Work Health Safety Advisor
Closes: 19 June 2019
Classification: Infrastructure Officer 3
Salary: $104,872 - $115,121
Position No: 37382
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 June 2019
Contact Officer: Michael Whitehouse on
(02) 6205 3164
Details: Procurement ACT is seeking an experienced and motivated candidate to fill a Work Health and Safety (WHS) Advisor role within the Operations team in Procurement ACT. The successful candidate will be a part of a small project team responsible for implementing the ACT Government’s Active Certification Policy, WHS reporting and the promotion of WHS and safety practices on ACT Government construction sites. Supporting the Superintendent of Works the WHS Advisor provides guidance and direction for the planning, implementation and operation of WHS on ACT Government construction sites. With limited supervision the WHS Advisor will develop systems, processes and efficient reporting on WHS and compliance to the Active Certification Policy and assist in the evaluation of Tenders against the WHS weighted criteria. Strong communication skills are essential for this role, the successful candidate will be required to liaise at various levels across a range of areas 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. Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension. This position will be temporarily filled on a revolving basis to build experience and qualifications in WHS and compliance across the ACT Government. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Applicants should address the Selection Criteria (with a maximum of 300 words per criterion), provide details of two referees and a current Curriculum Vitae.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.
This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension.