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Environmental Health Officer - Permanent and Max Term Contract opportunities

Position Full Title Environmental Health Officer 

Employment Type: Permanent, Temporary, Maximum Term Contract

Position Summary Salary from $80,352* to $90,062* plus 9.5% Superannuation

Multiple Permanent opportunities Max Term Contract up until 30 June 2021 *

Salary is inclusive of a $3000 above award payment.


Together we Make the Difference

Currently our Health and Wellbeing team are seeking a number of individuals who have great communication skills, enjoy investigating customer issues to improve the health outcomes for our Community.

How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne

In the role of Environmental Health Officer for the City of Melbourne, you will play a pivotal part within the Health and Wellbeing team that is proactive, responsible and effective in maintaining and delivering professional high quality customer service in the public and environmental health space.

You will be required to administer responsibilities under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, Food Act 1984 and other public health legislation, together with Branch and Corporate policies in order to meet desired outcomes.

Furthermore you will assist in the formulation of specific Branch policies and participate in the implementation and creation of relevant projects so as to provide a more pro-active approach towards public health and environmental issues.

This role does require you to work non-standard hours as required and you will require a current Victorian driver’s licence.

If you consider yourself to be a motivated self-starter, strong team player and have a positive outlook – we want to hear from you!

You can bring… (Selection criteria)

Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence.

Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent including eligibility to be a member of Environmental Health Australia.

Proven ability to work as an effective team member, input into team processes, actively and positively contributes to team goals, and demonstrates positive behaviours and attitudes within the team environment. Demonstrated ability to apply relevant legislation and corporate procedures and policies.

High level understanding of customer service principles and practice, and demonstrated ability to apply those principles to internal and external customer interaction.

Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with all levels of staff, the general public, and commercial and professional stakeholders.

Working knowledge of computer office systems and packages.

Proven ability to work in a time pressured environment, meeting multiple deadlines with a high level of initiative, motivation and innovation.

Ability to work non-standard hours as required.

By joining us, you will become part of a remarkable team who work in a constructive and inclusive culture to shape the future of this city. Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.

To view the physical requirements of this position, please see below under Position Information.

How to apply… As part of the online application form you are required to: attach your resume attach a separate cover letter (no more than one page) respond to the following application questions, which will appear as part of the application form:

1. Please indicate your employment preference ie: permanent, max tern contract or both.

2. Please indicate your availability to commence in the role

3. What are your salary expectations? Please address your covering letter to Nandor Kovacs, Team Leader Health Inspections.

Applications will be accepted up until 11:45pm Wednesday 20 January 2021.

The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.

For those interested in working with us, the City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits.

If you have any questions, or for more information, please contact

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City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community.

Position Information: Please refer to the attachments for the requirements of this position

Job Code
Reference: 17620
City of Melbourne
Branch: Health and Wellbeing, Location: Council House 1, 200 Little Collins Street
Victoria, 3000
03 9658 8803
City of Melbourne - Inherent Physical Requirements profile - Type 17.pdf
Applications Close
20 January 2021