Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144533
  • LocationMelbourne
  • Salary$60.26 per hour, Benefits: + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted27 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian’s in achieving their goals and helps them to live a better life. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office locations in Melbourne or Geelong.

About the role:

The APS6 Work Health & Safety Advisor is responsible for providing support to workers and managers throughout the employee lifecycle. You will support the Agency to provide a safe workplace for workers, to build their capability and foster a positive and inclusive culture.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Provide WHS advice to workers and managers across the Agency, including interpreting and applying legislation, policy and procedures.
  • Provide technical WHS advice to support the business functions of the WHSW Team, including advising managers on technical and best practice WHS processes in a public service context.
  • Take a leading role in implementing the WHS Management System for the Agency, including developing and implementing policies, procedures and the development of learning and development materials.
  • Manage and provide advice on incident responses, including coordinating incident investigations.
  • Undertake and review hazard and risk assessments and coordinating the development and maintenance of the Agency’s WHS risk register and hazard inspection schedule.


  • Experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • Experience in coordinating and assisting in the management of complex cases
  • The ability to provide WHS advice and assistance, including providing information relating to how persons can comply with legislation.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with stakeholders at multiple levels, utilising appropriate oral and written format.
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one

Desirable skills to have for the role:

  • A certificate level qualification in work health and safety, or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience in corporate level WHS operations.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.
Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click ‘APPLY” to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at to be considered for this opportunity.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 16th May 2023