Job Details
  • Reference383617A_1637215215
  • LocationDandenong
  • SalaryAU$55 - AU$60 per hour
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted20 days ago
  • ConsultantNimmy De Silva

Work Health & Safety Advisor

An opportunity exists for an experienced Work Health & Safety Advisor to join a leading government agency for a minimum 12-month contract starting in early January.

Location - Multiple locations available
Hours - 8.30am to 5.00pm

The Work Health & Safety Advisor is a team membership position and is accountable for organising their workflow and making independent decisions relating to an area of responsibility. The position will provide policy advice within an area of specialisation with advice based on policies and legislation.

The role will undertake activities and tasks using available information where options are not always evident. It will be required to perform procedural, clerical, administrative and operational tasks that supports and contributes to company objectives.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing sound WHS advice and working collaboratively with workers and managers regarding WHS legislation, policy, processes and procedures.
  • Providing technical WHS advice to support the business functions of the WHSW Team.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and contributing to the development of learning and development materials.
  • Assisting in the management and provision of advice on incident responses, including coordinating incident investigations.
  • Assisting in undertaking / reviewing hazard inspections and risk assessments along with follow-up of corrective action plans.
  • Coordinating the development and maintenance of the hazard inspection schedule.
  • Promoting safety culture , provide guidance to colleagues and assisting in the development of WHS communications, including Safety Alerts and Safety Shares.
  • Assisting in the preparation of briefs, reports, meeting papers and other materials related to managing WHS.


(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)

Information technology and Security

  • Pre-Engagement Check - this is a mandatory pre-employment security screening process. All employees and contractors must undertake a Pre-Engagement Check.
  • Computer/software applications - Microsoft Office computer based work
  • ability to access and use client records management system (CRM) and associated business applications


    If this opportunity sounds like the right role for you, please hit "Apply" today. Applications close Wednesday 25th of November.