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Environmental Health Officer - Ref 060

Kāpiti Coast District Council is committed to building an organisation that is respected for its caring, dynamic and effective “open for business” approach. We are looking for someone who shares those values to join our Environmental Health Team as a full time Environmental Health Officer.

As a member of the Environmental Health team, you will have a major role in food and health licensing, environmental investigation and enforcement as well as contributing to the effective delivery of services for the Environmental Health team as a whole.  The key for this role is that you need both excellent technical and people skills, to gain customer’s trust and confidence.  At times you’ll also need to be able to deliver challenging messages tactfully but firmly, while maintaining rapport with the customer. We are happy to consider either a recent graduate or an experienced Environmental Health Officer.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A degree or qualification which is equivalent to Environmental Health Officer status under the Environmental Health Officers Qualifications Regulations 1993.
  • Exemplary communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven capability to develop and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with a range of key stakeholders
  • Sound judgement and decision making skills, and an eye for detail
  • A commitment to customer service, teamwork and continuous improvement
  • A current and valid full New Zealand Driver’s Licence

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Julie Lloyd, Environmental Health Team Leader on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications close 12.00 noon, Friday 16 March 2018.  Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form and copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Environmental Health Officer - Ref 060” to

Job Description

2018 03 JD Environmental Health Officer.pdf


Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted