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Work Health and Safety Specialist

Job No: GR3233
Location: Hurstville

Are you an experienced Health and Safety specialist looking for a new challenge?

  • Provide operational support for the continuous improvement of Council's Work Health and Safety functions.
  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • Salary from $83,143.21 - $96,332.14 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more

Georges River Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Work Health and Safety Specialist to join our dynamic and busy Governance and Risk Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving improvements to Work Health and Safety and Return to Work programs across Council using a customer focused improvement approach, taking into account organisational priorities, and legislative requirements.

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today! Ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application.

Key Skills

  • A comprehensive understanding of the Work Health & Safety, Workers Compensation and Injury Management Legislation and Guidelines.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to deal with a wide variety of employees, influence and secure approvals with a range of stakeholders and customers.
  • Demonstrated proactive analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility to respond effectively to business needs and maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate significant experience in WHS field, particularly in relation to management systems, policy and program development, implementation, monitoring and auditing.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Popy Mourgelas, Manager Governance and Risk Management on 02 9330 6177.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 11.30pm

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.

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