assistant state inspector in goulburn

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goulburn, new south wales
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Regional Operations and Sector Initiatives, Southern Operations SafeWork NSW

  • Do you have extensive experience in WHS and returning people to work?
  • Are you passionate about identifying safety solutions to assist NSW workplaces meet their workplace health and safety obligations?
  • Are you a WHS leader who thrives on sharing your knowledge through mentoring & coaching?
  • Are you interested in developing WHS programs and initiatives to assist NSW workplaces?
  • Ongoing permanent roles

SafeWork NSW is the state’s workplace health and safety regulator. We focus on harm prevention and improving the safety culture in NSW workplaces.

We are currently seeking an Assistant State Inspector within the Regional Operations and Sector Initiatives, Southern Operations directorate. Apply your industry experience and qualifications to work in partnership with NSW workplaces to assist them in creating and maintaining work health and safety standards so that workers return home safely each day.

You will work with industry, community and government agencies in the response to and prevention of workplace injury, illness and incidents within the local rural and regional communities. Utilise your research skills to identify, plan and deliver strategies as they relate to safety and Return to Work (RTW). You will assist in the conduct of investigations into causes of workplace incidents, injuries and fatalities and where required, provide specialist advice regarding compliance with WHS legislation. You will also play a pivotal role in working with and building the capability of internal and external stakeholders and customers.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a minimum of ten units of competency from the Advanced Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection), and/or equivalent relevant qualification or above in a related field, and/or 3 years + relevant industry experience.
  • Have superior knowledge and experience to provide expert information and advice, education and compliance services that contribute to safety improvements in industry and workplaces
  • Have strong communication skills to proactively engage and influence key industry stakeholders in relation to workplace health and safety
  • Be a self-starter who is highly motivated, engaged in workforce safety, return to work and be accountable for decisions made
  • Have the ability to manage high profile and competing priorities in a timely manner

IMPORTANT NOTE: We strongly encourage all candidates to read and familiarise themselves with the Applicant Information Guide. This guide contains critical information which will assist prospective candidates to apply for this role.

You will be rewarded with a great opportunity to apply your experience with your passion for workplace health and safety. You will:

  • Be provided with extensive training from our SafeWork NSW Registered Training Organisation
  • Be part of SafeWork’s approach to workplace health safety and recovery at work
  • Be an integral part of the Regional Operations and Sector Initiatives, Southern Operations leadership team
  • Have access to flexible work conditions keeping within operational requirements

More importantly, you will contribute to SafeWork’s focus on helping business prevent harm by continuing efforts to build a safety culture across NSW.

To find out more about the role, including the Role Description, Information Guide and how to apply, please follow the link Any questions? Please contact: 1800 648 942 /

Location: Field based positions, however base office is located at Goulburn.

Salary: Receive an attractive salary package along with packaged motor vehicle options. Salary range starting from $119,083 plus superannuation.

What we need from you:

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (no more than 5 pages) and a cover letter which addresses the focus capabilities of the role. Please include two (2) referees – one of which should be your current manager/supervisor

Closing date: 24 September 2018 (11:59pm)

Additional Information:

  • A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for future vacancies in roles with similar capability requirements.
  • The Department of Finance, Services and Innovation is an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability. At DFSI, we endeavor to make roles flexible. While these roles are advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake flexible work arrangements including on a part-time or job share basis.
  • For further help, tips and information on applying for a role in the NSW Public Service, please visit Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma