Vacancies

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - ACT HEALTH

SAFETY ADVISOR - COLES

CADET Environmental Health Officers - Clarence City Council

TECHNICAL OFFICER (ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH) - CLARENCE CITY COUNCIL

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - KERNOW ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & IMMUNISATION

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - ACT HEALTH

Environmental Health Officer - City of Kwinana

COVID Safe Events Officer – Department of Health, Tasmania

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - CITY OF LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA


ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - ACT HEALTH

The Environmental Health section includes an Environmental Health Food Safety team and an Environmental Health Environment and Radiation team. These teams protect and promote the good health of the ACT community through the fostering of safe and healthy environments. This position is suitable for an experienced qualified Environmental Health Officer within the Food Safety Team who will be responsible for conducting food safety inspections, investigating food business complaints and assessing food business registration applications against the Food Act 2001 and the Australian New Zealand Food Standards Code. The position will also be responsible for investigating food poisoning outbreaks within a multidisciplinary team, conducting routine and statutory food samples, contributing to and developing food safety information for industry, providing onsite advice and education to food handlers and contributing to ongoing procedural improvements.

Job application closing date

13 December 2021

Location

ACT

Job type

a temporary position available immediately for six months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency

Salary/Remuneration

$97,177 - $102,397 (up to $107,476 on achieving a personal upgrade) (PN: 29631)

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Exercise sound judgment, creativity, innovation and strategic thinking.
  • Implementation of Public Health and Food Safety legislation within an operational area.
  • Undertake inspections, investigations and enforcement activitiesin relation to food safety and environmental health issues.
  • Provide high quality advice and assistance to internal and external stakeholders including proprietors, managers, member of the public and other responsible agencies on the application of public and environmental health standards.
  • Work both individually; within a team of health professionals and with professionals from other government agencies.
  • Continually reviewing and improving public and environmental health procedures with a focus on risk-based regulation.
  • Investigation of notifiable diseases and food poisoning outbreaks to minimise and prevent the spread of disease.
  • Undertake after hours work as reasonably required.
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operations of the section

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • A Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or similar qualification acceptable and recognised by the Australian Institute of Environmental Health and/or Environmental Health Practitioners of Australia.
  • 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 please contact Human Resources on Lyndell Hudson (02) 5124 6125 Lyndell.Hudson@act.gov.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close on Monday 13 December 2021

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - KERNOW ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & IMMUNISATION

Kernow has been at the forefront of the environmental health industry in Victoria for more than 25 years. With more than 40 Environmental Health professionals across metro and rural councils plus a large immunisation team and support personnel, our staff have significant expertise and are respected leaders in the field. We have long standing relationships with several large and small councils in metro and rural Victoria and provide short term contracting solutions to various other councils within Victoria.

Job application closing date

Friday 3 December 2021.

Location

Cardinia

Job type

Permanent position + Attractive salary + motor vehicle

Salary/Remuneration

Kernow will negotiate a generous salary package inclusive of a motor vehicle with the successful candidate.

In addition, we offer a diversity of work and opportunities beyond the average ‘day to day’ work of an Environmental Health Professional. You will also be joining a large family of environmental health professionals and a culture that is committed to investing in staff, offering genuine development opportunities and a team that values collaboration and learning and development.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Working as part of the Environmental Health team;
  • Undertaking food and health premises risk assessments;
  • Investigating food safety and public health requests;
  • Providing tobacco educational visits and compliance inspections;
  • Undertaking food and pool sampling visits;
  • Conducting waste water assessments and on-site inspections; and
  • Investigating infectious disease notifications

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Ideally you will have recent experience as an Environmental Health Professional operating in a local government environment. Supplementing this experience, you will possess relevant tertiary qualifications in Health Sciences or a related field. Graduates recently finished the Environmental Health courses will also be considered.

  • You will also have excellent communication skills, a growth mindset and ability to problem solve, a demonstrated ability to operate both autonomously and collaboratively within a team environment and manage stakeholders.

  • You will be motivated to develop professionally and embrace new technology.

  • You will also hold a valid Australian drivers’ licence and be willing to work at other Kernow sites where required.

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 please contact Sean La Fontaine via Sean.Lafontaine@kernow.net.au

Applications close on 9:00am Thursday 9 December 2021

SAFETY ADVISOR - COLES

Application closing date

10th December 2021

Location

QLD – Open to Brisbane, Gold Coast or Townsville

Job type

Permanent Full-Time

Salary/Remuneration

  • $100,000 - $120,000 annual package inclusive of superannuation based on skills, qualifications and experience
  • Discount on all Coles Brand, professional development opportunities and 4 weeks annual leave

Duties/ Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing

Using your demonstrated experience and passion for delivering a great safety culture within a multi-site business, your key focus will be to guide process and practice to ensure the safety and well-being of both our customers and team members.

