2022 Workplace Health & Safety Intern - Kemp's Creek/Moorebank NSW

Job summary

Amazon is a company of builders. A  philosophy of ownership carries through everything we do — from the  proprietary technologies we create to the new businesses we launch and  grow. You’ll find it in every team across our company; from providing  Earth’s biggest selection of products to developing ground-breaking  software and devices that change entire industries, Amazon embraces  invention and progressive thinking. Amazon is continually evolving; it’s  a place where motivated employees thrive, and ownership and  accountability lead to meaningful results. It’s as simple as this: we  pioneer.

With every order made and parcel delivered, customer  demand at Amazon is growing. To meet this demand, and keep our world-class service running smoothly, we're growing our WHS team across  Australia and offering a 3 month internship to a WHS candidate.

Amazon  is looking for ambitious, curious and versatile candidates to join our  unique world as interns. An Amazon Australia internship will provide you with an unforgettable experience in a fast-paced, dynamic and  international environment; it will boost your resume and will provide a  superb introduction to our activities.

As a Workplace Health  & Safety Intern, you will be a passionate advocate for creating and  delivering safe yet efficient working environments. You must have  excellent analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills, be an  effective communicator, have a high sense of (internal) customer service and be able to work with cross-functional teams including Senior  Management.


  • BWU2 AR site, Kemp’s Creek, Western Sydney
  • MEL1 FC, Dandenong, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mulgrave or Tullamarine logistical delivery stations, Melbourne, Victoria
  • BWU1 FC, Moorebank, Sydney

Key job responsibilities

  • Familiarize and help with the organization and WHS processes for the operations site
  • Assist the site WHS Manager and the site WHS teams in delivering safety processes and operations
  • Support safety process systems through participation in planned audits, inspections and injury prevention processes
  • Support day to day operational WHS requirements on site including  participation in Daily deep dive meetings, weekly operational WHS meetings, site inspections and audits, incident investigations, risk  assessments, procedural implementation, compliance assessments
  • Analyze accident data and develop standards to ensure prevention of accidents
  • Help to develop safety procedures and implement training programs to  meet the needs of Managers and Associates in regards to critical safety issues
  • Reporting out on WHS requirements and trends, this can include deliver of WHS related induction or trainings


Your project will require you to work as part of the WHS team alongside the site operations team on a risk reduction project/Ergonomic and MSD Injury reduction project/ WHS Data and benchmarking project/ WHS Health and Wellness project (choice of projects)


  • We want to hire the world’s brightest minds, and offer them an  environment in which they can relentlessly improve the experience for our customers.
  • Currently in the penultimate year of your university  degree/qualification in Health & Safety, Engineering or similar discipline
  • You must have Australian/New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency at the time you submit your application
  • Excellent analytical skills, preferably with advanced proficiency in Excel (e.g. macros, pivot tables, complex formulas)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem-solving mind set with proactive issue resolution
  • You are able to demonstrate curiosity and pro-activity, which will  allow you to gain greater autonomy in the course of the internship and make the most of your time with us to fully achieve your learning and  development goals

Please note: Our internship dates are from late  November 2022 to February 2023, you will need to be available for those dates to be eligible.


  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, and to meet  tight deadlines and prioritise workload even when faced with conflicting priorities
  • Previous work experience – a summer job, internship; if it’s an experience in a related field or business, even better

Note:  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For an update on your  status, or to confirm your application was submitted successfully,  please login to your candidate portal. Please note that we are reviewing  a high volume of applications and appreciate your patience.

Acknowledgement of country

In  the spirit of reconciliation Amazon acknowledges the Traditional  Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to  land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and  present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait  Islander peoples today.

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  • Closing Date:2nd Nov 2022, 6:08 am


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