Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator

Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator

Job Title: Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator
Contract Type: Contract Full Time
Location: Proserpine, Queensland
Salary: Generous Package inc Vehicle Allowance +12% Super
Reference: 1846
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2022 15:12

Job Description

Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator
Whitsunday Regional Council | Proserpine, Qld

  • Lead the work health and safety organisational strategy
  • Develop, mentor and manage an established safety team
  • Live and work on the doorstep of world-renowned Great Barrier Reef

The Workplace Health and Safety coordinator will proactively lead Whitsunday Regional Council's health and safety culture. You will provide accurate specialist advice, guidance and interpretations to all Council employees on work health and safety strategies including policy, procedure, legislation and best practice.

Your work will be underpinned by Council's priority focus that all incidents are avoidable and strives to create an environment free from injury or illness.

Position Objectives:

  • Meeting the work health and safety KPI's of Council's strategic plan.
  • Planning and prioritising key safety initiatives and programs that are measurable and provide positive results.
  • Developing and refining of safety reporting functions for all work groups that are easily implemented and relevant to the work being undertaken.
  • Proactively managing safety performance trends, focusing on risk and compliance.
  • Providing regular reporting with regards to safety management compliance, outcomes and issues.

Personal Attributes and Qualifications Required:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (Work Health and Safety) with significant experience in a similar role.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to inspire and lead others.
  • Experience in being accountable for organisational wide work health and safety culture, results and initiatives.
  • Experience in managing and developing a team of work health and safety professionals.
  • Experience in the development of best practice work health and safety strategies, policies and procedures for an organisation with similar scale, scope and challenges.

Council is offering a competitive remuneration package, including generous vehicle allowance and 12% superannuation. You will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in an organisation that values its people and provides excellent community services to the local region.

How to apply

Please download the candidate information pack to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting the application.

Applications close 5pm on Monday 20 June 2022.