Other ways you can make an impact:

  • investigating workplace safety and food safety incidents in order to develop effective controls across the business
  • supporting and delivering training initiatives across a number of regions in the state
  • delivering a reduction in team member incidents, food safety risks and customer incidents
  • understanding and analysing state incidents and trends, in order to share learnings and frame corrective strategies

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Formal qualifications in Workplace Health and Safety and/or behavioural psychology.
  • Proven experience in food retail, food manufacturing or food safety.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar advisor/business partner position across a multi-site business.
  • A successful track record of identifying root cause through investigation of serious incidents.
  • Demonstrated leadership and stakeholder engagement with strong communication skills and an ability to influence without authority.
  • Strong ability to deliver results in a fast paced and dynamic business.
  • Sound time management skills including the ability to plan, prioritise and organise own work, achieve set and agreed performance and service standards and meet deadlines.
  • Experience supporting team members to develop confidence and coach others to increase their capability.

Given the state/ territory of the position you are applying for, and to enable Coles to provide a safe environment for its team members, there may be a requirement for you to receive a COVID-19 vaccination before commencing work for Coles, unless you are medically exempt.

Given this, you will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Coles. You may be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status as part of your application

Contact person

https://careers.colesgroup.com.au/job-invite/28803/

For further information contact please contact Nicola Gala, Talent Acquisition Lead on Nicola.Gala@coles.com.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close on Friday 10 December 2021

CADET Environmental Health Officers - Clarence City Council

Job application closing date

9:00am Thursday 9 December 2021

Location

Clarence

Job type

Temporary Full-Time (3-year assignment)

Salary/Remuneration

A salary range between $56,788 and $59,672 will be negotiated with the successful applicant plus 10% superannuation and a 19-day month.

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

  • Currently enrolled in an environmental health, tertiary qualification.
  • Knowledge of current legislation, by-laws and codes of practice relevant to the position.
  • Developed research skills.
  • A broad 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.
  • A current drivers licence.
  • Eligible for a working with vulnerable persons card

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 please contact Kristy Hayes on 6217 9678 or email khayes@ccc.tas.gov.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close on 9:00am Thursday 9 December 2021

TECHNICAL OFFICER (ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH) - CLARENCE CITY COUNCIL

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 Thursday 9 December 2021

Location

Clarence

Job type

Permanent Full-Time

Salary/Remuneration

A base salary of $68,220 will be offered to the successful applicant plus 12.5 % superannuation and a 19-day month.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Assist in the delivery of public and environmental health programs including environmental monitoring and sampling

  • Enforce legislation governing public health for both the built and natural environment in order to promote good public health and environmental practices.

  • Maintain relevant records and data bases through entry of information into relevant computer programs.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • The successful applicant will be a self-starter who is motivated to set and achieve goals and take initiative within the workplace.
  • Previous experience working in a Local Government environment in a regulatory capacity will be highly regarded.
  • You will need to have strong interpersonal, written and oral skills, be resourceful and have excellent time management skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate at all levels is a must, together with a focus on high-level customer service delivery.

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 please contact Kristy Hayes on 6217 9678 or email khayes@ccc.tas.gov.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close on 9:00am Thursday 9 December 2021

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER - ACT HEALTH

The Environmental Health section includes an Environmental Health Food Safety team and an Environmental Health Environment and Radiation team. These teams protect and promote the good health of the ACT community through the fostering of safe and healthy environments. This position is suitable for a qualified Environmental Health Officer who will be responsible for conducting food safety inspections, investigating food business complaints and assessing food business registration applications against the Food Act 2001 and the Australian New Zealand Food Standards Code. The position will also be responsible for investigating food poisoning outbreaks within a multidisciplinary team, conducting routine and statutory food samples, contributing to and developing food safety information for industry, providing onsite advice and education to food handlers and contributing to ongoing procedural improvements. This position works closely with the Environment team with the possibility of rotation and the opportunity to be directly involved in other areas of public health protection (e.g. legionella control, public pool and spa regulation, insanitary conditions, public health outbreaks), while working in a dynamic and changing environment.

Job application closing date

07 December 2021

Location

ACT

Job type

Permanent Full-Time

Salary/Remuneration

$64,531 - $94,461 plus superannuation

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Implementation of Public Health and Food Safety legislation within an operational area.
  • Undertake inspections, investigations and enforcement activitiesin relation to food safety and environmental health issues.
  • Provide high quality advice and assistance to internal and external stakeholders including proprietors, managers, member of the public and other responsible agencies on the application of public and environmental health standards.
  • Work both individually; within a team of health professionals and with professionals from other government agencies.
  • Continually reviewing and improving public and environmental health procedures with a focus on risk-based regulation.
  • Investigation of notifiable diseases and food poisoning outbreaks to minimise and prevent the spread of disease.
  • Undertake after hours work as reasonably required.
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operations of the section

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • A Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or similar qualification acceptable and recognised by the Australian Institute of Environmental Health and/or Environmental Health Practitioners of Australia.
  • 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 please contact Human Resources on Lyndell Hudson (02) 5124 6125 Lyndell.Hudson@act.gov.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close on 07 December 2021

Environmental Health Officer - City of Kwinana

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced 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 relationship with internal and external stakeholders on matters relating to Public and Environmental Health.

