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Safety Officer (Operational Safety) Perth WA

The University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia Perth WA Australia

1 month ago

• Exciting secondment opportunity available to Current UWA Staff
• Level 5, full-time appointment on a 12-month fixed term basis
• Base salary range: $73,982 – $81,999 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About The Team

As part of Technical Services, you will join the Safety and Operations team. This team provides practical and applied specialist safety services to support the University’s research and teaching facilities and activities. This operational team spans across all university buildings, facilities, and units.

About The Opportunity

Reporting to the Team Leader (Safety and Operations), you will provide technical and safety expertise and support to staff and students for any practical activities or research. You will also work across all discipline areas to set up, modify and maintain the safe operation of specialist equipment, activities and facilities. In addition, you will effectively engage with clients and parties external to the University.

About You

To be considered for... this opportunity, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Occupational Health & Safety (or demonstrated equivalent competency) and substantial relevant technical experience at an appropriate level. You will have sound knowledge of occupational safety and health, WHS legislation and statutory requirements, and the ability to provide advice and work actions to clients.

Those with ability to teach and demonstrate practical skills or have experience in the delivery of induction/training courses are encouraged to apply.

Note : This position requires the appointee to be able to meet the physical requirements of the position and some after-hours work may be required.

About Your Application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Position description - Safety Officer (Operational Safety) (514305).pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria .

You may also submit an additional statement (1-page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Monday, 8 May 2023

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Greg Cozens on (08) 6488 5552 or at [email protected] .

This position is only open to Current UWA staff.

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability
Perth WA Australia

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