Senior Occupational Safety and Health Advisor (Ref: 14)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 16-Oct-2019 04:00 PM

About the position:

The City is seeking an experienced applicant to coordinate the implementation, maintenance and improvement of the City’s OS&H system and practices. The position is the primary OS&H role in the City and will be responsible for the daily provision of OS&H services for across City operations and is supported by an OS&H graduate.

Key accountabilities:

  • Implement and monitor the City’s OS&H Management System and Plan
  • Coordinate the City’s transition to operation under the forthcoming WHS Harmonised Legislation.
  • Provide ongoing advice to employees consistent with the City’s policies and procedures, OS&H legislation and guidance material.
  • Oversee the City’s OS&H incident reporting, investigation and corrective action management function.
  • Conduct workplace observations, inspections, OS&H monitoring and auditing as required.
  • Administer the City’s electronic OS&H application Myosh.

For further information view the position description: Senior OSH Advisor

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Brodie Pearce, Coordinator Procurement & Risk on 08 9956 6644.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant requires extensive experience in the practical application of OS&H principles, standards and processes in a variety of work settings including the conduct of hazard inspections, audits, risk assessments, accident/incident investigations, tool box meetings, and training and advising internal stakeholders. Additionally, this position requires comprehensive communication skills with a proven ability to build and sustain partnerships as well as negotiate and influence at all levels in order to continuously improve corporate and operational OS&H performance.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $96,770 per annum or $48.9726 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation 
  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to Information for Applicants for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4.00pm, Wednesday 16 October 2019.


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