Safety Officer

About Us Situated on the mid-north coast of NSW, just half an hour’s drive south of Coffs Harbour, the Nambucca Valley boasts an idyllic natural environment with stunning beaches, pristine waterways and tranquil rainforests. The region’s towns are vibrant, friendly country communities boasting modern and convenient services with plenty to see and do. At Nambucca Valley Council, we strive for a culture where our team of around 150 employees feel valued and supported at work. The Opportunity This is a great opportunity for an experienced and motivated Safety Officer. As a member of the Human Resources team, you will play a pivotal role in facilitating and fostering a proactive safety culture at Council in line with legislative requirements and best practice concepts. Key requirements of the role:
  • Diploma qualifications or higher in Work Health and Safety or relevant field coupled with solid contemporary experience in a WHS role
  • Sound working knowledge of and demonstrated ability to interpret and apply WHS legislation and regulations
  • Experience in conducting WHS investigations and audits
  • Experience in delivering WHS induction, education and awareness training
  • Demonstrated high level written, verbal and interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others to achieve positive outcomes
  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • NSW General Construction Induction Certificate (White Card)
  • Current drivers licence
What we can offer:
  • Permanent full-time position with fortnightly RDO
  • Weekly salary of $1449.90 to $1678.90 (plus 10.5% superannuation)
  • Annual salary increase as per the Local Government (State) Award
  • Long service leave after 5 years
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Learning and development programs
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program which provides confidential counselling for you and your immediate family
  • Salary packaging options including remote area benefits
  • Relocation assistance
For further information, please contact: Jo Hudson, Manager Human Resources on 0418 208 212 or [email protected] How to apply: Visit to view the position description and to apply. Applications, including a covering letter, your up-to-date CV and statement addressing the selection criteria should be lodged on line at Applications Close: 5.00pm on Monday 20 February 2023.Nambucca Valley Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and backgrounds. If you have a disability and need to request any adjustments to assist with the application process, or to discuss workplace adjustments you may require, please contact the HR team on 02 6568 2555. Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Human Resources
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:20th Feb 2023, 12:00 am


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