Current Employment Opportunities

Environmental Health Officer / Senior Environmental Health Officer

Meander Valley Council welcome applications from qualified Environmental Health Officer’s to join our dedicated Environmental Health Officer (EHO) team. As a regional Council, the scope of work you will undertake in the Meander Valley will be varied across the complete range of functions required to ensure environmental health requirements are met under the relevant legislation.

The EHO/Senior EHO role could be your next professional development opportunity allowing you to take the next step towards operating at a senior level or you may be seeking a new challenge and a role you can make your own. You will have a qualification in environmental health sufficient to satisfy appointment as an Authorised Officer under the Food Act 2003 and Public Health Act 1997. To be considered for classification as a Senior EHO you will have a minimum of three years relevant work experience and demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a team whilst providing support to your supervisor.

One position is available and is offered on a permanent full time basis (candidates interested in a part time arrangement are invited to apply). Annual salary will be negotiated subject to applicant’s qualification, skills and experience within a range of $75,276 to $93,793 (pro-rata for part time), plus 14% superannuation, in accordance with Council’s Enterprise Agreement 2022.

Other benefits include:

  • One hour per month health and wellbeing activity leave.
  • A 19 day month, allowing for a rostered day off to full time employees
  • Four hours volunteering activity leave per six month period.
  • Pro rata access to Long Service Leave after seven years of continuous service.
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities.

Learn More:

Job Specification and Position Description - Environmental Health Officer

Job Specification and Position Description - Senior Environmental Health Officer

Application Form - Environmental Health Officer/Senior Environmental Health Officer

All enquiries should be directed to Katie Proctor, Team Leader Environmental Health & Regulation on 6393 5339 or email

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, applications must include:

  • an application form
  • a cover letter
  • current resume
  • a statement addressing each of the selection criteria (maximum of two pages)

Applications are to be submitted by email for the attention of the Human Resources Officer:

Applications submitted via the apply function within Seek will not be considered.

Applications Close:

Applications close Wednesday 12 April 2023 at 8.00am, however Council may proceed with interviewing prior to this date. Applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience. Council will remove this advertisement if the position is filled.