Environmental Health Officer

  • Company:
    Whangarei District Council
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
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We currently have an opportunity for a qualified and ideally experienced Environmental Health Officer to join our Health and Bylaws Department. The ideal candidate will come to us with a sound understanding of the current Environmental Health, Food and Alcohol Licensing legislation, and be prepared to undertake a wide range of local authority environmental health functions including:

  • Monitoring and enforcement of food safety in food premises
  • Verification of food control plans and national programs
  • Investigation of health nuisances
  • Recreational water testing
  • Noise measurement and assessment
  • Alcohol licensing (preferred but not essential).
  • To be successful you will bring:

  • A relevant qualification and ideally some experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to self-manage, pick things up quickly and use experience to manage a diverse range of work
  • A positive outlook and a methodical approach
  • A strong customer service ethos
  • A strong service orientation
  • A strong ability to follow and improve processes within a QMS
  • The confidence to make the tough decisions when required
  • Highly developed negotiation skills and ability to competently diffuse conflict situations.
  • A current, valid driver’s licence is essential for this position.

    This is a great role that will see you getting out and about in the community, working with existing and new businesses ensuring high standards are maintained across our district.

    We offer a professional and progressive environment, continuous learning and development opportunities, a range of flexible working and work/life balance options, Health Insurance, Life Insurance (2x your base salary), payment of a professional membership, an active Social Club, plus much more….

    Whangarei is a district on the rise. It’s Northland’s only city and largest commercial centre. Nestled between the forest clad hills at the heart of the beautiful Whangarei Harbour, nowhere in the district is more than 40 kilometres away from our spectacular coastline and commuting to WDC’s CBD location is a breeze.

    With an outstanding natural environment and great, constantly developing facilities, there’s a lot that’ll make you ‘Love it Here!’

    We welcome your applications for this opportunity and encourage you to apply now.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the People and Capability team on: (09) 430 4200 or 0800 932 463.