Job details

Location: Coburg
Salary: $50 - $57 per hour + super
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: V-112082
Posted: 17 days ago

Job description

  • Duration: Initially a 3-month contract, with potential for extension.
  • Location: Local Government office just north of Melbourne’s CBD, close to public transport.
  • Role: Assist in meeting OHS obligations and implementing safe work practices, policies, and procedures.
About the Company

Our client, a Local Government entity located just north of Melbourne’s CBD, is seeking an OHS Advisor for an initial 3-month contract, with the possibility of long-term opportunities. This full-time position runs from early July to early October, working Monday to Friday. You will join the People and Safety Team, reporting to the Unit Manager, HR, Safety & Wellbeing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in meeting OHS obligations and implementing safe work practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Support the strategic direction of OHS practices and project implementation in conjunction with the Unit Manager, HR, Safety & Wellbeing.
  • Maintain and enhance the OHS system to promote consultative processes and improve safety performance.
  • Ensure OHS compliance under relevant legislation, including the OHS Act and Regulations, in collaboration with the Unit Manager, HR, Safety & Wellbeing.
  • Promote a healthy and safe work culture to reduce and prevent workplace injuries.

  • Tertiary qualification in OHS or a related discipline.
  • Extensive experience in an OHS role or within a similar organizational setting.
  • Ability to interpret and apply OHS legislation according to industry best practices.
  • Experience conducting worksite inspections, risk assessments, and OHS audits, and monitoring compliance with safety plans and statutory requirements.
  • Strong relationship-building skills and the ability to influence managers and staff to improve OHS performance.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in writing reports and correspondence, researching data, problem-solving, and providing alternative solutions.
  • Experience working collaboratively within a team-based culture.

  • Opportunity to gain experience within Local Government.
  • Work for an innovative and community-focused organization.
  • Hybrid working model.
If you are interested in this role, please APPLY today.

At Charterhouse, we embrace and value diversity in culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation, and gender identity. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome contributions from all people, including valuing the skills and contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills, and contributions to the workplace