Environmental Health Officer – 2173

Position: Environmental Health Officer

Start: ASAP

Location: Maitland

We have an exciting 3 Month opportunity with our government client for an experienced Environmental Health Officer in Maitland.


Key accountablilities:

Provide high level customer service throughout the investigation, assessment and management of compliance activities including but not limited to environmental protection, swimming pool barriers, public nuisance, public health & food safety.

  • Provide statutory services, remain current with requirements, and monitor compliance with relevant functions under the following legislation and associated regulations, including but not limited to:
      • Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
      • Food Act 2003
      • Local Government Act 1993
      • Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997
      • Public Health Act 2010
      • Swimming Pools Act 1992
  • Provide high quality technical advice to internal and external stakeholders through the timely completion of referrals and requests and the preparation of reports as required.
  • Investigate, manage and resolve requests in consultation with the community, government agencies and other sections of the business as appropriate.
  • Negotiate appropriate solutions in disputes within the parameters of existing legislation, policies and the delegations of the position to resolve issues without resorting to litigation where possible
  • Prepare appropriate statutory notices and orders for service, with supporting compilation of evidence such as statements, photographs and the monitoring of results.
  • Prepare and present evidence as the client representative to the Local Court, Land and Environment Court or other Courts as required.
  • Develop and/or deliver relevant education programs in relation to compliance activities, environmental protection, public health and food safety.


Essential Requirements:

  • Degree qualifications in Environmental Health or related discipline or an equivalent combination of contemporary experience and education and/or training.
  • Contemporary industry knowledge and demonstrated experience in environmental protection, swimming pool barriers, on-site sewage management, local government, public health, food safety, and related legislation.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and negotiation skills, and the ability to interpret legislation and apply technical knowledge for the resolution of complex matters.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a productive member of a multi-disciplinary team to contribute to the fulfilment of team goals.
  • Class C drivers licence

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Job code: 2173

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