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.
The advice and support you will be required to provide will be diverse and could incorporate any of the following areas:
In many situations you will work closely with other military medical personnel as part of a Medical Team which at times you will be called upon to lead.
You will be required to provide advice and support in a number of areas including:
Your initial remuneration will be based on previous experience and skill level. This is negotiated on a case by case basis. As your career continues, remuneration will increase on promotion and seniority.
Upon successful enlistment into the Army you will be posted to Waiouru Army base. Here you will do 6 week of officer military training course to find out if you have what it takes to be in the Army, and learn various subjects including:
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: