Environmental Health Team Leader
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 April 2020

Classification: Health Professional Level 4
Salary: $107,475 - $115,687 plus superannuation
Position No: 27604
Directorate: ACT Health
Advertised (Gazettal date): 19 March 2020
Contact Officer: Radomir Krsteski on radomir.krsteski@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9103

Details: Are you looking for an interesting and diverse career? ACT Health's Health Protection Service (HPS) may have the role for you in Environmental Health. The role of the Environmental Health area is to protect and promote the good health of the ACT community through the fostering of safe and healthy environments. The HPS Environmental Health area includes the Environmental Health Food section and the Environment and Radiation Safety section. Your role as an environmental health team leader ranges from managing a team of Public Health Officers in the delivery food and environmental health regulatory functions to the implementation of quality assurance strategies. Other duties also include the provision of high-level advice to senior management and external stakeholders and the investigation of outbreaks or other potential public health risks. The role would suit someone with tertiary qualifications and extensive experience in environmental health. We are looking for dynamic self-driven individual that is flexible and wants to be part of a leadership team that works with stakeholders to improve public health outcomes for the ACT. The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Degree or Graduate Diploma or Masters in Environmental Health or equivalent Environmental Health qualifications that is accredited by Environmental Health Australia;
  • Drivers licence.
Highly Desirable:
  • Certification for auditing high risk food processes and activities.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National police check.
  • The successful applicant may be required to be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
Note: Selection may be based on written application and referee reports only. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical permanent or temporary vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Please ensure that you address each criteria in your application. The online application form requires a written response and a curriculum vitae to be provided as a minimum. Please attach referee reports as part of your application. There is a limit of 10MB and 10 documents per application in the online application. Your statement of claims against the selection criteria should summaries how your skills and experiences would enable you to fulfil the responsibilities of the position. It is therefore in the interests of candidates to present their application in a way that demonstrates significant outcomes associated with each of the criteria, as well as the capabilities and behaviours that underpin them. These are the key measures for how you will be assessed in conjunction with your resume and experience. Applicants should call the contact officer for advice on whether they are eligible to apply.
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