Environmental Health Officer x2

About the Role Our Environment & Health team has an exciting opportunity for two experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated environmental health professionals to join the team. We have 1x Permanent Full-time position and 1x Temporary Full-time (12 months maternity leave cover) position. Both roles will evaluate, investigate, and research documents & reports on environmental & public health issues as an Authorised Officer under relevant legislation. As an Environment & Health Officer you will promote, monitor & implement community environmental & public health standards to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, guidelines & policies within the Shire. What you will be doing:
  • Investigate, assess, research, document & resolve customer request lodged in regards to environmental & public health issues;
  • Assess & process applications for onsite sewage management systems, operations of caravan parks including structures within caravan parks & installation of solid fuel or oil fuelled heaters;
  • Review referred development applications;
  • Provide specialist assessment of technical reports & documents – acoustic reports, onsite disposal of effluent, contamination and the like;
  • Prepare standards, codes, information & fact sheets on various public health & environmental matters;
  • Develop & promote community health & environmental educational materials & programs.
About you: To be successful in this role you will have:
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Science or similar discipline;
  2. Hold qualifications that enable authorisation by Council under the Local Government Act, Public Health Act, Food Act & Protection of the Environment Operations Act and all relevant legislation;
  3. Experience with technical matters relating to Environmental Health;
  4. A minimum of 1 years of experience in Local Government and relevant technical expertise relating to Environmental Health;
  5. Team player contributing to achieving business unit goals/measures;
  6. Current Class C Motor Vehicle Drivers Licence.
Position details: Permanent full-time role, S1053 & Temporary full-time role (12 months), ML731 Salary: starting from $84K + Superannuation + Council Leaseback Vehicle. You can also earn a Performance Bonus (up to 2% annual salary) + Organisational Bonus (up to $2K), Learning & Development Opportunities, Active Social Club, Variable Leave, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives, Modern Office, Aquatic and Fitness membership discounts and Onsite Café. Next steps: Please review the Position Description available on Council’s Careers Page and submit your application online at www.thehills.nsw.gov.au .by 5pm on 24 January 2023. As applications will be processed upon receipt, early submission is encouraged. Please reach out to the HR Team at [email protected] if you require any assistance with submitting your application or require further information about the role or the organisation. Working with us: At The Hills Shire Council, we live our values of Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty, Leadership and Safety through the work that we perform for the Community. We are committed to a positive and supportive workplace culture where our people and customers feel respected and valued.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering Environmental, Environment, Food Technology, Medical
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:25th Jan 2023, 12:00 am


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