Senior Safety Advisor - Capital Projects

Parks Victoria are looking for a passionate Senior Safety Advisor to drive positive safety outcomes.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Occupational Health and Safety
Classification: PVO7
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/12018000000/CP
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $113,314 - $123,796
Job Duration: Until June 2025
Attachments: Position Description -12018 Senior Safety Advisor - Capital Projects.pdf (PDF, 201KB)
Job Specification

Position Description -12018 Senior Safety Advisor - Capital Projects.docx (Word, 86KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrew McKay
0429 108 113

Position Details

  • Be part of a supportive and motivated team culture
  • Competitive Salary + Superannuation + Range of employee benefits
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in this Fixed Term role

About the role

This will be an exciting opportunity for a hands-on safety practitioner to:

  • Analyse major projects and identify OHS risks and controls, and initiatives to achieve OHS outcomes in projects
  • Advise of internal and statutory approval requirements
  • Advise on OHS requirements to be included in procurement documentation / specifications and support the review and assessment of responses
  • Lead the development of risk assessments and Safety Management Plans
  • Provide linkage into and support to the broader HSE team
  • Provide expert OHS advice to project managers, contractors and other stakeholders across the organisation in the design, planning, preparation, and delivery of works
  • Lead and support incident investigations; communicating relevant Safety Alerts and Lessons Learned as required
  • Champion the Safety First, Zero Injuries culture in Capital Projects and broader Parks Victoria

We're looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated OHS experience in the construction industry (OHS experience in client-side project delivery will be highly regarded)
  • Demonstrated experience in managing OHS in built asset projects
  • Demonstrated experience 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
  • A tertiary qualification in OHS or related field

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter

Application Closing date: Sunday, 01 October 2023

About Parks Victoria

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 drive positive safety outcomes in the design, planning, delivery and commissioning of built asset and visitor experience capital projects, 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, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve.

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position.

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