Environmental Health Principal Specialist

New Zealand
29 Feb 2012
29 Mar 2012
Contract Type
Full Time
Environmental Health Principal Specialist - Food Safety, Contaminated Land and Noise & Acoustics
Auckland, New Zealand

Be part of a dynamic nation enjoying a diverse landscape of unparalleled beauty, matched to an outstanding quality of life. Auckland Council is New Zealand’s largest local authority providing essential services and facilities to the city of Auckland, home to 1.5 million people. With over 8,500 staff fulfilling a diverse range of roles, there are always plenty of career choices with room to move. Are you ready for a new challenge?

Be the benchmark in your field of environmental health!

Are you an outstanding environmental health officer with expert skills, knowledge and practical experience in the specialised fields of Food Safety, Contaminated Land or Noise and Acoustics and seek an exciting and influential position that will play a major role in plotting the role of environmental health in New Zealand's largest city?

Then look no further!

We are seeking specialists in these areas of environmental health who will be responsible for developing the strategic approach for the Auckland Council to deliver its responsibilities for environmental health, enhancing the quality of life of Aucklanders and promoting the Mayors liveability agenda.

We expect the candidates will have tertiary qualifications in environmental health along with at least seven years experience in environmental health, preferably with an additional five years experience in one or more of the mentioned specialist areas (or related fields). You will need to be a strategic thinker with demonstrated leadership abilities. Strong organisational skills, a methodical approach and excellent interpersonal skills are a must. Your written and verbal communication skills will be excellent and coaching and mentoring will be one of your strengths.

If this sounds like you, wait no further, make your mark in one of these newly created roles - apply now!

For more information on Auckland Council, and to apply for one of the above Environmental Health positions, please go to our job site www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/careers and enter the appropriate reference number.

•Food Safety (Ref:25406)
•Contaminated Land (Ref:25407)
•Noise and Acoustics (Ref:25415)