Environmental Health Officer

Date: 01-Aug-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Make an impact knowing environmental health legislation inside and out
  • Be part of a fun, engaging, and supportive team environment
  • Permanent roles, CBD based



He angitūtanga: The opportunity

This is a key role within our Licensing and Regulatory Compliance department where you will be vital to ensuring and improving public health and safety by monitoring compliance of food businesses, licensing of businesses in health and hygiene activities with the relevant legislation. 

As an Environmental Health Officer, you will undertake the registration, verification, and inspection of food businesses, licensing of all hairdressers and health and hygiene activities as well as support Council initiatives to maintain, protect, and improve the health, safety, and wellbeing of the public.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Your background will demonstrate previous experience in Environmental Health, ideally in a role where you have gained experience in Inspections and verifications of food businesses and operators, and health and hygiene premises. 

You will possess suitable qualifications in Environmental Health or equivalent as recognised under the Environmental Health Officers Qualifications Regulations 1993. You may also be an accredited or approved verifier as authorised by an ISO accredited organisation or approved by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Understanding and experience in an IANZ accredited organisation or other quality management system will be key here. A current and relevant NZ Driver’s licence is required due to the nature of the role and the class of vehicle driven.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to nearly 1.5 million people. We are dedicated to making Auckland the best place in the world to work, study, invest, and enjoy an outstanding quality of life.

Applications close Tuesday, 16 August 2022.  Copy & paste the following link into your web browser to view the position description: https://bit.ly/3zfApJ6 

The role is deemed safety sensitive and will require a pre-employment drug & alcohol test prior to offer. 

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.