Aboriginal Environmental Health Program Coordinator

Employment Details
Date Added: 18-Feb-2021
Closing Date: 15-Mar-2021 12:00 AM

What’s on Offer:

  • Kimberley adventure and lifestyle
  • Attractive Isolation Allowance
  • Shire provided house (rented @$70-$90 per week)
  • Private use of vehicle is as per Council Policy
  • Yearly Utility and Travel Allowances
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave
  • Up to 16.5% Superannuation 

About the role:

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is seeking a talented, committed and experienced person with an environmental health qualification, to undertake the significant role of Aboriginal Environmental Health Program Coordinator.


You will to join our team based in Derby on a permanent full time basis and manage programs and initiatives aimed at improving the health and well-being of 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.

Salary Package:

(depending on qualifications and experience)

Salary Package

From Level 8(1)

To Level 8(4)

Salary Level



Location Allowance



Utility Allowance (if applicable)



Annual Travel Allowance



Cash Component



Super 9.5%



Council Contribution Super 7%



Total Package Value:




About You:

  • Excitement and passion for living in and working in the West Kimberley.
  • Motivated to work with and improve the health standards of our Aboriginal communities; and
  • Committed to mentoring a valued, dedicated and committed team.

About Us:

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley services the towns of Derby, Fitzroy Crossing and Camballin and 54 Aboriginal Communities. This provides for an exciting and challenging workday. 

We are fortunate to have some truly stunning and untouched wilderness areas like the famed Buccaneer Archipelago, Gibb River Road, Fitzroy River and Geikie George on our door step.  If you’re keen to experience the wonders of the wet season and grow your knowledge of our indigenous culture then apply now. 

How to Apply:

Applicants must address the selection criteria in the position description to be eligible for this position.

For further information view our website www.sdwk.wa.gov.au. For more direct information about this position please contact Robert Paull, Manger of Development Services on 08 9191 0999 or email robert.paull@sdwk.wa.gov.au

To download an information pack, click here.

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