Safety Advisor

Looking for a role to make a positive impact? Parks Victoria requires a Safety Advisor to improve work culture and safety.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: PVO5
Work Location: Greater Melbourne
Reference: VG/105440/SA
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $94,300 - $101,278
Job Duration: 16-SEP-2024
Attachments: Position Description- 10544 - Safety Advisor.docx (Word, 83KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 10544 - Safety Advisor.pdf (PDF, 197KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrew Mckay

Position Details

About the role:

You will assist in contributing to a safe work environment by encouraging a safe workplace culture and proactively raising awareness to reduce the number of injuries and accidents and support the investigation, actioning, and closure of all hazard reports. You will coordinate and drive the implementation of our HSE management system to ensure compliance with legislation and corporate plans, strategies, policies, and procedures.

You will partner with operational staff in the identification and assessment of health and safety risk, and implementation of controls providing a consistent and streamlined approach to coaching, supporting, and providing solutions to management. You will assist in the delivery of OHS components of induction programs for new employees including bulk recruitments e.g. summer rangers, project firefighters, and volunteers.

We're looking for someone with:

  • A tertiary qualification in OHS or related field
  • Demonstrated OHS experience
  • Previous experience in identifying issues, problem-solving, developing innovative, sensitive, and practical solutions, and providing strategic advice to complex issues
  • Working knowledge and practical application of OHS legislation, regulations, and Australian Standards
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication and facilitation skills

If you don't meet every criteria in this job description, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who value inclusion, collaboration and integrity – so if this resonates with you, then please apply.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter

Application Closing date: Sunday, 01 October 2023

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our Safety First, Zero Injuries culture, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Andrew McKay on 0429 108 113 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender.

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.

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