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Castle Hill

Reference: 4775462

  • Norwest Business Park Location
  • Modern Office
  • 1 Year Fixed Term - Trainee Position

An opportunity exists for a motivated and eager to learn individual to join our Environment and Health Team.

The Hills Shire Council is customer focused, performance driven and one of the most financially stable councils in NSW. We encourage innovation and continuous improvement to deliver quality services and infrastructure to our community.

This position will allow a Trainee Environmental Health Officer to gain experience and training in the evaluation, investigation, research, documentation and reporting on environmental and public health issues. This position will also assist with the promotion of environmental and public health standards and compliance under the relevant legislation including the Food Act 2008, Public Health Act 2010 and Local Government Act 1993 within the Shire.

The successful applicant will share our organisations commitment to providing value to our customers, approaching tasks enthusiastically and working collaboratively with their team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be undertaking tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health, Environmental Science or similar discipline
  • Be understanding of matters relating to Environmental Health
  • Be passionate for the environment and public health
  • Be a team player contributing to achieving team measures
  • Have a current C Class Motor Vehicle Drivers Licence

This is a temporary full-time role (35 hours per week) - Position No. S0198
Salary: $54,000 pa + Superannuation

Please submit your application online at by 5pm Wednesday 24 July 2019. For further information please refer to the Role Statement.

Preferred candidates for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screening and psychometric assessment.

Council is committed to providing a safe, accessible and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Recruitment Agencies: The Hills Shire Council does recruitment in-house and therefore does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

Applications Close: 24 Jul 2019