental health program focussed on reducing rodent activity and reducing disease associated with rodent activity.
  • Design, oversee and evaluate the implementation of environmental health programs and initiatives that reduce rodent activity and improve related environmental health outcomes.
  • Build and maintain productive partnerships with other levels of Government, business and industry to improve environmental health outcomes for Sydney residents and business.
  • Play a central role in the facilitation of knowledge and strategies that improve environmental health outcomes in dense urban areas as they relate rodent activity.
  • Provide expert advice on matters related to urban environmental health programs including information, resources and communications for key stakeholder groups including the general public, as well as briefings and reports for Council.
  • Work closely with key members of the Parks, Rangers, and Waste Units as well as other relevant areas of the Council responsible to reduce the impacts of rodent activity.
  • The position is expected to comply with the Work Health and Safety Act and associated legislation in the performance of all duties.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications at degree level in a relevant discipline and/or extensive relevant experience.
  • A deep understanding of the policy context and role of local government as it relates to environmental health programs, particularly in dense urban environments
  • An understanding of state agency and private stakeholder, in particular in delivering effective environmental health programs
  • Please refer to the position description for the capabilities relating to this role.
Contact person

For further information please find the position description HERE

OR call Josh Bradshaw, Manager Standards and Policy, Health & Building on 02 9246 7323.

Applications close on 27 October 2019 at 11:59 pm

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