Vacancies

irector, Communicable Disease COntrol, ACT Health

Environmental Health Officer, City of Greater Geelong

Environmental Health OfficeR, Darling Downs Public Health Unit, Toowoomba

environmental health officer (health manager level 2) - nsw health

Executive Officer, Environmental Health Australia (NSW) Inc

Environmental Health Officer, Lake Macquarie City Council

Environmental Compliance Officer, Lake Macquarie City Council

Environmental Health Officer - Gladstone Regional COuncil

Environmental Health Officer, Australian Army Reserves


Director, Communicable Disease Control, ACT Health

The ACT Health Directorate (ACTHD) is responsible for the stewardship of the health system in the ACT. ACTHD provides a strong policy and population health capability based on a foundation of world-leading health and medical research. ACTHD develops strategies and sets the direction to ensure that services meet community needs and expectations, deliver improved health outcomes, and that the health system is innovative, effective, and sustainable now and in the future.

Job application closing date Sunday 2 October 2022
Location

Canberra (ACT)

Job type

Permanent Full Time

Salary/Remuneration

$135,355 - $152,377 plus superannuation (Health Professional Level 5)

Duties/ Responsibilities

Communicable Disease Control (CDC) is a multidisciplinary section within HPS including nurses, epidemiologists, public health professionals and administrative officers. CDC is responsible for a range of functions aimed at minimising the harm caused by the spread of communicable diseases in our community. CDC has three units:
- The Disease Surveillance Unit;
- The Immunisation Unit and
- The Infection Control Unit.

The Director, HRFR will be responsible for leading a team of regulatory and healthcare professionals to carry out regulatory education, licencing, monitoring and surveillance and enforcement actions under the Public Health Act 1997, Radiation Protection Act 2006 including related codes of practice. The Director will also be responsible for leading and implementing change to assist in the development of a risk based regulatory framework.

The Director will:

• Provide high quality leadership to the section, including development of strategic direction.
• Develop a strong, risk-based procedures for the regulation of licenced healthcare facilities undertaking public health risk procedures.
• Direct and manage the implementation and enforcement of ACT public health legislation.
• Manage continual review and improvement of the healthcare facility, radiation protection and infection control radiation frameworks.
• Lead change within the section to deliver risk-based regulatory programs and robust decision making.
• Plan, direct and coordinate the human and financial resources associated with the operation of the section.
• Undertake duties appropriate to this level of classification that contribute to the Directorate.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

Professional / Technical Skills and Knowledge
• Demonstrated senior management experience, including effective change management and human resources management abilities.
• Demonstrated high level experience in implementing and developing public health regulation policies and procedures, particularly in relation to health service settings.
• Demonstrated ability to work within government processes in terms of developing, implementing and managing public health regulation frameworks.

Behavioural Capabilities
• Demonstrated ability to provide strategic leadership to multidisciplinary regulatory team.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver high quality, fit for purpose written and oral communication.
• High levels of personal initiative and accountability.
• Demonstrated commitment to work, health and safety (WH&S) and behaviours consistent with the ACT Public Service Values and Signature Behaviours.

Compliance Requirements/Qualifications
• Applicants must hold a current driver’s licence
• Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

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Contact Person Simon Waters on Simon.Waters@act.gov.au or 02 5124 9086

ACTHD supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People with Disability and people identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex or Queer (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER 2022


Environmental Health Officer, City of Greater Geelong (VIC)

At City of Greater Geelong, we are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong on Wadawurrung country such a great place to live, work and study. We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary, sustainable office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our team at the City of Greater Geelong.

Our Community is made of diverse people from all walks of life, and it’s important to us that our workforce represents and celebrates this strength. We encourage great people from all backgrounds to join us. We encourage authenticity, because inclusion makes us stronger.

If you’re excited about working together to create a Clever and Creative Greater Geelong, and joining a workplace where all people can thrive, then hit apply – we’d love to meet you! We particularly welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Job application closing date Monday 3 October 2022 @ 11.55 pm
Location

Geelong, VIC

Job type

Permanent Full Time

Salary/Remuneration

Band 6 ($88,493 - $95,456 pa)

We offer:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (16 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • corporate membership rates at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.
Duties/ Responsibilities

In this hands on role you will be working within the City’s Environmental Health team. You will be responsible for providing specialist advice to the community and administering a regulatory Environmental Health Service, ensuring compliance with legislation, policy and best practice to help protect public health.

