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Environmental Health Officer

Division: Planning & Place

Business Unit: Environmental Compliance

Title: Environmental Health Officer, Permanent - Full-time Role, 35 hours per week

Salary Range: $91336.89 to $106148.3 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences). This position also offers a full private use vehicle.

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council strives to deliver the highest quality services to our community. Join us and you’ll be part of a tribe of people committed to promoting sustainable growth, leading the community, protecting our environment and creating a great future for the Northern Beaches.


Reporting to the Team Leader Environmental Health, the role of the Environmental Health Officer is to enforce legislation and policy to ensure Northern beaches Council provides best practice compliance services to conserve and enhance the environment of the area for the health and amenity of residents.

The Environmental Health Officer: 

  • provides a high quality investigation service in a number of areas, such as (but not limited to): food safety, public health, unhealthy conditions, pollution incidences (air, land, water, noise, asbestos), offensive odour, sewerage overflow and storm water
  • issues appropriate notices, orders, penalty infringement notices and undertake prosecutions in accordance with legislation and Council policy in the event of non-compliance
  • actively promotes and supports the communities’ involvement in assisting Council in the performance of its functions
  • provides advice to the community in relation to activities carried out and Council’s responsibilities in those areas
  • provides the proactive environmental protection and public health routine inspection programs in food safety, skin penetration, legionella control, on-site sewage management systems, erosion and sediment control and Environmental audits
  • assists the Environmental Health Team Leader in achieving team objectives and performance standards.


Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Max Payne on 02 8495 5263 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 10/08/2022
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Environmental, Environment, Food Technology, Medical

  • Locations:

    New South Wales,

  • Closing Date:10th Aug 2022, 12:00 am


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