Environmental Health Officer

Clarence Valley Council Full Time Permanent 30/04/2021


What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $75,110 - $89,570 per annum, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton
  • flexible working hours
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

We’re looking for a highly motivated Environmental Health Officer to join our busy dynamic team. You’ll be able to live and work in the Clarence Valley where we enjoy the finer things in life like catching a fish or a wave before work and river views on your daily commute; or perhaps you’d like to ride your horse on a hobby farm instead. We have a work/life balance that is exactly as it should be – balanced.

If you’re a professional Environmental Health Officer who wants to make the Clarence Valley a better place to work rest and play and enjoy your leisure time as much as office time, Clarence Valley Council wants to hear from you.

As an Environmental Health Officer you will:

  • To exercise responsibility for a range of environmental and public health, enforcement, regulatory and administration functions.
  • Take a proactive role in identifying key sustainability, environmental and public health issues for the community and Council.
  • Undertake environmental and public health inspections to ensure compliance with legislation, guidelines and Council policy
  • Undertake and deliver Council’s food safety program.
  • Investigate and respond to water, noise, and air pollution incidents.

Download the position description here.


Kerry Harre, Building & Environmental Services Coordinator on 6643 0264.

Closing date

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Grafton office, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website www.clarence.nsw.gov.au.
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.


Council is an EEO employer and First Nations peoples are encouraged to apply.