With the growth of the Geelong region, there are a number of permanent Full Time positions available.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Processing applications and approvals for premises registered with Council pursuant to relevant legislation.
  • Conducting inspections, assessments and other surveillance activities including sampling to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Maintaining accurate and factual file notes, records and other documentation for all inspections and investigations conducted.
  • Undertaking appropriate enforcement action when non compliances are identified.
  • Establish positive communications with the general public to educate, promote and assist with the need for compliance with the various statutes, legislation and local laws.
  • Investigating and following-up infectious disease notifications including outbreaks and provide advice and information on infections disease control to the public as required.
Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced Environmental Health professional, with current knowledge of Environmental Health legislation and the ability to interpret this legislation. You will need to be able to engage with and build relationships with a diverse range of people and be confident in your ability to have difficult conversations.

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of environmental health in order to identify, analyse and deliver options for policy development and problem solving.
  • Some experience in legal proceedings, with the ability to prepare competent prosecution reports.
  • Ability to interpret, apply and clearly explain decisions in plain English, to the public and business owners.
  • Ability to work autonomously (making appropriate decisions within legislative powers of an authorised officer while achieving department goals).
  • Qualification as an Environmental Health Officer and eligibility for membership to Environmental Health Australia (EHA) or Environmental Health Professional’s Association (EHPA). Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

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Contact Person

Enquires: Graeme Blakey– Coordinator Environmental Health on ph: 03 5272 4413 and Graeme.Blakey@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

All employees who may attend a worksite or any face-to-face work-related activity will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11.55 PM ON MONDAY 3 OCTOBER 2022


Environmental Health Officer, Darling Downs Public Health Unit, Toowoomba (QLD)

Darling Downs Health's region is a large geographic area covering approximately 90,000 square kilometres. We are one of the largest employers in the region, with a diverse team of more than 5,500 staff. We deliver frontline health services across our 29 facilities and treat more than 85,000 admissions to hospital, see greater than 158,000 people through our Emergency Departments, support the birth of almost 3,000 babies and perform more than 19,000 breastscreens.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas throughout our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work culture that values and respects diversity in the workplace. We also believe that all our employees should be treated fairly, with dignity and with respect. Darling Downs Health is committed to providing a safe, secure and supportive workplace that aligns with our values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity, Innovation and Courage.

Job application closing date Tuesday 4 October 2022
Location

Toowoomba (QLD)

Job type

Permanent full time

Salary/Remuneration

HP3, $2719.80 - $3997.60 per fortnight

Duties/ Responsibilities

We are seeking an innovative Environmental Health Officer who will deliver environmental health services. You will work as part of a team to protect, promote and prevent risks to the community arising from environmental health hazards that impact the environment. You will utilise your knowledge and expertise in the interpretation and enforcement of environmental health legislation and relevant standards used in connection with environmental health practice in Queensland.

The purpose of this role is to deliver routine regulatory and non-regulatory environmental health services 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.

Provide routine advice on environmental health matters to internal and external stakeholders, commensurate with the level of experience.

The Public Health Unit is made up of four teams: Environmental Health, Communicable Diseases and Immunisation, Information Management and Administrative Support. These teams provide health protection services across both the Darling Downs Health and South West Queensland Hospital committing to our own purpose: To protect health; prevent illness and injury; and promote health and wellbeing, by working in partnership with others, across the Darling Downs and South West Queensland.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

The essential capabilities, knowledge and experience for this role are:
• Demonstrated base level of knowledge, expertise and skill to deliver routine environmental health services, including the management of public health risk associated with water.
• Demonstrated ability or ability to rapidly acquire knowledge and expertise in the interpretation and enforcement of environmental health legislation and relevant state, national and international standards used in connection with environmental health practice in Queensland.
• Demonstrated ability to provide competent clinical advice on environmental health matters and ability to participate in a single-discipline or multidisciplinary team.
• Demonstrated ability to self-manage work activities and impart professional knowledge to environmental health colleagues.
• Demonstrated commitment to continually develop environmental health practice knowledge and expertise.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

Provide a current CV or resume and a short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role to allow the panel to assess your suitability.

