Expression of Interest - Environmental Health Officer

Expression of Interest - Environmental Health Officer

The Shire of Harvey is seeking a self-motivated, qualified and experienced Environmental Health Officer to join a busy, dynamic team to carry out a wide range of environmental health related activities.

Position Requirements

To be considered for this role you will need the following:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (Environmental Health) or other formal/tertiary qualifications acceptable to the Department of Health.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of environmental health principles, legislation, standards, polices, procedures and practices and a demonstrated ability to apply these in a practical manner.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written skills and ability to follow procedures and policies as they apply to the position.
  • Support a culture of quality customer service and respond professionally to problems with appropriate solutions
  • Ability to work as an effective team member and solve problems and conflict with others.

View Position Description.

Benefits and Conditions

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government Officers’ (WA) Award 2021 with a salary payable for this position of Level 7 ($80,977 to $85,113) per annum depending on qualifications and experience and benefits such as:

  • Superannuation of 10.5 per cent occupational superannuation from date of commencement, with an opportunity that the Shire will match an employee’s voluntary contribution to their nominated plan provided that employee contributes an amount of at least 5 per cent or 6 per cent of their own salary.
  • Full-time position, located at the Harvey Administration Building.
  • Four weeks paid annual leave, with 4 weeks including 17.5 per cent leave loading
  • One rostered day off is available after every 19 working days. Rostered days off cannot be accumulated.
  • Free membership to the Leschenault Leisure Centre, the Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre and the Dr Peter Topham Memorial Swimming Pool.   
  • Prior to appointment, the Officer will be required to undertake a medical examination with a Doctor of choice at Shire’s cost.  The appointment to the position is not confirmed until a medical is completed including Shire’s standard questionnaire and accepted in accordance with Shire Policy.
  • A Police Clearance will be required to be provided to the Shire prior to confirmation of appointment not more than three months old, at the Shire’s cost.

How to Apply

Please submit an online application using the Apply Now link below. As part of your online application form you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and respond to application questions.

Applicants should address the Selection Criteria contained in the Position Description. These criteria are used to determine which applicant is best able to perform the duties of the position.

Supporting documents should be saved in PDF or Word (.doc) format (applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed)

Specific queries related to the position should be referred to the Manager Environmental Health Services, Mark Chadwick on (08) 9729 0370.

The Expression of Interest will remain open until the position has been filled.

The Shire of Harvey is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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