assistant state inspector in sydney

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sydney, new south wales
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Metropolitan Operations & Sector Initiatives, 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 and 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 Assistant State Inspectors within the Metropolitan Operations and Sector Initiatives 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 response to and prevention of workplace injury and illness incidents in the greater Sydney metropolitan area. Utilise your research skills to identify, plan and deliver strategies as they relate to safety and recovery@work. You will conduct workplace visits and investigations into workplace incidents, injuries and fatalities and where required, provide specialist advice regarding compliance with WHS and associated 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 in workplace health and safety to be able to provide expert information and advice, education and compliance services that contribute to safety improvements in industry and NSW workplaces
  • Have strong communication skills to proactively engage and influence key industry stakeholders
  • Be a self-starter who is highly motivated, engaged in workplace safety, return to work and be accountable for decisions made
  • Have the ability to manage 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 Metropolitan Operations leadership team
  • Have access to flexible work conditions keeping within operational requirements

More importantly, you will contribute to the SafeWork’s focus on helping business prevent harm by embedding a strong safety landscape across NSW workplaces.

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 position, however base offices are located at Baulkham Hills and Liverpool

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.

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