First listed on: 15 June 2017

Principal Environmental Health Officer

Ref: 1713

  • Fulltime, Monthly RDO
  • Negotiated Salary, $80K - $84K p.a.                                                                                 

We have recently undergone a restructure and have an exciting opportunity available for a suitably qualified and experienced Principal Environmental Health Officer to join our Engineering and Development Services team. In this critical role you will provide leadership to and coordinate the Environmental Health Officers, ensuring the delivery of environmental health services in accordance with best practice, legislation and Council policy.

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated leadership skills, a qualification giving eligibility to be an Environmental Health Officer in WA such as Bachelor of Health Science in Environmental Health or equivalent and sound knowledge of the Public Health Act 2016 or Health Act 1911, associated regulations and other applicable legislation and codes of practice. Strong skills in research and evaluation, report writing and policy and procedural development are essential. An aptitude for general IT use, including Microsoft office and electronic management systems is a must. Previous experience with mosquito management and training in food auditing and unauthorised discharges would be advantageous.

Your commitment to the team will be rewarded with a negotiated salary, circa $80k to $84K per annum dependent on experience, up to 14% superannuation and restricted private use of a vehicle.

To view the Position Description and download an Application Form visit the positions vacant page of our website The Shire of Capel district profile can be accessed through the ‘Our Shire’ tab from the homepage. For a confidential discussion or further information please contact a member of Human Resources on (08) 9727 0222 or

Your application should include a completed Application Form, covering letter and resume detailing your relevant experience, qualifications, and skills. All applications should be sent to Human Resources, Shire of Capel, PO Box 369, Capel WA 6271 or emailed to by 9am on Friday 7 July 2017.


As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, the Shire of Capel encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply, to join us in servicing our community
The Shire of Capel is located in the South West, halfway between Bunbury and Busselton with 29km of pristine beaches and acres of Tuart Forest National Park, is one of the fastest growing coastal shires in Australia.

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