First listed on: 05 March 2018

Environmental Health Officer

Employment Type:
 Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Environmental Health Off
Remuneration: 59456 - 96881
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ22664

What you'll be doing
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is committed to improving the care provided to our patients in line with our vision of“working together to improve the health and wellbeing of our community”.    

This position is part of a team of public health practitioners and integrated service teams who plan, develop, implement and evaluate environmental health education and health risk, vessel sanitation, and enforcement programs and activities to protect the public from physical, chemical, biological and radiological agents in the environment which may adversely impact on human health.  There is a focus on working with the EPA and Local Government Authorities within the South Eastern Sydney LHD.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Applicants invited to attend an interview will need to complete the SESLHD Pre-Employment Health Declaration Form in addition to the recruitment documentation forms required as part of their application.

  1. A degree in Environmental Health or equivalent to permit authorisation as an Environmental Health Officer (EHO).
  2. Sound knowledge of the Public Health Act 2010, Smoke-free Environment Act 2000 and the Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2008, associated Regulations and policies.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member and independently with minimal supervision.
  4. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including familiarity and competence with PCs and office programs.
  5. Demonstrated experience as an EHO and willingness to collaborate in environmental health surveys and research.
  6. Strong interest in developing skills to participate in the Unit’s diverse environmental health program, including the Sydney Vessel Inspection program.
  7. Current NSW drivers licence (and a willingness to travel in accordance with the demands of the position).

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Applications Close: 16 March 2018

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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