Environmental Health Coordinator

  • Gross Remuneration Range $81,630 – $91,630 per annum
  • PBI Salary Packaging (valued up to $15,900)
  • non-cash benefits up to $37,200
Location: 
Warakurna Community Ngaanyatjarra Lands, Western Australia
Type: 
Permanent, Full Time
Salary Package: 

$81,630 – $91,630 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation, PBI Salary Packaging (valued up to $15,900) and non-cash benefits up to $37,200 including rent free fully furnished house.

Benefits: 
  • 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Availability leave incentive - potential to be eligable for 4 weeks availability leave per year, this includes $1,600 gross return airfare allowance each time.
  • Rent free fully furnished house
  • Vehicle allocated
  • Mobile phone reception available in community
The Role: 

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience parts of outback Australia that most Australians will never see.

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team within Ngaanyatjarra health service you will coordinate environmental health programs to support communities across the Ngaanyatjarra lands to achieve improved health outcomes.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

About us:

Ngaanyatjarra health service is an Aboriginal community controlled health service located in the Ngaanyatjarra land that strives to work with indigenous and non-indigenous people the malparara way [two-way learning] as a part of the Ngaanyatjarra community to promote the health and wellbeing of people in the Lands.

Life on the Ngaanyatjarra lands:

The Ngaanyatjarra Lands cover a vast area of approximately 250,000km2 in the east of Western Australia, up to the Northern Territory and South Australian borders. The communities we service are scattered across the Great Victorian and Gibson Deserts. Approximately 2,000 Ngaanyatjarra people live in the communities on the Lands. Most people in the region speak Ngaanyatjarra as a first language. Some people may also speak English, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara, Noongar and other regional Indigenous languages.

The Ngaanyatjarra Lands are serviced weekly by a regional air service, Chartair, providing RPT (regular public transport) flights into each community. Most communities have mobile phone coverage and broadband internet.

The Successful Applicant Will Possess: 

The successful applicant will hold a degree or diploma in Public and/or Environmental health or similar, and experience working alongside aboriginal people to support community programs to prevent disease and promote healthy living. The Environmental health coordinator will support and work with a team of aboriginal environmental health workers and trainees to develop their skills and knowledge in environmental health areas and be highly self-motivated and driven. The successful applicant will have the experiences of a life time travelling by 4WD or plane in remote areas and learn about the Ngaanyatjarra people and their culture.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a National Police Check, Working with Children Check and must hold a current Manual Australian Drivers License.

Closing Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Application Process: 

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All applications must include a resume and responses to the selection criteria as per the position description below and provide 2 current professional referees.

Position Description & Selection Criteria: