Environmental Health Officer

Job No: MEL1
Location: MELTON

Full Time Permanent Position

Salary Range $84,067 - $91,546 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs, and we want you to enjoy the benefits that best work for you and your stage of life. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and countless opportunities for professional and personal development. You'll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne's fastest growing municipalities. 

The Opportunity

The Environmental Health team is looking for an experienced Environmental Health Officer to proactively protect public health for the City of Melton, administering responsibilities under the Food Act 1984, the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, the Environmental Protection Act 1987 and other public health legislation.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Process applications and approvals and assist with administration of permits and premises registered with Council pursuant to relevant legislation.
  • Conduct inspections and take enforcement action as required to ensure compliance.
  • Generate relevant documentation and assist with initiating legal proceedings as directed in relation to breaches within areas of responsibility.
  • Work with the Environmental Health team to establish positive communications with the general public and educate, promote and assist with the need for compliance with the various statutes, legislation and local laws.
  • Conduct Tobacco Act education visits and assist with test purchasing program as required.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health, suitable to work as an Environmental Health Officer in Victoria
  • Relevant experience working in as an Environmental Health Officer in local government
  • You will be highly organised with a can do, proactive attitude and enjoy working as part of a high performing team
  • Ability to work after hours as required

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: “a thriving community where everyone belongs” and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant Melton. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture 

Benefits

There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council:

  • 19 Day Month
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives 
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity-staff-benefits.applynow.net.au/.

How To Apply

For further information about the position, please contact Adele Sarrou, Environmental Health Officer on 9747 7336.

Apply by filling out the application and addressing the key selection criteria below. 

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 29 January 2021.

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we're committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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Shaping a City for the future

It's never been a better time to make your home in Melton. Work with Melton City Council and you'll be able to work close to home, away from the traffic on a day-to-day basis but still within easy reach of the city for the big weekend events like the footy, the theatre, or just a night on the town.

You can have the lifestyle you always wanted in Melton with large green areas of open space, heritage listed architecture in our Town Centre, and more and more cafes, restaurants, schools and services moving in every day. It's a great place to live and an even better place to work.

Our vision for our community is to be: "a thriving community where everyone belongs" and that means there's a place here for you too. Council has a diverse and vibrant team serving our diverse and vibrant community and we'd love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

Our future is going to be big and bright. We are set to become the fastest growing municipality in Melbourne so we're getting ahead of the game by advocating for the provision of state-of-the-art educational facilities, health infrastructure, public transport and roads. There are many exciting opportunities at the City of Melton and we'd love to welcome you to our team.

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