EOI - Environmental Health Officer

Job Description

Expression of Interest - Environmental Health Officer

Council are seeking expressions of interest for a permanent full time Environmental Health Officer to contribute to Council’s success.

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity, 9-day fortnight
  • Supportive workplace culture 
  • Make a beneficial impact to public health and environmental sustainability

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to effectively and efficiently monitor and assess the level of public health and environmental protection within the community, to ensure compliance with applicable standards.

You will bring: 

  • Degree in Environmental Health (or a related discipline) together with relevant experience, knowledge and skills. 
  • Eligible to become a member of Environmental Health Australia. 
  • Knowledge of, and experience in interpreting and applying relevant legislation, Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable working with a diverse range of customers. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
  • Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems. 

Why work for GRC?

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees. 
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution. 
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance. 
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

The commencement salary will depend on the successful applicant’s qualifications, experience and competencies, graduate progression may apply.

University students currently studying a relevant degree are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date

There is no set closing date as Council will review applications periodically and will withdraw the advert once the position has been filled.