Environmental Health Officer

Job No: SSC121
Location: Sutherland Shire

Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • By providing education, advice, support and good quality customer service to ensure the wellbeing of our community
  • Sharing your passion and strong skill set in environmental health & compliance with your colleagues
  • Achieving sustainable environmental health outcomes
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Things You’ll Do:

This role is positioned within Environment Health & Building which is a business unit within Shire Planning.  Environment Health & Building encompasses Building Regulation, Compliance, Tree Management and Health Regulation.

Reporting to the Coordinator Environmental Health, this position assists to protect and improve community health and protect and enhance the environment within Sutherland Shire.

Your primary responsibility is to conduct regular monitoring of food businesses, beauty salons, and businesses conducting skin penetration, cooling towers, caravan parks, brothels, mortuaries and sewage management systems as well as the investigation and resolution of public health-related issues and assessing the public health components of development applications.

You will also enhance the environment by the investigation and resolution of air, noise and water pollution incidents, proactively undertaking environmental audits of industrial and commercial premises to ensure compliance with environmental legislation and assessing the environmental components of development applications.

 Things You’ll Be Proud Of:

  • Your contribution in making a difference for the community
  • Working for a collaborative and progressive Council
  • Having well aligned values to that of the organisation

 The Fine Print:

Apply by responding to this positions targeted questions and upload your resume.

Get your application in by 10pm: Friday, 27 November 2020

Interviews will be facilitated: Tuesday, 8 December 2020

Package:  $67,900 to $98,200 gross p.a. + an attraction allowance up to 10% for highly experienced applicants + super + parking sticker. Final total remuneration package is able to be negotiated depending on our need, experience and skills.

Hours of work: Permanent full time, 35 hrs pw, 19 day month (flexitime)

Some of our benefits include: Novated Lease options, Flexible work arrangements, Fitness Passport, corporate membership to our Leisure Centres, Employee Assistant Program, Study Assistance and annual Flu shots.

Keen To Learn More?

Click on the link to check out the Position Description.
Reach out to Michael Tanner, Coordinator Environmental Health on 9710 0354 regarding job specific questions or Selina Portlock, Talent Acquisition Advisor via sportlock@ssc.nsw.gov.au regarding the recruitment process.

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