Environmental Health Officer
Tauranga City Council
Tauranga, NZ
6d ago

If you're looking for a new challenge in a beautiful location, Tauranga City Council is offering an opportunity for a permanent, fulltime, suitably qualified Environmental Health Officer to join on our Environmental Health and Licensing Team.

The primary focus of this position will be verifying food premises, responding to health nuisance complaints and providing sound advice to customers in respect to Environmental Health.

In addition to core duties the portfolio includes noise control, general By-laws and regulatory functions. We guarantee this isn't your average monitoring role.

You'll also need to be engaging and customer-focused, as you're a brand ambassador for Tauranga City Council within the community and will be charged with the delivery of key education programs related to Environmental Health.

What will it take to be successful?

  • National Diploma in Environmental Health Science (NZ) or an equivalent relevant tertiary qualification in accordance with the Environmental Health Officers Qualifications Regulations 1993
  • Verification experience and recognition for both template Food Control Plans and National Programmes under the Food Act 2014 or the ability to gain recognition in these areas.
  • Proven experience in and knowledge of compliance and enforcement matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret legislation and apply it in a reasonable, fair and consistent manner.
  • High level of resilience and confidence.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility within your working hours is a must.
  • This is an exciting time to be part of the environmental health industry! If this sounds like your next challenge, we'd love to hear from you.

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