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Environmental Health Officer

Surf Coast Shire Council

Geelong, Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 27/09/2017

Job Category:

Science & Technology / Environmental

Job description:

Temporary Full Time
(Maternity Leave Replacement, commencing November 2017 for up to 13 months)
$82,272 (plus 9.5% Super) & RDOs

Council’s Environmental Health Unit requires an enthusiastic, experienced professional with a high standard of customer service to provide, promote and maintain Environmental Health Services through regulation, education and health related programs. The successful applicant will be required to conduct food safety inspections, conduct septic tank assessments, conduct and report on public health investigations and assist with the delivery of immunisation sessions.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma of Applied Science/Environmental Health or similar qualification as declared by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a team philosophy and a willingness to participate in continuous improvement of work practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to relate to people both internally and externally to the organisation.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • An understanding of Council’s Environmental Health service’s roles, responsibilities and programs delivered by the Unit.
  • Commitment to participate in the development, implementation and management of health promotion activities and/or initiatives.
  • Current Drivers Licence

Position description is available from our website.

Applications addressing the selection criteria are to be sent online or by post to:

Adam Devereux, Human Resources
Surf Coast Shire Council
PO Box 350, Torquay Vic 3228