Environmental Health Officer

, , New Zealand


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Provide specialist advice and support at the heart of the NZ Army’s training and operations. Service


Medical and Health


About the role As an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) in the NZ Army you will provide Environmental Health advice and support to NZ Army forces and other associated organisations during training and operations. This will involve improving the operational efficiency and effectiveness of NZ Army by assisting in the reduction of preventable illness and injury during training and operations.

Job on base The Army has a requirement for a wide range of Specialist Officers to fulfil roles for which they cannot train the professionals themselves.

There are opportunities to further your professional development and tertiary study. After initial employment and training, the NZ Army will provide funding and study leave for EHO to complete further professional study for a number of different courses including:

Post graduate study in an approved area of specialty

International military and civilian courses

Salary and benefits Careers in the Army are well-rewarded, diverse and exciting. As you become more experienced and move up through the ranks, gaining additional skills and qualifications, your salary will rise accordingly.

$68,405 Graduate

$118,138 Higher Rank

Benefits and allowances There are many additional benefits to being in the Defence Force, that will make your money go further.

For example, on top of your basic salary you can expect ‘Military Factor’. This provides you with significant extra financial rewards because of the commitment you’ve made to serve your country.

Free medical and dental Access to subsidised equipment on base Subsidised food on base Competitive superannuation, up to 4% with KiwiSaver Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels Entry requirements Basics Education Fitness and Medical Period of Service You must be at least 17 years of age.

Meet the citizenship and security requirements to gain SV security clearance for this trade.

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