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WHS Officer

WHS Officer

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  • Are you passionate about safety?
  • Do you want to work in a team with a high-trust culture?
  • Do you enjoy working with people to improve their safety?

We offer a diverse and supportive working environment, opportunities for professional development, flexible work practices, income protection insurance and a genuine desire for you to enjoy your work.

WHS Officer

Reference number 492

General Officer Level 4: $81,731 - $87,653 (FTE) plus superannuation

Part time (0.8FTE), permanent

The Adelaide Hills Council is a magnificent place to live, work and visit. The environmental, residential, primary production and natural qualities of the district are renowned and contribute to the Adelaide Hills being "a special place", and one of Australia's most loved areas. Adelaide Hills Council is committed to building the community through leadership, community involvement and commitment to service.

If you are passionate about work health and safety, this is the opportunity for you. Supporting our WHS Advisor and Executive Manager Organisational Development, the WHS Officer will assist in improving the management of work health and safety across all of Council’s functions.

In this role you will:

  • Support a range of WHS activities relevant to the delivery of Council’s WHS Program.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development, update, and maintenance of the WHS System (Skytrust).
  • Work with all levels across the organisation to guide and train people in WHS system use.
  • Undertake administrative work associated with the Health and Safety Committee.
  • Able to identify opportunities for continuous improvement of WHS activities.

What you must bring to the role:

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Work, Health and Safety or an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of duties required.
  • Sound knowledge of the Work Health and Safety Act (2012) and underpinning Regulations, and experience in interpreting and applying this legislation.
  • Experience in developing and delivering training is advantageous.

This advert information can be provided in other formats if requested.

Applications must address the specified selection criteria in the position description and state the reference number from the advert. Download the position description below.

Apply by 8.00pm, Thursday 18 August 2022 by email to

Enquiries are welcome to Megan Sutherland, Executive Manager Organisational Development on (08) 8408 0431.

International applicants who do not have an appropriate Australian work visa or residency will not be considered or acknowledged.

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