Safety Auditor

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Occupational Health and Safety
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/D00916MAY22
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS4 - Safety Auditor.pdf (PDF, 209KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michelle McKenzie on 0417 974 896
Michelle.McKenzie@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Safety auditor, Department of Justice and Community Safety

  • Ongoing, full-time VPS4 role
  • Based in the Melbourne CBD, with travel to sites throughout Victoria
  • Contemporary approach to workplace safety and wellbeing

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a safety auditor to help prevent injuries and occupational health and safety (OHS) issues across its workforce.

As a safety auditor, you will:

  • Provide high-quality regulatory quality assurance, reporting and recommendations to prevent safety-related incidents and OHS issues from occurring.
  • Deliver a range of scheduled activities, such as OHS Management System audits, workplace inspections, mentoring and risk profiling activities. You will assess and support workplace safety practices to identify and report potential hazards.
  • Work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders to inspect and test the reliability and effectiveness of preventive maintenance programs, preparedness and compliance to our OHS obligations.

The role will be based in the Melbourne CBD with the expectation of travel to metropolitan and country locations to provide training and undertake investigations. There will be opportunities to complete some reports working from home.

To learn more about the skills you will need to succeed in this role, please read the position description attached to this advertisement.

In return we offer:

  • Supervision by leaders in the field
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Tailored professional development and learning plans
  • Contemporary employee wellbeing program
  • Innovative career pathway options
  • Generous leave entitlements

For a confidential discussion about these exciting opportunities, please contact Ann Russell on 0438 821 897 or email Ann.Russell@justice.vic.gov.au. 

Applications close 11:59pm Wednesday 5 October 2022.

We want to make sure all Victorians feel represented by the department's work. We do this by recruiting a diverse workforce - we welcome people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability and cultural background. We are also committed to the Victorian Government's promise to increase the number of veterans working in the public sector.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit, and retain Aboriginal staff across all our roles. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role, please refer to the attached position description.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.  

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19.  

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of all doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time). 

Acceptable evidence includes: 

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account) 

  • Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) 

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.  


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