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Environmental Health Officer

Brisbane is a growing city facing numerous challenges and the Environmental Health team will play a significant role in achieving the key outcomes of ‘Our shared vision - Living in Brisbane 2026’.

Council has a fantastic opportunity for experienced Environmental Health Officers to join our friendly team of Environmental Health professionals to provide high quality service to our community in ensuring that environmental health standards are maintained.

We are seeking pro-active, innovative and resourceful people who strive to be the best. Our positions are available in the operational Environmental Health teams within North, South, East, West and Central regions and the strategic Business Alignment team.

As an Environmental Health Officer you will be responsible for maintaining environmental health standards and provide technical and legislative advice to customers, team members, team leaders and managers in respect to all relevant program areas.

An undergraduate and/or postgraduate qualification in environmental health is a requirement as is eligibility for full membership with Environmental Health Australia.

A number of positions are currently available within the Environmental Health team including Environmental Health Officers (Band 4 to Band 5), with a generous salary range of $48,867 to $62,209 commensurate with your level of experience, and 2 Senior Environmental Health Officer (Band 6) positions, offering a salary range of $64,618 to $71,851 commensurate with your level of experience.

We can offer you:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • access to our Wellness Centre and Gym
  • a healthy work life balance, highly encouraged by Brisbane City Council
  • our commitment to your professional development

How to Apply: Click on the "apply" button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume, together with a covering letter of no more than two (2) pages that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please state whether you are applying for the Environmental Health Officer or Senior Environmental Health Officer role.

Role Statement: Download FINAL_Band_6_Senior_Environmental_Health_Officer_V0.01.doc (102kb)

Download FINAL_Band_5_EHO_Role_Statement_V0.01.doc (108kb)

Download FINAL_Band_4_EHO_V0.01.doc (109kb)

Information Kit:Download 20070807_PSRS_eRecinfokit_EHO_Campaign.doc (446kb)

More Information: Luke Forster phone (07) 3407 1338.

Remuneration stated is for full-time positions.


Library and Information Services Traineeship Garden City

Council is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic individual to join its Garden City Library.

Team in the position of Library Trainee (Certificate III Library and Information Services).

Council traineeships fall under the Queensland Government First Start Program which primarily targets school leavers, unemployed and disadvantaged Queensland job seekers over 15 years of age.

Skills/Qualifications: Applicants must enjoy working in a team environment and be willing to learn, follow direction and show initiative and responsibility

- A minimum education standard (Year 10 level) in English and mathematics, however, successful applicants normally have completed year 12

- Ability to work within a team environment

- Sound interpersonal and oral communication

- Ability to communicate and interact effectively with customers

- Computer skills

- Good time management skills

- Be self motivated

- Prior to employment you will be required to undertake a pre-placement medical

Job Summary:

The trainee will undertake a wide range of tasks including:

- customer service

- manage library stock which includes pushing trolleys and lifting

- develop displays and promotions

- shelving of books

Salary: Based on the Training Wage Award

How to Apply: Click on the apply button below to make an online application.

More Information: Noela Halpin ph: 07 3403 7594

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