Environmental Health Officer - Tasman District Council

Closes : 31/07/2024

Posted : 26/06/2024

Environmental Health Officer - Tasman District Council

- Join a motivated and passionate team of Environmental Health Professionals

- Starting salary between $86,900 - $96,600 plus attractive benefits

- Permanent, full-time position, Richmond based with regular working from home options

Here at Tasman District Council, we are all about the people. What we do touches the lives of everyone in our region, enabling communities to reach their potential.  We are a great organisation to work for, passionateabout what we do, and full of people who want to make a positive difference. 

About the role:

The role of an Environmental Health Officer has a range of responsibilities focussing largely on the verification and inspection of food premises registered under the Food Act 2014, enquiring, interviewing, and reporting on alcohol licence applications and managers certificates as well as investigating both noise issues and general health nuisances.

About you:

This is a role with a good mix of field and office work, which means we are looking for someone with a diverse skill set, who has the ability to problem solve and think on their feet. You must have exceptional communication and customer service skills with a calm, solution-focused approach to issues and be organised with a great sense of humour. The successful candidate will have sound decision-making skills and confidence applying and interpreting legislation and policy to relevant situations.

Having a degree in Science, majoring in environmental health, health science or equivalent is essential. We also envisage the successful applicant will have some experience working in environmental health and public health compliance and enforcement roles. While applicants with experience are preferred, we are happy to consider applications from recent graduates.

If you enjoy being part of a productive team and have a passion for the improvement of environmental health services and standards, we are keen to hear from you!

The perks:

At Tasman Council, we have a benefits package which is unique to you; choose from additional Superannuation, a cash allowance, or additional paid time off on top of a great Medical Insurance package and a paid day off on your birthday! We also offer flexible working arrangements. Salaries go beyond the starting salary amount stated as the individual progresses in the position.

The Tasman District boasts three national parks and offers an enviable place to live and work. The climate, a beautiful coastline and plenty of opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors are just some of the reasons why people choose to come here. Relocation assistance is available for the successful applicant.

Starting salary between $86,900 - $96,600 + 7% benefits. Remumeration will be based on skills and experience.

Please submit your application online at https://careers.tasman.govt.nz/Vacancies To view full details or for more information contact the People and Wellbeing Team on Ph. 03 543 8393.

Ref. 6619463

Applications close 21 July 2024