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Environmental Health Officer

Applications close 27/10/2019

  • Salary: $86,710 to $93,907 per annum + Monthly ADO + Vehicle + Superannuation
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fantastic benefits, vehicle, wellbeing programs, monthly ADO, great location, training & more!
Located along the banks of the Yarra, The City of Stonnington is a vibrant and diverse municipality. With a population exceeding 100,000 residents and covering an area of 25km2 Stonnington has a variety of parks, gardens, cultural centres and a highly impressive range of shopping strips and amazing restaurants.

As an Environmental Health Officer, part of your responsibilities will include:
- Undertaking assessments and approval of applications for plans, new registrations, transfers of registered premises, health premises, prescribed accommodation premises, Domestic Grey Water Treatment Systems and Temporary Food Premises
- Investigating and taking appropriate action to resolve complaints regarding registered food premises, premises registered under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act, unregistered prescribed accommodation and rooming houses, nuisance conditions and breaches of the Environment Protection Act and breaches of the Tobacco Act
- Providing advice and information on prevention and control of infectious diseases, responding to and investigating notifications, single incidents and outbreaks of food borne and other infectious diseases, monitoring public swimming pools and spas and undertaking activities to support public health measures.

To ensure a consistent and professional approach to Environmental Health Services, we’re looking or a candidate with:
- A Bachelor of Health Science (Public and Environmental Health) with relevant experience in the Environmental Health field within a Local Government setting
- Eligibility for membership to Environmental Health Practitioners Australia, current WWCC and a drivers licence
- Detailed knowledge of the Acts and Regulations relevant to an Environmental Health Officer, and a sound understanding of the underlying principles
- Excellent interpersonal skills and time management skills

At the City of Stonnington, we recognise and reward our employees, providing ongoing training and development opportunities and putting health and wellbeing first with an award nominated Wellbeing Program. Additional benefits for this position include:
- Salary of $89,710 to $93,907 per annum + 9.5% Superannuation
- Limited private use of a Council vehicle
- A monthly accrued day off
- Priority access to council managed childcare facilities and MCH and immunisation services
- A modern and sustainable workplace with a supportive and friendly team environment.

City of Stonnington is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Be part of Stonnington. Work that matters. People who make a difference

Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Christina Foscolos on Ph: 82903322

A Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria can be found here.

Position Descriptions
PD - Environmental Health Officer - Perm FT - Various - October 2019.pdf


The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.