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Work Health & Safety, Assistant Director - Contract

Location:
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Posted:
2018-09-14
Advertiser:
Hays ANZ - 2111700

 

  • Geelong Based role, 12 month role
  • Federal Government
  • Claire Borwick 5226 8000

 

Assistant Director Work Health & Safety Job in Geelong, 12 month contract. Immediate start.

YOUR NEW COMPANY
This Federal Government organisation in Geelong requires an experienced Work Health & Safety Assistant Director to assist the Director.

YOUR NEW ROLE
The primary focus of this role is to provide a high level of autonomy to coordinate, or assume responsibility to resolve, a range of very complex or sensitive WHS issues
Deliverables include but limited to:

  • prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of health and safety
  • investigate/record incidents, accidents, complaints and some cases of ill health
  • undertake risk assessments and ensure hazard inspections are undertaken
  • ensure equipment is installed correctly/safely
  • identify potential hazards
  • determine ways of reducing risks
  • develop internal health and safety policies/strategies/guidelines, etc.
  • compile statistics
  • draw up safe operational practices and drive necessary changes
  • write reports, bulletins and newsletter articles
  • conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention
  • provide health and safety meetings and train courses for employees
  • liaise with relevant authorities
  • keep up-to-date and ensure compliance with current health and safety legislation
  • evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law
  • monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations
  • recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SUCCEED
You will be responsible for communicating and consulting with managers, and other relevant stakeholders. You will have proven experience in a Senior WHS role, have a deep understanding of legal health and safety guidelines.

WHAT YOU'LL GET IN RETURN
You'll be offered a generous hourly rate and exposure to a Government organisation. Immediate start required!

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW
To register your interest in this position please click "Apply". *Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.