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We are on the lookout for a meticulous Environmental Health Officer to join our stellar team at South Burnett Regional Council in Nanango, Toowoomba & Darling Downs QLD.
Growing your career as a Full time Environmental Health Officer is an awesome opportunity to develop relevant skills.
If you are strong in analysis, innovation and have the right initiative for the job, then apply for the position of Environmental Health Officer at South Burnett Regional Council today!

About the Business

South Burnett Regional Council is one of the largest employers within the region, with offices and depots located in Kingaroy, Nanango, Wondai, Murgon, Proston and Blackbutt.

Council recognises our key role we play within the community and the services we provide to our ratepayers & public members. We understand our duty to provide excellent customer service at the forefront of all our processes and services, to all stakeholders.

Council is comprised of four (4) Departments: Executive Services... Liveability, Finance & Corporate, and Infrastructure. These Departments consist of multiple branches to ensure we provide efficient services and accurate information to our community. We believe our staff are our greatest asset in achieving objectives. With approximately 330 employees, Council takes a proactive approach towards recruitment and retention of high-calibre employees.

Further our commitment to our staff we pride ourselves on developing our staff members through our learning and development policy and procedure. Annual Employee Development Reviews are undertaken to ensure our staff are continuously developing.

Council is committed to providing a workplace that is safe and without risk to the health and safety of all employees, contractors, volunteers, work-experience students, visitors, and members of the public. We have a adopted a Zero Harm Strategy to promote safety within the organisation. We recognise the importance of developing and maintaining healthy and safe working conditions in all workplaces and the importance of keeping the work health and safety practices in these workplaces under constant review.

South Burnet Regional Council are committed to establishing a harmonious and sustainable workforce. This is achieved by adhering to equitable recruitment practices and equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, or sexual orientation.

About the Region

The South Burnett Region is ideally situated just 2 - 3 hours' drive to Brisbane, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast and Fraser Coast. The region is home to the stunning Bunya Mountains, where you can enjoy spectacular rainforest walks, nights by the fire in hidden chalets and the best scenic views Queensland has to offer. The South Burnett region is renowned for its great wine, gourmet foods and recreational facilities such as Lake Boondooma and Yallakool tourist parks.

About the role
• Based in Nanango
• Permanent Full Time
• $76K - $87K per annum + Allowances + Super

Council is seeking an officer to assist in providing high standards of public and environmental health outcomes through the active administration of Health Legislation, the Food Act, the Environmental Protection Legislation, Council Local Law and Policies. This position will ensure legislative compliance with the relevant Acts through complaint investigation, routine and follow up inspections, education, testing/sampling, assessment of applications, and legal action. The successful applicant will have the ability to interpret and apply State, Local and Federal legislation and Standards that relate to Environmental Health, sound level of negotiation, research, communication and interpersonal skills as well as ability to work efficiently without direct supervision, and set own goals and priorities.

Mandatory Qualifications
• Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline e.g. Bachelor of Science
(Environmental Health).
• Environmental Health experience, preferably in a local government
environment and eligibility for membership with Environmental Health
Australia would be advantageous.
• Minimum requirement of a current C Class driver’s licence.
• General Safety Induction for Construction Worker (White Card).

Desirable Qualifications
• Eligibility to obtain “Working with Children Check” (Blue Card).
• Food Safety Auditors Accreditation.

Benefits and perks

Work/Life balance (9 Day Fortnight Roster)
Up to 12% employer superannuation contribution
Access to Salary Packaging Benefits
Access to Corporate memberships
Access to Health and Wellbeing programs

Skills and experience
• *Please address the following key selection criteria items below, as part of your application**
• Ability to interpret and apply State, Local and Federal legislation and Standards that relate to Environmental Health.
• Sound level of negotiation, research, communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain positive and effective partnerships with internal and external customers.
• Ability to work efficiently without direct supervision, set own goals and priorities, monitor progress and outputs and also function as part of a team. At times you need the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
• High level of written, keyboard and computer skills including sound working knowledge of MS Office Suite, and the ability to become proficient in corporate software programs.

Lodging your application

Please make sure your application includes:
• A cover letter including statements addressing the key selection criteria.
• Current resume.
• Copies of your tickets, licences and qualification that are listed on the position description.

Please note, seek only has the option to provide two attachments, one being your cover letter and the other being your resume. In order to provide key selection criteria and copies of qualifications/ tickets, please include these into your cover letter document/ attachment.

For further information and to review the selection criteria and position description, please visit: https://www.southburnett.qld.gov.au/homepage/98/jobs-and-careers

Applications close 4:00pm Friday, 21 June 2024

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply.

For further information please contact People and Culture on (07) 4189 9100.

Benefits of working as a Environmental Health Officer in Nanango, Toowoomba & Darling Downs QLD:

● Opportunity to Make a Difference
● Company offers career progression opportunities
● Leading Industry Pay

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