Principal Environment and Land Management Officer


Principal Environment and Land Management Officer
$91,100.35 to $102,084.05 + Vehicle + Super of up to 12%

Banana Shire Council has an exciting opportunity for a professional with experience in the environment health and compliance field to provide leadership and direction to the team through a period of change.

Ideally, our successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health;
  • Experience in an equivalent position;
  • Well-developed leadership capability;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

In addition to conditions that are the envy of the private sector, we offer flexible work arrangements, an unbeatable work/life balance and generous education and professional development support.

If you are interested in applying for this role, you must complete an application package and address the selection criteria which can be obtained from our website or call 07 4992 9500.

Applications close Tuesday 20 November 2018

About Banana Shire

Banana Shire is situated in Central Queensland, 120km west of the growing industrial city and port of Gladstone and an easy drive to the city of Rockhampton.  Major industries in the shire include coal mining, beef production, power generation, dryland cropping and irrigation cropping such as lucerne and cotton.

Direct flights to the Shire from Brisbane arrive at the Thangool Aerodrome.


The Shire supports numerous industries and basic services.  Biloela has an excellent PCYC complex. Banana Shire provides a variety of recreation, employment, education and lifestyle options. Sport and recreation play a major role in the lifestyle of Banana Shire residents with over 470 community and sporting groups to choose from.


The Shire has many natural attractions including gorges, rivers and National Parks such as the Glebe Weir and Expedition National Park, Lake Murphy, Kroombit Tops and Mt. Scoria Conservation Parks, and the Isla Gorge.

The Dawson River and Callide Dam provide opportunities for fishing and water sports. The Shire can also provide many adventures for the 4WD enthusiast.

Shire of Opportunity
Banana Shire is progressive with many opportunities in industry, business and tourism.

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