Regional Safety Team Leader

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Occupational Health and Safety
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/020024A
Closing Date: 25-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 020024 Gr 5 Safety Team Leader PD 250918.doc (Word, 177KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Bronwyn Clarke
0409 022 481

Position Details


  • $95,275 - $115,276 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Attwood (flexibility may be available)

As the Regional Safety Team Leader, you will have the opportunity to build productive relationships with individual staff as well as relevant external stakeholders.  Your role will involve providing support to line managers in incident investigations, operational risk assessments, workplace inspections and audits for DEDJTR metropolitan and regionally based staff.

For appointment to this position, you will demonstrate –

  • extensive knowledge and practical skills relating to safety legislation, together with relevant workplace experience in a client-focussed environment;
  • strong communication and stakeholder management skills;
  • strategic leadership;
  • people management abilities; and
  • high level conceptual and analytical skills.

The position of Regional Safety Team Leader is part of the Agriculture Victoria Division's Business and Finance Services Branch of the Employment, Investment and Trade Group.

The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy.  Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms.

For a confidential discussion, please call Bronwyn Clarke, Business Manager on 0409 022 481.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 25 October 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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