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Occupational Health & Safety Advisor

Applications close 05/07/2020

  • Salary: $86k to $93k per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Temporary Full Time
  • Join an innovative & collaborative Council & take part in shaping safety at Stonnington!
Located along the banks of the Yarra, The City of Stonnington is a vibrant and diverse municipality with a population exceeding 100,000 residents and covering an area of 25 km2. Stonnington has an enviable record as an innovative and progressive Council that is committed to providing a culture where employee health, wellbeing and development are a priority.

We are seeking two professional Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Advisors to join our People and Safety Department for a 12 month period on a full time basis, with the potential to extend.

As key members of the Safety & Prevention team, you will be responsible for the provision of OH&S information, advice and assistance, incident and emergency management and OH&S induction and training. You will also be responsible for ensuring safety audits are conducted for Council operations and external contractors on a regular and on-going basis. Additionally, you’ll play a key part in the review of the service unit functions and highlighting opportunities for enhancements and recommending preventative measures.

The successful applicants will have a tertiary qualification in OH&S or related field with some experience or extensive experience within the OH&S environment, well-developed knowledge of OH&S legislation, a safety auditor qualification as well as the ability to work constructively with management, team leaders and staff at all levels

As an employee at the City of Stonnington, you’ll be rewarded with a competitive remuneration, yearly EBA wage increases, a monthly accrued day off for a valuable work-life balance and an award nominated wellbeing program. You’ll be offered opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution.

Our next EBA wage increase will take effect from 1 July 2020 and will increase the salary of this position to $88,661 to $93,020 per annum.

The City of Stonnington is committed to being a child safe organisation and as an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Be part of Stonnington. Work that matters. People who make a difference

Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Sarah Taylor on Ph: 82901359

A Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria can be found here.

Position Descriptions
PD - OHS Advisor - Tempoary Full Time - 2020.pdf


The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.