Employment Opportunity - Graduate Environmental Health Officer


Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Environmental Health/Ranger Services   Division: Regulatory Services - Environmental Health

Level 4 - $75,818.22 + $18,831.28 Port Hedland Allowance

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

This graduate role will be available with the Town for a 2-year fixed term opportunity. This role is predominantly responsible for implementing Council’s regulatory role under the Food Act, Public Health Act, Environmental Protection Act and other subsidiary legislation. Under the supervision of the Senior Environmental Health Officer, the position is also required to provide technical advice on environmental management, development, registered activities and to implement the Town’s mosquito management plan. For more details on the role please view the position description linked below. 

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health)
  • Sound knowledge of water sampling techniques, microbiology and food safety hazards
  • National Police Clearance
  • Current manual drivers licence
  • Rights to work in Australia

Employee Benefits

In addition to the salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Housing and relocation assistance
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Wellness program (includes free gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Trinity Burlas on 9158 9367 or our Human Resources team at hr@porthedland.wa.gov.au

The Town reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

Applications close 11:45pm Wednesday 8th December 2021

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 20200715_PD_Graduate Environmental Health Officer.pdf

Posted on Nov 24 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Wed, 8 Dec 2021 23:45:00

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