Health & Safety Officer

Job no: 503742
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Human Resources, HEO6

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(HEO6) and $78,476-$84,801 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing position available immediately

The role of the Health & Safety Officer is to provide day to day support to the faculty, ensuring safe operation of laboratories and workshops

Working under general direction, you will undertake laboratory and workshop health and safety inspections, identifying potential hazards, advising on risk assessments, safety project work and reviewing and developing Standard Operating Procedures.

To be successful in this role, you will need a high level of communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships and work collaboratively within a customer focused environment.  A sound knowledge of Work, Health and Safety Management systems and applications will be required.

To be successful you will need:

  • Sound understanding of relevant legislation and Hazard Management practices.
  • Demonstrated capacity to assist in managing significant risk across a large and/or complex organisation.
  • Significant experience in stakeholder engagement
  • Experience in the delivery of safety training and demonstrated ability to communicate safety concepts clearly.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks with competing deadlines, implementing plans to achieve defined outcomes, and the ability to investigate, analyse and implement corrective actions.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity, We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 2 February 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Christopher Miller
Health, Safety & Wellbeing Manager, ECMS

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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