Manager, Safe and Healthy Environments
- Leadership opportunity
- Build collaborative partnerships and networks
- Impactful diverse portfolio
The Safe and Healthy Environments unit’s purpose is to protect and promote the health and safety of the community and the environment by monitoring risks, evaluating systems, determining and implementing appropriate interventions, and evaluating impact. Services delivered include Local Laws, Environmental Health, Parking Services, Animal Services and Building Services.
Reporting to the Director, Healthy Communities and Environments, the role leads the delivery of high-quality services and programs that are innovative and responsive to community needs. The Manager leads a large team and promotes a culture that is high performing, collaborative, community focused, and promotes learning and development. The Manager will lead the implementation and review of relevant local laws, plans and strategies, and develop strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders including state government departments and agencies, industry leaders, advocacy groups and community.
The successful applicant will be a contemporary, collaborative leader that is strongly aligned to the values of the City of Greater Bendigo. Bringing technical expertise and experience in the application of legislation and regulation at a community level. the Manager, Safe and Healthy Environments will have the ability to build resilient high performing teams and a culture that is positive, innovative and collegiate. The ability to deliver complex projects, build collaborative partnerships and networks, and present high-quality reports will also be important for the success of this role.
This is an exceptional opportunity to work within an environment that is committed to providing high-quality, community/client-centred customer service and community outcomes.
The City of Greater Bendigo is located in the geographic centre of Victoria, covering almost 3,000 square kilometres. With a growing population of approximately 120,000, the region is the state’s third largest-economy base in Victoria.
The vision for Greater Bendigo is “Greater Bendigo celebrates our diverse community. We are welcoming, sustainable, and prosperous. Walking hand-in-hand with the traditional custodians of this land. Building on our rich heritage for a bright and happy future”. As a Local Government, we work in partnership with our community to move toward this vision.
As an organisation we aspire to be a values-driven, flexible employer, embrace diversity, have generous leave provisions, encourage staff training and development, and provide a supportive, team-orientated workplace.
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Applications close: Tuesday, 26 April 2022
To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference BENman0322, address your cover letter and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.