environmental health officer in wungong

posted
job type
temporary
salary
AU$ 37 per year
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job details

posted
location
wungong, western australia
job category
government & defence
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
salary
AU$ 37 per year
reference number
90M0365649_1540813063
phone
00 00
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job description

The Opportunity

Our client is a Local Council located in the Eastern suburbs who are looking for an experienced Environmental Health Officer to support their Environmental team on a part-time four month contract (16 hours per week).

Duties

  • Contribute to the provision of a high standard of services which support and improve health in the community.
  • Ensure that statutory requirements, and, where applicable, Council policies relating to health, meet with compliance.
  • Ensure a responsible and professional high standard of advice and public relations on health matters to the public in person, by telephone and in written correspondence.
  • Provide advice, information and assistance to other departments to ensure that proper attention is given to matters of public health significance.

Skills

  • Developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relate to all sections of the community.
  • Ability to empathise with members of the public and liaise with community members and conflict resolution.
  • Sound time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to provide clear advice and assistance on matters of a technical and specialised nature.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Sound computer skills.

Knowledge

  • Sound knowledge of Council and Department workplace procedures, programs and policy.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Health Legislation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent qualifications acceptable to the Executive Director of Public Health.
  • Current "C" Class Drivers Licence.
  • Appointment as Authorised Person and Inspector (Noise) under the Environmental Protection Act or eligibility for such appointment.
  • Eligibility for membership of Environmental Health Australia.

Desirable

  • Formal qualifications or training in HACCP and/or Auditing of Food Safety Plans.
  • Additional qualifications or formal studies in Health Sciences, Environmental Science, Pollution Control, Food Sciences and Technology, Management, Education or Sociology.

Apply

The successful candidate needs to be ready to hit the ground running and will be rewarded with an excellent rate of pay and an immediate start.

If you are interested, apply now. For more information contact Tanya Maxwell at Randstad on 08 9320 1600.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

admin, administration, administrators, government, local government, customer service, business support, environment, environmental health officers, health officer, public health

qualification

Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent qualifications

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification