Workplace Health & Safety Senior Advisor

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Workplace Health & Safety Senior Advisor

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Government General

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    $67.08 - $72.21p/h

  • Contact:

    Fritzy Democer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    028311 8490

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Assistant Director, Workplace Health & Safety
Location: Canberra
$67.08 - $72.21p/h
Reporting to the Executive Branch Manager of Events ACT the Assistant Director, WHS will:

  • In accordance with the CMTEDD WHS Management System, provide high level advice, guidance and support to Events ACT staff and managers on a range of WHS legislative, policy, practice and compliance matters;
  • Support staff and managers within Events ACT and where appropriate, across the Division, in discharging their WHS and Emergency Response responsibilities;
  • Work with staff in undertaking strategic risk management planning, identification and analysis of risks and maintenance of risk registers both internally and for events managed by Events ACT;
  • Develop and maintain Events ACT WHS plans and policies specific to each event delivered by Events ACT.
  • Maintain and monitor regulatory and compliance documentation relating to safety management systems and staff training. Identify and report training needs and legislative compliance relative to Events ACT service delivery;
  • Document, report and monitor safety breaches, hazards and accidents and near miss incidents occurring on Events ACT events sites and within the office environment for Events ACT. Assist in the delivery of and report on the implementation of amended safety practices to address identified safety hazards or hazardous work practices;
  • Provide input as required to the preparation of tender documentation, management of tender processes, monitoring and managing contracts;
  • Ensure Events ACT staff are trained on the full induction process for contractors and other staff working on Events ACT event sites including toolbox talks with contractors and for monitor ongoing WHS conformance;
  • Evaluate asset condition and performance related to safety compliance issues;
  • Represent Events ACT at Directorate WHS related Committees and report back to the Events ACT team; and
  • This position involves direct supervision of staff.
Next Steps 

This is for an immediate start so do not delay APPLY now below, or email for further information.

Fritzy Democer 02 8311 8490

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE for this role. Australian PR or Citizenship is required.