Environmental Health Officer

Wagga Wagga City Council are seeking a motivated and driven individual, with experience in Environmental and Public Health to join the Environmental Team as Environmental Health Officer. The Environmental Health Officer is responsible for effectively working as part of the Environmental Health Team in the delivery of high-quality environmental health services. If you have tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health or related discipline, specialist knowledge and demonstrated competency in Environmental Health and legislation, then this is the position for you!
  • One (1) permanent position available.
  • Remuneration package of $3,162.46 gross per fortnight with the opportunity to progress to $3,794.95 gross per fortnight + superannuation.
  • Access to Council’s Flexible Working Arrangements.
  • Generous leave entitlements.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.
This position will be responsible for:
  • Undertake routine environmental and public health inspections including but not limited to food premises, commercial/industrial businesses, on-site sewage systems, skin penetration, hairdressers, cooling towers and unhealthy premises swimming pools in accordance with procedures.
  • Provide specialist technical expertise to internal and external customers in relation to environmental health.
  • Assess environmental and public health related development applications and construction certificates.
  • Implement environmental health programs ensuring compliance with environmental legislation and policies.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of environmental and public health related education, training and publicity programs.
  • Formulate, develop, present, implement, update and improve ongoing standard operating procedures and processes in respect to matters related to Environmental Health.
  • Assist in sharps management program.
  • Investigate complaints on health-related issues including food borne illness outbreaks.
  • Initiate and conduct environmental health impacts and risk assessments.
  • Respond to disasters and emergency situations where public health is at risk.
  • Action customer service requests in accordance with approved service levels.
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, statistics and presentations.
As the successful applicant, you will hold the following:
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the role such as Bachelor of Science (Environmental Health) or related discipline.
In accordance with Work Health and Safety legislation, the successful applicant is required to be vaccinated for Q-Fever, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B and will be asked to provide evidence of this. What is next? Applications close Sunday, 26 February 2023 at 11.59pm AEDST with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 6 March 2023. If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Sharomi Dayanand on 02 6926 9345 or 0417 692 796. As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position. Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and wellbeing of all people within our workplace. Please note that the successful applicant will be required to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment with Wagga Wagga City Council or provide evidence of an authorised medical exemption. For more information and to apply, please visit https://wagga.pulsesoftware.com/Pulse/jobsCouncil is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, veterans, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering Environmental, Environment, Food Technology, Medical
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  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
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  • Closing Date:27th Feb 2023, 12:00 am

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