Work, Health and Safety Officer
Closes: 01 November 2019
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $84,257 - $96,430
Position No: 39358
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 02 October 2019
Contact Officer: Amalie Shawcross on
(02) 6207 7603
Details: The National Arboretum Canberra is seeking an experienced and highly motivated candidate to fill a Work Health and Safety (WHS) Officer role within its dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing the ACT Government’s WHS Policies, WHS reporting and the promotion of WHS and safety practices at the Arboretum. The WHS Officer will provide guidance and direction for the planning, implementation and operation of WHS at the Arboretum and with limited supervision develop and continue to implement systems, processes and efficient reporting on WHS and compliance. Strong communication skills are essential for this role. The successful candidate will be required to liaise at various levels across a range of areas with contractors as well as throughout the Government whilst maintaining a high degree of confidentiality and discretion. The candidate will also need to adhere to and promote the principles of the Respect Equity and Diversity (RED) Framework, WHS, and the ACTPS Values and Signature Behaviours to maintain a safe, healthy and fair workplace for all staff. If you are an innovative thinker with experience in Work Health and Safety (WHS) and would like to join a positive and energetic team we want to hear from you.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: The successful applicant will be based at the National Arboretum Canberra. The position can include regular evening and weekend work. The National Arboretum Canberra is open 7 days a week so flexibility around working hours including evenings and weekends is required. If you are successful in being invited to interview for this position, there may be a practical exercise to undertake. You will be notified of requirements at the time of being called for interview.
Note: Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Applicants are to address the Selection Criteria located in the Position Description, and provide a current curriculum vitae and the names and contact of two referees.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.