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Health & Safety Project Officer

Health & Safety Project Officer

Job Title: Health & Safety Project Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0908SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2021 13:36

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently inviting applications for experienced Health & Safety professional, to join a metro council in Melbourne's east on contract through until 31st December 2021.

Council are currently rolling out a Task Hazard Analysis Project designed to identify hazards, assess risks and review / improve controls associated with all tasks carried out by teams in the Environment, Sustainability & Open Space, Facilities, Waste & Infrastructure departments. 

As the successful candidate you will coordinate this implementation by;  consistently meeting and liaising with designated teams to ensure accurate and highly organised data collection & support teams with identifying hazards and conducting risk assessment of tasks. 

Key Requirements: 
  • OHS Training Cert IV or substantial relevant experience
  • Proven experience in an operational or local government setting 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to tailor messaging to a wide variety of audiences
  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise competing demands
  • High level problem-solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and direction
  • High degree of resourcefulness and problem solving
Get in touch for more information!

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government, please contact Sarah Kettlewell on (03) 8535 3111.


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