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OHS Policy Advisor

OHS Policy Advisor

Job Title: OHS Policy Advisor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BRE0406
Contact Name: Bryony Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2021 16:02

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to an experienced OHS Policy Advisor to join a Local Government on a part time, fixed term basis.
  • ASAP - 31st December
  • 25 hours a week
  • South Eastern Suburbs
  • Band 6 - $87,879-$95,783, plus superannuation
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Provide expert-level advice that aligns operational needs with best practice to develop meaningful safety documentation as per the endorsed OHS management system framework
  • Monitor and ensure adherence to an OHS management system development action plan;
  • Develop, update and modify a documented OHS management system that aligns better practices with business needs across the organisation
  • Establish consultative work groups and coach these groups to enable effective consultation and feedback for policy and procedure drafts
  • Incorporate feedback from the consultation process into drafts for presentation to the OHS Committee’s for endorsement
  • Maintain and store all associated records and data as required
  • Track review dates and plan for review of OHS management system documents to ensure they remain current and relevant
Requirements Include:

The following qualifications and/or experience are required for the position:
  • Relevant OHS qualifications
  • Previous experience in an OHS role
  • Experience in local government would be an advantage
  • Highly developed policy and procedure writing skills
  • Experience in understanding and applying OHS legislation and guidance
  • National Criminal History check 
  • Working with Children Check 
Get in touch for more information!

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


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