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Work Health Safety Professionals

Multiple Opportunities

Darwin, Australia

Reference: 5781353

We have two full-time permanent roles available for experienced and passionate Work Health and Safety (WHS) professionals to join our Human Resources and Safety team. Are you the type of person that can contribute to driving a positive safety culture? Then we would love to hear from you!

At City of Darwin, we offer competitive remuneration with generous leave entitlements and great work-life balance. The position remuneration package is negotiable, depending on experience with a commencing package value of $90,873 per annum. If you are looking for a place to work that offers lots of variety, look no further. As a local government organisation, we provide a diverse range of services to our community and employ staff across multi-disciplinary environments, from Corporate services, libraries to city maintenance teams.

At City of Darwin we consider the health and safety of our staff and the community to be paramount. The WHS team is instrumental in supporting our organisation in providing a safe work environment and we do so by partnering with all levels of operational leadership and adopting a practice of continuous improvement.

We have the following vacancies in our WHS team:

  • Injury Management Advisor
  • Work Health Safety Advisor

The Injury Management Advisor is a newly created position that will be responsible for managing the return to work process for our staff in accordance with policies, procedures, and legislative requirements to deliver an early and safe return to the workplace. This role will also take the lead in identifying, developing, and implementing health and wellbeing initiatives across the organisation.

The WHS Advisor position is a hands-on role and, under the guidance of the WHS Manager, will be assisting with the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of City of Darwin's WHS Management System and associated policies and procedures. As a subject matter expert, you will be providing best practice WHS advice to internal stakeholders in a manner that fosters a positive safety culture whilst ensuring legislative requirements are met.

If you are a suitably qualified, experienced, and motivated safety professional who is keen to work with City of Darwin in the Local Government sector we would love to hear from you. Please click "Apply Now" and submit your application today.

For more detailed information about the roles, please refer to the position descriptions attached (both contained in the link provided).

For further enquiries, please get in touch with Alexandra Vereker, our Executive Manager HR and Safety on 08 8930 0647.

These opportunities will close mid-January 2022.

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.


Applications Close: 24 Jan 2022


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