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Environmental Health Officer

The Opportunity
As our Environmental Health Officer, you will be responsible for managing environmental protection and public health in consultation with the community, government agencies and other sections of Council. In this role you will undertake programmed and reactive inspections and manage compliance to legislation for public health, on-site sewage management, swimming pools, environmental protection and food safety. A key component of your role will involve providing technical advice to internal and external stakeholders and developing and implementing policies, management plans, and programs in accordance with relevant legislation and Council procedure.


To be successful in this role you will hold a degree in Environmental Health (or related discipline/extensive experience) and have industry knowledge and experience in a range of environmental health functions including inspections, investigations and enforcement. You will have demonstrated conflict resolution and negotiation skills, and the ability to interpret legislation and apply technical knowledge for the resolution of complex matters.

It would be advantageous if you have Qualifications or experience relevant to Authorised Officers for the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, Swimming Pools Act 1992, Public Health Act 2010, or Food Act 2003.

NB: Please note previous applicants need not apply.


This is a permanent, full-time position working 35 hours per week with a salary range of $81,834 up to $90,836 per year based on demonstrated competencies + super + private leaseback vehicle.

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Flexible work options to support the balance between work and life
  • Ongoing professional development and training programs
  • Long Service Leave when you’ve been with us for 5 years
  • Additional leave entitlements including Paid Parental Leave and Health & Wellbeing Leave
  • Access to our Healthy Employee program which includes a subsidy of up to $125 per financial year and gym discounts including Fitness Passport


If after reading the role charter you have any questions, please contact Sarah Roberts, Team Leader Compliance, on 02 4934 9830.

Applications close: Sunday 17 July 2022

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, psychometric testing and criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, search ‘work with us’ on our website.


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Closed 24 days ago
Closed 24 days ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Environmental, Environment, Food Technology, Medical

  • Locations:

    New South Wales,

  • Closing Date:17th Jul 2022, 12:00 am


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