Canterbury-Bankstown Council

Graduate Environmental Health Officer

Posted: 14 Sep
Closes: 14 Oct
Bankstown, New South Wales


  • Temporary Full Time Opportunity (2 years)
  • Bankstown Location
  • Work for an Employer of Choice!
The Role

A rewarding opportunity has become available for a talented and motivated individual to be a part of our Trainee, Apprentice and Graduate Program as a Graduate Environmental Health Officer. This opportunity will see you achieving quality outcomes alongside a team of focused Environmental Health professionals.

The opportunity will be offered on Temporary Full-Time basis (up to 2 years) and will commence early 2022

Some of your duties will include:

  • Carry out regular inspections, respond to customer requests and undertake all necessary action to ensure public health and safety is maintained
  • Assist with the implementation of educational program
  • Carry out inspections of regulated premises
  • Report on public health and/or safety matters
  • Investigate environmental issues
  • Assist in major pollution incidents
  • Assist with the assessment of Development Applications with respect to contaminated land/environmental management matters
  • Attend and represent Council at various formal meetings such as community meetings, Joint Regional Planning Panel sessions and meetings with applicants/owners.
  • Prepare reports and response to correspondence as required on behalf of Team Leader or Manager.

    *Please refer to the position description for a full list of duties

    You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health or equivalent as accredited by Environmental Health Australia or nearing completion thereof.
  • Class C driver’s licence.
  • Knowledge of relevant Acts and statutory controls.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Local Government Act, Food Act, Protection of the Environment Operations Act, Contaminated Land Management Act and Public Health Act.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service experience
  • A high level of attention to detail

The salary range for this opportunity commences at $63,205 (Grade D, Step1) + 10% super

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade.

How to apply:

You can submit your application by clicking the “Apply Now” button and creating a login using your email address.

When submitting your application, make sure to address the essential criteria mentioned in the position description in your covering letter.

We pride ourselves on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

The successful applicant may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check and pre-employment medical in accordance with the position.

Applications close at 11:59 pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021

For more information, please contact George Webb (Team Leader Public Health and Environment) on 02 9707 9752