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Work Health and Safety Officer

Location:
East Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Posted:
2020-01-24
Advertiser:
Department of Defence - JCG/00018/20


APS Level 6

$80,669 - $92,150 (plus super)
East Fremantle, WA


If you are a highly motivated Work Health Safety Officer with experience in developing and implementing integrated people policies, practices and processes in relation to the safety and management of employee health and have an interest in supporting healthcare activities of the Australian Defence Force personnel who are every bit as committed and focused as you, then this position would suit you.


As the Work Health & Safety Officer you will be responsible for the provision of efficient, timely and accurate advice in relation to safety and employee health, well-being and prevention activities for Joint health Unit-Western Australia. Reporting directly to the Commanding Officer, the Work Health & Safety Officer is accountable for undertaking a range of procedural, operational, governance and administrative activities. They will demonstrate a thorough understanding of the requirements of the WHS position as well as the legislative, regulatory and compliance frameworks that underpin its activities.


Defence provides a fair, flexible, safe and rewarding workplace with a focus on achieving outcomes, committed to investing in you, by providing a range of learning and development programs to help you reach your full potential while enjoying experiences and opportunities that you simply wouldn’t get with any other organization. Your working hours will be conducive to fostering work/life balance with additional leave benefits in line with government positions including paid and unpaid leave options.


You’ll be joining a team of people who are caring and supportive by nature. You will add value with a similarly positive, optimistic and open-minded approach. You must be able to work autonomously but will value teamwork and the support of those around you.


Under the One Defence leadership you will be part of a White ribbon accredited, culturally sensitive workplace which is respectful, trusted and proven to deliver always.


Please note: The current position is ongoing however we will be creating a merit pool to fill similar ongoing and non-ongoing positions that become available within the next 12 months.


Application Closing Date: Friday 21 February, 2020.


For further information please review the job information pack, reference JCG/00018/20 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers.