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Environmental Health Officer

Camden Council
  • Enjoy a 35-hour working week
  • Fully maintained leaseback vehicle
  • Flexibility through flex leave provisions
  • Professional career development
  • Health program including free flu vaccinations, skin checks, and health and wellbeing leave options
  • Salary: $1,646.49–2,082.44 pw + Super +Leaseback Vehicle
  • Location: Oran Park Administration Building - 70 Central Avenue, Oran Park 2570

This is a grade range position, therefore in accordance with qualifications, accreditation, experience and demonstrated skills, the prospective employee will be assessed between Grade 14 to 16.

About the opportunity

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community. 

As one of our Environmental Health Officers, you will take pride in protecting and enhancing public health and the environmental systems of Camden LGA. Working independently, but supporting a team, you will keep our customers and the health of the community at the forefront to ensure public and environmental health is protected.

Don’t miss out on being part of something great by joining an evolving, rapidly growing, adaptive and innovative organisation. 


  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant science, applied science or similar degree, with previous experience in an environmental health role
  • A sound working knowledge and expertise in the application and administration of current Acts and associated Regulations as they relate to the environment and public health
    • Local Government Act
    • Protection of the Environment Operations Act
    • Food Act
    • Public Health Act
    • Contaminated Lands Management Act
    • All other relevant legislation and standards currently in use by local government EHO’s
  • Experience in inspection and regulation of regulated premises
  • Experience in investigating and resolving complaints relating to air, water, noise, land, on-site sewage management systems and public health issues
  • Ability to make sound judgements and interpretations based on analysis of information and complex situations
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) with demonstrated conflict resolution skills


  • Postgraduate qualifications in environmental science or management, or a related discipline
  • The ability to solve problems using research, analysis and evaluation of information which is often not readily available
  • Experience in approvals, inspection and regulation of on-site sewage management facilities

To meet Council’s WHS requirements and in accordance with Council’s Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication. If a medical contraindication certificate is provided, it will be assessed against a risk assessment and the decision of whether Council accepts the medical contraindication certificate, will be based on operational needs.

Please note: this position may be subject to background checks, which may include a National Criminal Check Clearance. 

Further Information

Janine Collins, Acting Team Leader, Environment & Health on 4654 7740.

A position description is attached.

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