First listed on: 12 October 2018

Aboriginal Environmental Health Program Coordinator

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is seeking a qualified Aboriginal Environmental Health Program Coordinator to join our team based in Derby; gateway to the gorges.

Location: Our Shire is in the North of Western Australia with a population of approximately 9,500 people, while the town of Derby’s population is 4,500.  Our location provides for a variety of leisure activities including superb fishing, boating, sightseeing, community events and sports. On our doorstep are some truly stunning and untouched wilderness areas like the famed Buccaneer Archipelago, National Parks and Gorges, and the mighty Fitzroy River. Broome is also within easy reach.  The Kimberley lifestyle is relaxed and open. 

The Position: You will manage a small team undertaking programs and initiatives aimed at improving the health and well-being of Aboriginal people throughout Aboriginal Communities within the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley. 

You will need to be self-motivated and enthusiastic with the essential qualification of a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent and the ability to be authorised by the WA Department of Health to work as an EHO in Western Australia, along with a Class C Manual Drivers Licence.

Also required is experience as an Environmental Health Officer, excellent time management and organisational skills, cultural awareness, budget and expenditure control, sound verbal and written skills, well developed customer service and community liaison skills, teamwork and leadership qualities.

How to apply: It is essential that applicants complete the application form; address the selection criteria (found within the position description); provide relevant work history and includes at least two current work referees.

Please note, any application that does not address the selection criteria may not be forwarded for consideration.

Salary Package: range $152,482 to $157,569pa
Includes cash range $99,624 to $105,110pa salary and allowances (if applicable) plus superannuation, restricted private car use and subsidised housing.

For further information please view at or contact Stuart Martin, Manager Development Services on 0438 916 744 or 

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Mail:  Chief Executive Officer                 
Confidential Application: Aboriginal Environmental Health Program Coordinator
Shire of Derby/West Kimberley
PO Box 94
Derby WA 6728

Applications close: 4pm Monday 5th November 2018.

Stephen Gash
Chief Executive Officer 

Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify applications.

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people.  The Shire encourages people with disability, Aboriginal Australian’s, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job.

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