Workplace Safety Officer

 Posted: 08-01-2018

Temporary Part Time (3 days a week)
$31.43 ph + superannuation

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Workplace Safety Officer to work as part of an enthusiastic and dynamic team to assist in the implementation of Council’s Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) management systems.

This role is a temporary part time position for 12 months and will provide support to the Health Safety & Risk Officer, as well as providing practical advice to staff on appropriate actions to observe the OHS Act 2004. This is a hands on role that will primarily work with the operational parts of our business, in particular our outdoor teams, conducting routine OH&S audits, inspections and observations.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with strong skills and experience in OH&S, with a qualification in OH&S (minimum Certificate IV) or equivalent experience, with experience working in OH&S Management Systems. Strong communication and negotiation skills will be essential as is the ability to gain the cooperation of a diverse workforce.

A detailed Position Description (PD) is available below. Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Fiona Shanks, Manager – People & Culture on 0457 591 059.

All applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to or posted to:

Manager – People & Culture
Rural City of Wangaratta
PO Box 238
WANGARATTA       3676

Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday, 23 January 2018.

PDFWorkplace-Safety-Officer-PD.pdf (461 KB)

Last Updated: 09-01-2018

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