Click here to apply

Contact Person

For more infomation please contact Peter Boland (07) 4699 8252

Job Ad Reference: DD2209444390

Darling Downs Health values and respects diversity in the workplace and believes that all of its employees should be treated fairly and with dignity and respect. All employees of Darling Downs Health must show respect for each other, visitors, the general public and contractors by treating them fairly and objectively, ensuring freedom from discrimination, sexual harassment, racial or religious vilification, victimisation and bullying. Darling Downs Health is an inclusive organisation and encourage applicants representing all genders, ethnicities, ages, languages, sexual orientations and people with disability, family responsibilities to apply. Darling Downs Health is committed to a safe, secure and supportive workplace.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE TUESDAY 4 OCTOBER 2022


Environmental Health Officer (Health Manager Level 2), NSW Health

Sydney Local Health District is one of the fastest growing Local Health Districts in New South Wales. Our facilities and services are world class and our staff are dedicated, innovative and caring.

Job application closing date Monday 10 October 2022
Location

Camperdown, Sydney (NSW)

The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital is a major metropolitan tertiary referral hospital and a principal provider of specialist healthcare. It is one of the nation’s most respected hospitals, with a distinguished history of serving the health needs of local, statewide, national and international communities.

Job type

Permanent Full Time

38 hours per week

Salary/Remuneration

$102,640 - $121,739 per annum plus superannuation

What we can offer you (for eligible employees)…

  • Accrued Day Off (ADO)
  • Opportunity for extra tax savings through Salary Packaging
  • Novated Leasing
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Fitness Passport
  • Great education opportunities through the Centre for Education and Workforce Development
Duties/ Responsibilities

This is a general Environmental Health (EH) role within the environmental health team under relevant legislation or policies.

The Environmental Health Officer (EHO) will also be expected to undertake a tobacco compliance and education role which includes organising and implementing tobacco related programs to meet targets set by the Ministry or the Local Health District such as sales to minors testing, tobacco advertising, and smoke free environment programs. This may include inspections, surveys, education, training, evaluation, promotion and implementing legal proceedings. The officer will also be required to undertake activities outside normal business hours and participate in the PHU’s on call roster system

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

We are looking for someone who…

Has a degree or equivalent in Applied Science (Environmental Health) and/or equivalent relevant professional experience.

Has a well-developed understanding of public health and tobacco control legislation in NSW and experience in the application of the legislation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply Click here to apply
Contact Person For enquiries, please contact Jody Houston on (02) 9515 9420 or via email at Jody.Houston@health.nsw.gov.au

This is a Category A position. To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy (PD2022_030)

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. Please provide proof of booster vaccination if available.

SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE MONDAY 10 OCTOBER 2022


Executive Officer, Environmental Health Australia (NSW) Inc

Our Environment, Our Health, Your future career...? Are you interested in a career opportunity as part of a national professional association? Environmental Health Australia (EHA) is a not-for-profit organisation that represents its members, those within the profession, and those with an interest in Environmental Health. It is a National body with State associations, of which EHA (NSW) is one. The primary role for the state associations, is to provide and manage services to their members.

We currently have a fantastic and rare opportunity to join our team as the NSW Executive Officer (permanent part-time position of 22.8 hours per week/0.6 FTE), reporting to the NSW Executive board members. You will be part of a team of administration, marketing, communications, and public health professionals working to deliver our Strategic Plan’s goals and objectives. You will provide support to the NSW Board, and be a key liaison contact for the EHA (NSW) INC. Members, and the EHA National board.

Job application closing date

Applications close at 11.00 pm on Sunday 16 October 2022.

Location This position is based in Sydney, NSW
Job type

Part time (22.8 hours per week)

Salary/Remuneration

$29.00 per hour + 10.5% Superannuation

Duties/ Responsibilities

We’re looking for a candidate who is passionate, focused, and wants a chance to show what they can do. If you have relevant work experience within the administration, finance, and/or environmental health sectors, this is your opportunity to join an internationally recognised and dynamic association.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have proven experience in MYOB, website databases, payment processing, online meeting platforms (Zoom/Teams), the Microsoft Suite of products, and event planning
  • Be highly organised and motivated to achieve organisational goals, with a focus on delivering quality outcomes for our stakeholders in the environmental health sector
  • Be professional and comfortable dealing with a variety of stakeholders including senior company executives, political figures, academics, industry professionals, and student members
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to identify areas for increased efficiency and able to take the initiative.
  • Can be adaptable, flexible and able to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Have experience working with, or for, membership organisations.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply Click here to apply
Contact Person

For enquiries please contact the EHA (NSW) INC President on nswpresident@eh.org.au.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11.00 PM ON SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER 2022


Environmental Health Officer, Lake Macquarie City Council (NSW)

When you join us, you are not only part of an organisation; you are part of a future that more than 210,000 Lake Macquarie residents depend on every day. To work here is to be connected. To be part of a true community who value creativity and collaboration, wellbeing and sustainability, opportunity and diversity. Together, we believe in shaping our own future - not waiting for it.

Job application closing date

Applications close midnight, Sunday 16th October 2022.

Location This position is primarily based at LMCC’s Works Depot in Boolaroo, NSW and requires occasional field work and site visits within the Lake Macquarie region
Job type

Permanent Full Time

Salary/Remuneration

Competitive salary from $84,665 to $98,395 per annum plus industry-leading 12% superannuation.

  • Annual pay reviews and Enterprise Agreement pay increases apply
  • lease back vehicle
  • 35-hour working week
  • nine-day fortnight
Duties/ Responsibilities

The position of Environmental Health Officer is part of the Environmental Regulation and Compliance Department and collaborates with a variety of internal teams and external customers to assess, investigate, educate and report on programmed and complex environmental health and protection matters. Invitations may include, but are not limited to, public swimming pools, public nuisance, acoustic/noise issues, air and water pollution/ contamination, sewerage treatment systems, cooling towers, food safety, skin penetration and building developments.

The Environmental Health Officer collates data and information from investigations to prepare site investigation reports, provides technical advice to customers, represents Council in various forums, and delivers education and training on environmental and public health standards, responsibilities and regulations.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

Council is seeking a customer-focused, pro-active and enthusiastic professional who has outstanding organisational skills, highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to negotiate, mediate and problem-solve complex matters. Your demonstrated knowledge in environmental management, public health and protection will see you succeed in this role and positively contributing to the team. You must also meet the following criteria:

  • Degree in Environmental Health or Environmental Science, Diploma in Environmental Health, Health & Building Surveyors Certificate, or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience in the field of public health and environmental management
  • Excellent computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience working collaboratively within a team by contributing to ongoing business improvements and team work.
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply Click here to apply
Contact Person

For enquiries related to the duties of the role, please contact Jock Graham, Coordinator Environmental Compliance, on 02 4921 0306 or via email jgraham@lakemac.nsw.gov.au.

COVID-19 Candidate Update: Lake Macquarie City Council is committed to the health and safety of our valued customers, staff and community and are working in line with current public health orders and restrictions. Information is rapidly changing, and you will be updated throughout the recruitment process of any changes to the position or recruitment process, or if further information is required from you.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER 2022


Environmental Compliance Officer, Lake Macquarie City Council (NSW)

When you join us, you are not part of an organisation; you are part of a future that more than 210,000 Lake Macquarie residents depend on every day. To work here is to be connected. To be part of a true community who value creativity and collaboration, wellbeing and sustainability, opportunity and diversity. Together, we believe in shaping our own future - not waiting for it.

Job application closing date

Applications close midnight, Sunday 16th October 2022.

Location Lake Macquarie’s beautiful surrounds are the primary location for this field-based position, with the office located at LMCC’s Works Depot in Boolaroo, NSW.
Job type

Permanent Full Time

Salary/Remuneration

Competitive salary from $84,665 to $98,395 per annum plus industry-leading 12% superannuation.

Annual pay reviews and Enterprise Agreement pay increases apply

The position operates Monday to Friday on a 9-day fortnight arrangement.

Duties/ Responsibilities

The position of Environmental Compliance Officer is part of the Environmental Regulation and Compliance Department and collaborates with a variety of internal teams and external customers. The position plays an important role in the development and construction process to provide technical advice and education to Council and the community on environmental standards, particularly relating to erosion and sedimentation requirements. The position involves investigating and auditing environmental compliance, collecting data and information to prepare site investigation reports, representing Council in various forums and delivering education and training on environmental standards and regulations.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

Council is seeking a customer-focused, pro-active and enthusiastic professional who has outstanding organisational skills, highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to negotiate, mediate and problem-solve complex matters. Your demonstrated knowledge in land-use planning, building, environmental protection, environmental standards and compliance as well as public health and safety functions will see you succeed in this role and positively contributing to the team. You must also meet the following criteria:

  • Degree qualification(s) in building construction, environmental science or management, engineering, geology or another related field.
  • Sound experience in building development and/or construction operations and legislation is highly desirable.
  • Advanced report writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience in analysing and interpreting data, particularly in the field of construction or environment.
  • Experience working collaboratively within a team by contributing to ongoing business improvements and team work.
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply Click here to apply
Contact Person

For enquiries related to the duties of the role, please contact Jock Graham, Coordinator Environmental Compliance, on 02 4921 0306 or via email jgraham@lakemac.nsw.gov.au.

