Job Details
  • Reference363610B_1600902929
  • LocationCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS6 WHS Officer on a contract until January 2021 with potential extension. The role is to start ASAP at Jervis Bay - Booderee National Park.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate responses to internal and external WHS reviews for our client including local responses
  • Development and coordination of the implementation of global/local WHS SOPs/guidelines, safety alerts/factsheets, templates and checklists where there are gaps in the WHS management system referred to in these reviews/ investigations
  • Engage with and manage relationship and enquires with the regard to the implementation of the control measures
  • Actively engage with relevant operational key stakeholders and the Department's Chief Medical Officer, Chief Pilot, and General Counsel Branch and DNP Legal as required
  • Validation of the WHS control measures implemented against the review recommendations, ensuring they achieve the desired outcome and are effectively implemented in the operational environment
  • Review the effectiveness and implementation of the response in relation to Comcare inspection recommendations or observations for the past two years
  • Provide technical safety advice and support to operational areas and assist in implementation of the control measures validation of the effectiveness of the control measures to ensure the controls are implemented in the operational environment
  • Ensure due diligence obligations are meet in regard to reporting on progress and effectiveness of controls against each of these reviews/investigations. Depending on the nature of the review or investigation, this includes reports to the Director, key stakeholders and appropriate committees
  • Develop case review or safety share where appropriate, and closure reports against all reviews/investigations.

Some travel may be required in this role.

This position is an 'Identified' position which signifies that the role has a strong involvement in issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mandatory Requirements:

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a police check.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.