Job application closing date

5.00pm, Monday 6th December 2021

Location

Kwinana, WA

Job type

Permanent Full-Time

Salary/Remuneration

$75,168 - $86,508 per annum

Nine-day fortnight, Premium Recquatic Membership, Annual leave loading of 17.5% and with generous superannuation benefits

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

  • 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.

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 please contact Troy Morley, Manager Environment and Health Services on 9439 0207.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close at 5.00pm, Monday 6 December 2021

COVID Safe Events Officer – Department of Health, Tasmania

The COVID Safe Events Officer will work with the Senior Environmental Health Officer as a member of the Events Framework Team, to assess event plans, make recommendations and provide legislative and operational advice to event organisers.

Job application closing date

27 November 2021 at 11.55 pm

Location

Hobart, TAS

Job type

Fixed term, full time, shift work position

76 hours per fortnight

Commencing ASAP

Salary/Remuneration

$95,033 - $107,840 per annum + 10% superannuation

Duties/ Responsibilities

1. Undertake assessments of COVID-19 Safe Event applications to determine compliance with relevant legislation, public health directions and the Framework for COVID-19 Safe Events.

2. Undertake compliance assessments and inspections of approved COVID-19 Safe Events.

3. Assist the Senior Environmental Health Officer and the Events Framework Team with project management and implementation of the Framework and in dealings with internal and external stakeholders regarding the delivery of project outcomes.

4. Provide support and coordination to ensure that project activities are aligned to DoH policies, core business functions, targets, milestones and relevant legislation, including identifying issues and supporting negotiations that improve service delivery outcomes.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

1. High level project management and organisational skills, including the ability to plan, coordinate and be responsible for several concurrent project activities while working in an environment subject to strict timeframes and change.

2. Demonstrated experience working in a regulatory assessment and compliance role; including proven expertise, knowledge, and experience in the principles of risk assessment, compliance, or legislative interpretation with a demonstrated ability to provide high level advice to a range of stakeholders and senior managers.

3. Ability to produce high quality written documentation in a variety of communication formats for a range of target audiences.

4. Highly developed interpersonal and oral communication skills, including the ability to build productive relationships with staff, management, and key stakeholders, and resolve complex issues by providing options and solutions.

5. Understanding of, and a demonstrated commitment to, a team approach, together with demonstrated capacity to exercise independent judgment and initiative.

Contact person

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Helena Bobbi via email Helena.bobbi@health.tas.gov.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

The Department of Health is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of patients, clients and the Tasmanian community through a sustainable, high quality and safe health system. We value leading with purpose, being creative and innovative, acting with integrity, being accountable and being collegial.
The Department seeks to provide an environment that supports safe work practices, diversity and respect, including with employment opportunities and ongoing learning and development. We value the diverse backgrounds, skills and contributions of all employees and treat each other and members of the community with respect. We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment or bullying in the workplace. All employees must uphold the State Service Principles and Code of Conduct which are found in the State Service Act 2000. The Department supports the Consumer and Community Engagement Principles.

Applications close at 11.55 pm (TAS time), 27 November, 2021

environmental health officer - city of launceston

The City of Launceston, an award winning Employer of Choice, is currently seeking to fill the position of Environmental Health Officer. We know that it is important for people to work in an organisation that provides more than just a job. Meaningful work, the capacity to balance life's priorities and the opportunity to develop and grow professionally and personally are recognised as fundamental needs for our workforce. We offer our employees a stimulating and creative work environment, plus a host of attractive and progressive benefits.

Job application closing date

3.00 pm Wednesday 8 December 2021

Location

Launceston, TAS

Job type

Permanent Full-Time

Salary/Remuneration

$80,899 - $92,135 (inclusive of super)

Duties/ Responsibilities

The Environmental Health team creates and maintains a healthy and sustainable environment for our community through the promotion and protection of public and environmental health.

The role of the Environmental Health Officer (EHO) is to protect and improve public and environmental health by delivering and enforcing the statutory food, public and environmental health risk and evidence based programs, to ensure Council meets its responsibilities under legislation, and to provide the community with a health supportive environment.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

  • Qualified to accept authorisations and delegations as an Environmental Health Officer in Tasmania and experience working as an EHO.
  • Understanding of court practices and procedures, and ability to interpret state legislation, regulation and council by-laws and policies
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve targets whilst being resilient, flexible and being able to cope with change in a shifting environment
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Good computer skills and ability to learn corporate software programs
  • Immunised against Tetanus and Hepatitis B essential. Immunised against Hepatitis A and Whooping Cough preferable.
  • Current driver's licence

Further Information

Your application should include a Cover Letter, your current Resume and a statement addressing the highlighted Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description section of the Employment Information Pack. You must address the highlighted Selection Criteria to be eligible for interview

Contact person

Michelle Ogulin, Team Leader Environmental Health ph 03 6323 3617 or
David Mullenger, Manager Health and Compliance ph 03 6323 3379 contactus@launceston.tas.gov.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close at 3.00 pm on 08 December 2021

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