Environmental Health Officer - Kapiti Coast District Council

Closes : 01/12/2023

Posted : 24/10/2023

Environmental Health Officer - Kapiti Coast District Council

Environmental Health Officer 

Te Āpiha Oranga Taiao 

Reference: 398 

Full Time - Permanent 

About the role 

We are looking for an Environmental Health Officer to join our close-knit team. Ideally, you will have experience working with food safety and verifications, with businesses operating under a health licence and managing environmental health requests and complaints.  

To be successful in this position, you will have a positive can-do attitude. You will be confident working with a range of people and be quick to build relationships, both within your team and wider Kāpiti Coast District Council, and externally in the community.   

 Our ideal candidate will have: 

  • - Experience in working as an Environmental Health Officer, including verifying template food control plans. 

  • - Demonstrated ability to perform tasks of a physical nature to ensure safe performance of duties such as outdoor inspections on various sites. 

  • - Demonstrated effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills. 

  • - Effective communication skills, both oral and written. 

  • - A degree/diploma in Environmental Health Science or an equivalent relevant tertiary qualification in accordance with the Environmental Health Officers Qualifications Regulations 1993.  

A valid New Zealand Drivers’ Licence is essential for this role.  

Please find the Job Description on here[PDF 238 KB] 

About us 

Beautiful beaches and a short journey to or from Wellington make the Kāpiti Coast a great place to live and work. Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who makes a positive difference in the community we serve. To find out more about our vision and direction click on here

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Katherine McLellan, Team Leader Environment Health, Licensing and Compliance or Richard Hopkins, Manager Environmental Standards on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486. 

How to apply 

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and criminal history. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand. 

Apply here. 

*Before you apply, please ensure that you have the following documentation ready: your cover letter, CV, a copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence.  

Closing 12.00pm on Friday 1 December