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Team Leader Environment

Whakatane, New Zealand

Reference: 5286041

Are you driven by ensuring the food and beverage premises in our community are safe and compliant with relevant legislation?

The role of Team Leader Environment is responsible for the team which provides verification and food safety services to the outlets in our District which are required to comply with the Food Act 2014, Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2014 and Health Act 1956. The team includes Environmental Health Officers, Liquor Licensing Officers and LIM Officers.

We're looking for someone with:

  • A tertiary qualification in Health Science, Environmental Science or similar
  • 5 years' experience in Health/Licensing/LIMS
  • Ideally, verification experience and recognition for both template Food Control Plans and National Programmes under the Food Act 2014

What will you bring?

  • Experience leading a team
  • A continuous improvement attitude
  • Experience and in depth knowledge of the guiding legislation
  • Great communication skills and an excellent standard of customer service

What can we offer you?

The Whakatāne District is recognised as a place of choice for people to live, work and play. We're blessed with breath-taking landscapes, rich culture and plenty of sunshine. With pristine and desirable beaches, harbours, rivers, and forests, Whakatāne offers a thriving urban hub within close proximity to other main centres.

The Whakatāne District is unique in its strong Te Ao Māori heritage, offering a kaleidoscope of arts and culture that weave inter-generational stories embedded into rich cultural landscapes.

A rich network of connected communities and interest groups and the best of New Zealand's outdoor pastimes are on offer here.

The district is widely known as one of New Zealand's food baskets. The fertile Rangitāiki Plains are home to high-value dairy farming and horticulture. Around the district, sustainable forestry and associated value-chain industries are core economic drivers.

With a world in turmoil, come and join us, take a breath and find more life in life.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Christine Watkinson, Manager Building and Environmental Services, or a member of our People & Capability team on 07 306 0500, or apply now.

Applications close 3 December 2020 however candidates will be considered as they are received.

Applications Close: 03 Dec 2020