Environmental Health Officer

Glenorchy is Tasmania’s fourth largest city with a population of 46,790.  The City lies on the western shore of the Derwent River, next to the City of Hobart. Glenorchy is the second biggest employment location in greater Hobart and the industrial centre for Tasmania.  Home to the world-famous Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Glenorchy also has vibrant retail and community services sectors.  Our community’s vision for the City is to be a proud city; a city of arts; of opportunity; of partnerships; a city that makes exciting things happen.We are looking for a suitably qualified Environmental Health Officer to join the team.  You will assist the Coordinator Environmental Health Services in the delivery of public and environmental health programs in the community to ensure that Council’s statutory obligations are satisfactorily met.The Candidate:  The successful applicant will have either completed or currently be undertaking the required qualifications as detailed in the Selection Criteria. Experience in the Environmental Health field within Local Government will be viewed favourably but is not critical to obtaining this position.The successful applicant will have a passion for the Environmental Health field, be able to demonstrate great interpersonal and time management skills with a passion to positively impact the health of the Local Government area.The salary point will be dependant on qualifications being obtained.Qualifications: The successful candidate will have completion of (or working towards the completion of), Bachelor of Health Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent qualifications to the satisfaction of the Tasmanian Director of Public Health with experience working as an Environmental Health Officer.Position Number: 100563Position Hours: Part-time, 45 hours per fortnight. Salary: Schedule A, Salary Point 13 $79,277.17 to $89,224.38 (pro-rata) plus 13.5% superannuation, in accordance with Glenorchy City Council’s Enterprise Agreement 2021.Please note that all successful applicants will be required to provide a current National Police Check prior to commencement of employment.For further information on this position, contact Simone Salter, Coordinator Environmental Health Services on (03) 6216 6800.How to apply:  Applications for this position must be lodged on this submission site or on the Glenorchy City Council website www.gcc.tas.gov.au - Careers page. To be considered for this role, all applicants must address the key selection criteria in the Position Description and provide a current resume.  A copy of the position description can be found by clicking the below hyperlink or on the Glenorchy City Council website. Applications close at 8pm on Sunday, 24th October 2021Position Description - Environmental Health Officer 79277 AUD Glenorchy 7010