Environmental Health Officer

  • Permanent full-time position available NOW!
  • Are you starting out in the Environmental Health Field ? Have recently graduated from University?  or are seeking a new challenge working with a friendly and cohesive team in a fast paced working environment?
  • We are looking for an effective communicator, who is innovative, flexible and enthusiastic
  • Salary of $73K- $86K + annual performance based increase + Super + 35 hour a week flexible working arrangement + leaseback vehicle

About Us:

The Burwood Council area is a hub of Inner West Sydney and is identified as a Strategic Centre by the NSW State Government. It is a cosmopolitan destination showcasing a thriving business and retail centre with a strong and vibrant future.

Our progressive community enjoys well designed public spaces, inclusive cultural events, intriguing laneways with impressive public art and an enviable restaurant and café scene.

At Burwood our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Community Strategic Plan 2036

Read on further if you would like to join us

Your Position:

The Environmental Health Officer will carry out health and environmental inspections performing a regulatory role whilst taking a proactive approach to public health and environmental improvements.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:-

  • Conducting routine assessments of all regulated premises within the LGA including Retail Food Premises, Cooling Towers, Skin Penetration Premises, Boarding Houses, Hair and Beauty Salons, Underground Petroleum Storage Systems for Service Stations and Restricted Premises
  • Investigating and enforcing public health and environmental breaches relating to relevant legislation
  • Providing technical advice in relation to proposed development applications
  • Working closely with other teams at Council including the Compliance Investigation Officers

To be successful in this role you will have:-

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health); or equivalent Tertiary Qualification
  • An understanding and working knowledge of the relevant Legislation and Acts applicable to the regulatory function of this role
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Well-developed time management and organisational skills
  • Class C NSW Drivers licence
  • Sound knowledge of and capacity to implement EEO, WH&S, Ethical Work Practices and Cultural Diversity Principles

Key Requirements

  • COVID 19 vaccination for all employees (2 Vaccines)
  • Willingness to complete a National Police History Check
  • Willingness to complete a pre-employment health assessment (Where applicable)
  • Current Driver's Licence
  • Local Government working experience an advantage

Culture & Benefits

  • Flexible/Hybrid working options
  • Flexi time/Rostered Day Off arrangements
  • Health & Well-being initiatives (ie flu vaccinations, skin checks, yoga, Fitness Passport membership)


Further information regarding this role can be found in the Position Description or please contact Martin Jenner Manager Community Safety on (02) 9911-9892.

How to apply: 

Please click on “Apply for this position” and follow the steps.

Applications are to include a resume and answers to the 3 online questions.

 Closing date: 

Wednesday 1 March 2023 @ 11:30 pm

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering Environmental, Environment, Food Technology, Medical
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:1st Mar 2023, 12:00 am


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