Trainee Public Health Officer (Non-Medical)

Trainee Public Health Officer
Ministry of Health
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  3. All applicants must attach a response to the targeted questions (1-2 pages) and your CV (no more than 5 pages)
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For role related queries or questions contact the Population Health Training team on (02) 9391 9942 or email

If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Hana Maalla on

Targeted Questions (1-2 pages)

If you do not include responses to the below questions your application will not be considered.


1) Describe how your past work experience has provided you with an understanding of the complexities involved in developing or implementing robust public health solutions within the context of the Australian health care system.

2) Provide an example of how you have actively applied your public health knowledge, skills and experience to develop and implement a project, report, or policy. Please include the background and the steps you undertook to ensure it was successfully implemented.

3) Provide an example of a challenging stakeholder relationship that you have managed, which required consultation/negotiation/influence to achieve an outcome. Please include the background, reasoning and outcome.


The Ministry of Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:
•  an Australian Citizen, or
•  a permanent resident of Australia, or
•  a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or

•  a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.


To learn more about working at the Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.


Applications Close: Monday, 30 September, 2019

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