Work Health and Safety Officer

  • Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council
  • 320 Wa Tyne Street, Mission River Napranum, QLD 4874, Australia
  • Jan 27, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

DEPARTMENT:

Corporate Services

CLASSIFICATION

REPORTS TO:

Corporate and Community Services Division Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

The Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council (NASC) is looking for a qualified and experienced Work Health and Safety(WHS) Officer to join our busy team in the Napranum office. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of work health and safety within council through developing, maintaining and coordinating proactive policies, procedures, standards and systems.

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Assist in leading and coordinating programs to ensure Council and employee compliance with legislative requirements and Council’s WHS management system
  • Provide WHS guidance, advice and support to all NASC employees
  • Undertake incident investigations and provide appropriate reports to management
  • Assist in developing, reviewing and conducting WHS training activities

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant qualification of at least certificate level in WHS
  • Relevant experience and demonstrated interest in WHS
  • Demonstrated understanding of current safety related legislation and guidelines, and the ability to apply these within a council context
  • Possession of a current open “C” class licence
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a QLD General Construction Induction Card (“White Card”)

This position will remain open until filled.

Application Pack

Applicants must prepare a cover letter that responds to the Selection Criteria found in the Application Pack.
Applications that do not include a cover letter and address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applicants are to submit their resume and a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria to employment@napranum.qld.gov.au

For more information, contact the HR team on 07 4090 5600

Job Closing Date

Feb 27, 2021