Job Details
  • Reference379757E_1632817988
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantFiona Bell

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 Adviser on a contract for 12 months/ Ongoing, Full-Time.

About the Role:

Our Client is looking for an APS 6 WHS Adviser to join our small team. The WHS Adviser is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of the department's Work Health and Safety Management System, including reviewing policies and procedures, provision of advice and the promotion and implementation of health, safety and wellbeing initiatives.

Role details

In this role you will be required to perform duties in accordance with the APS Values and Code of Conduct; and

  • Contribute to the establishment and implementation of the departments' Work Health and Safety Management System including review of WHS policies guidelines and procedures.
  • Provide expert advice and tailored responses to work health and safety queries including strategic advice where appropriate.
  • Act as the Secretariat for the department's WHS Committee.
  • Undertake incident report management, including investigations where required, and hazard inspections.
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly WHS reporting.
  • Contribute to the identification and implementation of system and process improvement initiatives.
  • Prepare draft reports, briefing material and correspondence

Skills & Experience:

  • Technical knowledge
    • Knowledge of the WHS legislative framework and experience in interpreting and applying this in a work environment. A certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is desirable.
  • Stakeholder engagement/management
    • Build and manage effective partnerships that engage stakeholders in understanding the issues, identifying innovative solutions and in supporting implementation.
  • Communication
    • Communicate with influence both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Values and attributes
    • Show integrity and respect for others. Display drive and resilience, and adopt a positive approach.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a Baseline security clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Fiona Bell on 02 62689931 or email for further discussion.