Environmental Health Officer

Environmental Health Officer – F220186$84,019 per annum (plus entitlements)The Position This is a multifaceted and dynamic role that is responsible for providing assistance to the Principal Environmental Health Officer in performing duties and undertaking actions in relation to the legislation requirements that Environmental Health encompass. This role is responsible for, but not limited to:
  • Coordinating the annual licensing program including issuing invoices, renewal applications, annual licences and taking appropriate action for non-payment of annual licence fees.
  • Providing technical advice to members of the public and other stakeholders on various environmental health issues.
  • Assessing various health applications and applying appropriate public/environmental health conditions.
  • Inspections of food business premises, and other health approved businesses, in accordance with delegated authority, statutory obligations and operational procedures.
  • Undertaking food and water sampling including recreational/potable water, aquatic facilities, LHAAC Coordinated Sampling Project and taking appropriate action when required.
  • Undertaking assessments of building and development applications to determine compliance with relevant health and environmental legislation, as required by the Principal EHO.
  • Liaising with the Events Administration Officer, Community Groups and Event Organisers to ensure public events are conducted safely and in accordance with all relevant legislation.
  • Contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of environmental health programs, projects and services.
The Person The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
  • Substantial progression towards, or a recent graduate of a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Health) or other relevant qualification.
  • Understanding of the Food Act 2008, Food Regulations 2009 and knowledge of other relevant legislation, subsidiary legislation, local laws and standards.
  • Proven, well-rounded communication skills, which encompass all facets of effective communication.
  • Developed organisational, time management, investigative, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Health) or other qualification, as acceptable to the Chief Executive Officer, and eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Officer in accordance with section 122 (1) of the Food Act 2008 (desirable).
  • Knowledge in gathering, recording and reporting information and data (desirable).
  • Experience working in an Environmental Health Area (desirable).
  • Knowledge of requirements relating to the management of a small community drinking water supply (desirable).
NOTE:  Study assistance may be available to the right applicant.    Assistance with securing rental accommodation may be available to the right applicant. To Apply Applicants must have appropriate working rights in Australia, no sponsorship arrangements will be entered into. Well what are you waiting for? Jump on to www.manjimup.wa.gov.au for all the information about the position and how to apply. You can also find information on the Shire of Manjimup and the benefits of the local community. To get further information, including the position description, please contact Paula Orr, Human Resources Manager, by phone (08) 9771 7751 or email [email protected]Closing Date: 5.00pm Wednesday 30 November 2022 
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Architecture, Design and User Experience, Engineering
  • Locations:
    Western Australia, Perth,
  • Closing Date:30th Nov 2022, 12:00 am


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