Environmental health officer sample resume

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Augie Cramer

28 Cellar Rd
Surface Paradise WA 6000
T: (08) 4003 7996
M: 0405 504 045
E: [email protected]

Professional Overview

I am a qualified professional environmental health officer, with a solid background in local government. A passionate advocate for sustainable environmental health programs, I have experience in overseeing a wide range of environmental health measures, from recycling to immunisation programs. A dedicated worker with a strong sense of public duty, I seek a role where my skills can be utilised to help effect positive change.


Master of Public Health (Major: Environmental Health)
Curtin University/OUA
Graduated: 2009


Bachelor of Science (Majors: Biochemistry and Physiology)
University of New England
Graduated: 2006


Employment History

November 2009 – Present
Environmental Health Officer, Meadow Council
Meadow, NSW

Meadow Council extends from the Victorian border to Eurobodalla in NSW.


  • Monitor standards pertaining to food safety and prep in food business premises
  • Investigate environmental pollution reports
  • Assist in the management of domestic wastewater systems, solid waste management services, recycling, and hazardous waste
  • Organise local immunisation programs
  • Oversee housing standards
  • Promote and enforce the Public Health & Wellbeing Act and Council policy
  • Liaise with public health consultants on key policy decisions
  • Prepare reports for Council, and implement Council resolutions
  • Work with marketing department to engage community in public health education programs
  • Foster and uphold relationships with a variety of key public and private stakeholders
  • Apply relevant legislation to ensure business and residential compliance
  • Keep up-to-date on latest research on modern environmental health practices


  • Contributed to the Council’s ‘Clean Council Award’ in 2010 for excellence in environmental health management
  • Introduced annual Carpool Day and carpooling website
  • Developed comprehensive curb recycling program
  • Devised annual Fridgeswap initiative
January 2006 – November 2009
Public Health Consultant, Healthwise Australia
Sydney, NSW

Healthwise provides consulting advice to local councils on effective ways to implement sustainable environmental policies.


  • Devised strategies to improve and protect public health, and to improve health services
  • Conducted research and advised local councils on any public health queries
  • Researched local government areas, social policy, demographics and medical sociology to identify where more sustainable environmental policies would be effective
  • Liaised with state and local government health officials on proposed environmental and health services legislation
  • Developed effective lifestyle promotion programs, including events


  • Developed strong negotiation and report writing skills
  • Was a key contributor to policy discussions with federal government in the wake of the NSW floods
  • Developed core understanding of the interrelationship between environmental services and health services

Other Skills/Qualifications

  • Member of NSW Infectious Disease Control Committee
  • Driver’s licence, class C
  • Bronze Medallion

Personal Interests

I enjoy surf lifesaving, swimming and bushwalking.


Lee Sadler
Health Services Manager
Meadow Council
T: (02) 3456 9069
E: [email protected]
Paul Lucien
Outtasight Wastewater Management
T: (02) 2965 3388
E: [email protected]
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