Environmental Health Officer

12 Month Full Time Fixed Term Contract with monthly RDO

Commencing salary $73,399 p.a. + super

The Hepburn Shire Council is ideally situated within easy access to Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo. Renowned for its relaxed lifestyle and spectacular scenery the area is fast becoming a popular haven for culture, food and wine.

Council has an exciting opportunity for an individual experienced and passionate about enhancing the physical environment for residents and clients within the shire to be appointed to the role of Environmental Health Officer based in Daylesford on a fixed term contract.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • To enhance the physical environs for residents and clients of Hepburn Shire via the administration of Acts and Regulations pertaining to public health.
  • To implement quality and cost efficient service delivery to target groups within the Shire.
  • To ensure the effective and efficient administration of relevant Council policies and environmental health legislation;
  • To actively participate in a multi-disciplinary development team and;
  • To support the integration of planning and development approvals processes.

To be successful you will possess:

  • Relevant experience as a qualified Environmental Health Officer.
  • Proficient in the operation of computers and other electronic officer equipment.
  • Proven ability to schedule and coordinate work programs across a range of activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to set goals and objectives and to undertake projects designated to achieve the chose results.
  • Ability to manage time, set priorities and plan and organise own work and that of the team to achieve specific and set objectives within set timeframes despite conflicting pressures. Demonstrated time management skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in applying relevant legislation.
  • Membership of or eligibility to be a member of the Environmental Health Professionals Australia.
  • Ability to demonstrate and display the Hepburn Shire Council Values – Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Trust and Fun.

To Apply:

To apply, please submit your application through SEEK here. 

Applications are to include a:  

  1. Cover letter;
  2. Resume; and
  3. Statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined above.

A position description and further information can be obtained at the Council’s web page www.hepburn.vic.gov.au

Should you have any difficulties submitting your application online, please email your application to employmentapplications@hepburn.vic.gov.au.

For a confidential discussion call Justin Fiddes, Manager Planning on 03 5321 6458.

Closing date:  Sunday 21 February 2016

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