Lake Mac strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, refugees and people with disability. We understand the skills and attributes veterans can bring to our Council.

COVID-19 Candidate Update: Lake Macquarie City Council is committed to the health and safety of our valued customers, staff and community and are working in line with current public health orders and restrictions. Information is rapidly changing, and you will be updated throughout the recruitment process of any changes to the position or recruitment process, or if further information is required from you.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER 2022


Environmental Health Officer, Gladstone Regional Council (QLD)

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

Council is seeking to appoint two (2) Environmental Health Officers to contribute to Council’s success. One permanent full time and one maximum term full time. The full-time maximum term role is for parental leave coverage with a projected end date of Friday 30 June 2023.

Job application closing date

To be determined

Location

Gladstone (QLD)

Job type

1 permanent full time

1 maximum term full time ( until Friday 30 June 2023)

Salary/Remuneration

$88,686.45 plus super.

The commencement salary will depend on the successful applicant’s qualifications, experience and competencies, graduate progression may apply.

Duties/ Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to effectively and efficiently monitor and assess the level of public health and environmental protection within the community, to ensure compliance with applicable standards.

Qualifications/ Selection Criteria

1. Degree in Environmental Health (or a related discipline) together with relevant experience, knowledge and skills.

2. Eligible to become a member of Environmental Health Australia.

3. Knowledge of, and experience in interpreting and applying relevant legislation, Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws.

4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable working with a diverse range of customers.

5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.

6. Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.

7. Must be eligible and willing to obtain on appointment, a positive notice Working with Children Blue Card.

8. Legally able to drive a motor vehicle in Queensland.

Desirable:

1. Previous local government experience.

2. Experience in a face to face customer service setting.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

How to apply

There is no set closing date as Council will review applications periodically based on staffing requirements and will withdraw the advert once the position has been filled.

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work. First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

The commencement salary will depend on the successful applicant’s qualifications, experience and competencies, graduate progression may apply. Previous applicants need not apply.


Environmental Health Officer, Australian Army Reserves

Environmental Health Officers (EHO) are important members of the Army health strategy team. EHOs provide essential support to command (either in barracks, in the field or on operations) to maintain the health of the Australian Army.

Job application closing date

31 October 2022

Location

Multiple locations being recruited:

  • Townsville
  • Brisbane
  • Adelaide
  • Darwin

Job Type

Part-Time (Reserves)

Salary/Remuneration

Starting at $226/day (no tax deductions)

Daily rate of pay increases with rank and promotion as you progress with your ADF career.

Duties/Responsibilities

EHOs are responsible for providing effective and timely advice to Commanders and/or services in the following areas:

  • Water supply
  • Food safety
  • Facilities
  • Work health and safety
  • Pest control
  • Vector control
  • Operational health support
  • Disaster support
  • Liaison and human resources management

Military and Employment Training

EHOs will undertake the Specialist Service Officer (SSO) course, conducted at the Royal Military College, Duntroon ACT:

  • 2 modules – 9 and 16 days
  • Providing new officers with knowledge of leadership, command and control, basic military skills and ideals of officer behavior.

Qualifications/Eligibility Criteria

Essential: Applicants must have successfully completed a three-year degree in Environmental Health or hold a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health, and must also be eligible for membership with Environmental Health Australia (EHA).

Qualifications must be recognised by EHA as meeting the professional standards to practice as an EHO.

Desireable: Two years’ work experience practicing as an EHO.

Period of Service

All candidates who are appointed into the Army Reserve may undertake volunteer service until the age of 65 (Compulsory Retiring Age) subject to the requirements of the Army and suitability for further service. Members may transfer out of the active Army Reserve at any time.

Recruitment Information

All applicants applying for the Australian Defence Force will undertake medical, fitness, citizenship, and security clearance checks as part of the recruitment process.

How to Apply

There is no set closing date, however we encourage prospective applicants to reach out and make their application at their earliest convenience.

Visit www.defencejobs.gov.au and find APPLY NOW – or, reach out to our recruiter Rosalie Oblena on 02 8831 2247 or roblena@dfr.com.au.

Find out more: Defence Jobs Australia -
Environmental Health Manager

.APPLICATIONS CLOSE MONDAY 31 OCTOBER 2022


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