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Trainee Environmental Health O...

  • Gain experience as an Environmental Health Officer

  • Be part of a high performance team

  • Fast Track your career

  • Temporary full-time 12 month Placement

About the Organisation

As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change.

About the Opportunity

Are you interested in preserving public health and the environment and have the confidence to apply the regulations necessary to achieve compliance with the relevant legislation? If so, you could be part of a team within Council’s Environmental Health Unit. If you are currently undertaking a course of studies in environmental health and you are looking for a trainee role to gain some on the job practical experience then this may be a suitable opportunity for you. In this role you will gain experience in most of the functions of a Environmental Health Officer, including the monitoring of environmental systems that should result in fast tracking your career.

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

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Salary : Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed as a Trainee EHO, Band T7 in the Cumberland / Auburn salary structure with a salary range of $848.50 gross per week.

Conditions of Employment :

This is a temporary full-time position for a period of up to 12 months, working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday with one flex day per fortnight. The position will be initially located at Auburn, however there is the possibility that you may be working across Auburn and or Merrylands worksites.

Enquiries : Telephone Stuart Nunn on (02) 9840 9810 for further information.

Position Number : 17/01

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Sunday 26th February 2017.


To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. On the following page you'll be asked to attach your resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

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New South Wales, NSW
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