health and safety officer in canberra

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canberra, australian capital territory
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About the client: Our client is an Education provider that develops new ideas and promotes lasting knowledge to create an academic environment where outstanding students and scholars from around the world can be inspired to excel in their programs of study and research. Our client is well known for discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership.

About the role: The Senior Health, Safety & Facilities Officer position is responsible for ensuring the implementation of Health and safety policy and procedures and provide advice, training, monitoring and auditing of the HS management system to ensure the organisation meets its HS legislative compliance obligations. You will be required to make decisions and work independently to achieve the H&S goals of the company.

The position also supports the administration of facilities support services by the external clients to the organisation including furniture and fittings, minor new works and facilities maintenance.

Experience and Skills

  • Strong Heath and Safety experience

  • Working knowledge of facilities an advantage

  • Experience Managing compliance of Rehab and injury management

  • Support the administration and maintenance of the facilities

  • Key point of contact for all internal stakeholders for H&S matters

  • Leading policy implementation and compliance

  • Monitor and report hazards and incidents

  • Experience conducting risk assessments, work safety procedures and training and inductions

  • Support and assist rehabilitation co-ordination and injury management

  • Provide a high level of advice to internal stakeholders on WHS matters

In return

  • Salary circa $90,000 - $100,000 + super

  • Strong career development opportunity

  • High profile team and organisation

  • Development and coaching

  • 12 month contract

Is this position right for you: This opportunity will suit an experienced OHE/WHS professional with 5+ years experience in a large government department, university or similar sized organisation with technical and at times complex WHS requirements.

To apply please follow the link. For a confidential discussion after submitting your application, please call Ryan on 02 6132 3802.





educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma