Trainee or Graduate Environmental Health Officer

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee (currently studying in a relevant course) OR a recent Graduate (having graduated within the last 12 months) to join the team on a temporary basis. If you are successful, you will be provided with on-going training and an opportunity to continue your career development in all aspects of public and environmental health compliance related activities in both the built and natural environment. Working with us:  We live our values of Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty, Leadership and Safety through the work that we perform for the Community. We are committed to providing a positive and supportive workplace culture where our people and customers feel respected and valued. As our newest team member, you will be assisting in the following areas:
  • Investigation, assessment and resolution of customer requests lodged regarding environmental and public health matters;
  • Undertaking inspections of businesses including activities related to public health matters such as food/skin penetration premises;
  • Assessment of S68 applications under Local Government Act such as onsite sewage management systems (operation & installation), structures within caravan parks and installation of solid fuel heaters;
  • Review of Development Applications referred with consideration given to issues on environment and public health;
  • Assessment of relevant technical reports and documents, in particular acoustic reports, onsite disposal of effluent, contamination/salinity, electromagnetic radiation and the like;
  • Preparing standards, codes, information and fact sheets on various public health and environmental health matters;
  • Development and promotion of community health and environmental educational materials and programs.
What you will bring to the role: 
  1. Enrolment in, or recently completed tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health, Environmental Science or similar discipline;
  2. Relevant knowledge of matters relating to Environmental and Public Health;
  3. Be a team player with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to analyse problems and find solutions;
  4. Current Class C Motor Vehicle Licence.
Benefits of working with us:Trainee Role Salary starting from $59.5k per annum + Superannuation (paid weekly) ORGraduate Role  Salary starting from $70.5k per annum + Superannuation (paid weekly) You will also have access to Learning & Development Opportunities, Active Social Club, Modern Office, Variable Leave days, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives, Onsite Café and Free Undercover Parking. Next steps: Please review the Position Description and submit your application on Council’s Careers Page [www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/careers] by 5pm on 21 May 2024. Please clearly outline in your application what you understand by the term ‘Environmental Health’. As applications are processed upon receipt, early submission is encouraged.Offers of employment will be subject to following pre-employment checks: Psychometric Testing, Reference Checks, Identity Check, Medical checks (including Drug and Alcohol Screening), Criminal History and Working with Children Check (where required).
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
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  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
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  • Closing Date:22nd May 2024, 12:00 am

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