Coordinator Work Health & Safety (Ref: 14)

$101,490 yearly
  • Greater Geraldton City Council
  • Geraldton WA, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

The Coordinator Work Health & Safety is responsible for the implementation, ongoing maintenance and improvement of the City work heath & safety system and practices. This position shall be a critical role and will contribute to effective safety, health and wellbeing planning and performance management across the City.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and direction to the Work Health & Safety (WHS)
  • Advise and assist City employees in the implementation of the City’s WHS policies, procedures and processes to support compliance with relevant OS&H legislation and other requirements.
  • Oversee and lead the implementation of the City’s WHS Management System and Plan
  • Foster and develop a WHS culture across the organisation in line with best practice in Local Government and relevant industry sectors.

For further information view the position description: Coordinator Work Health & Safety (Ref: 14)

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Brodie Pearce, Manager Corporate Compliance & Safety on 08 9956 6644.

Position requirements:

  • Degree in Work Health & Safety or relevant field and substantial experience or lesser qualification with extensive experience
  • Advanced Diploma in Leadership and Management or lesser qualification with extensive experience
  • Extensive diverse experience in the practical application of WHS processes in a variety of work settings, including the conduct of inspections, audits, risk assessments, accident/incident investigations, tool box meetings, contractor and volunteer management and training and advising internal stakeholders

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $101,490 per annum or $51.3611 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 19% Superannuation 
  • 27 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Thursday 11 August 2022.

Ross McKim


Job Closing Date

11 Aug, 2022