First listed on: 08 October 2019
New South Wales Police Force

Work, Health and Safety Officer - Workforce Safety, Human Resources - Surry Hills 

The Work, Health and Safety (WHS) Officer supports Human Resources service delivery by providing advice, assistance and support to commands/business units, WHS Coordinators and workers on WHS issues, legislation and best practice.
Key accountabilities
  • Conduct auditing of NSWPF safety management systems and prepare documentation on findings and identified areas of risk or non compliance.
  • Provide consultation services on WHS issues to internal and external stakeholders including Officers as defined by WHS legislation. 
  • Provide advice and support to commands in the implementation of safe work practices which comply with the key principles of organisational safety management systems and promote risk management strategies.
  • Undertake WHS risk based activities such as risk assessments and risk profiling for commands and business units.
  • Contribute to the development of organisational WHS projects, policies and procedures.
  • Create and maintain records management systems and general reports utilising electronic systems.
  • Conduct WHS training for staff across NSW Police Force.
  • Conduct and provide assistance on WHS incident investigations, including technical advice on the electronic incident reporting process.
Key challenges
  • Working cooperatively with stakeholders to build and maintain solid and productive working relationships and partnerships to deliver best practice in WHS.
  • Providing effective customer service while managing competing work priorities including complex issues and urgent timeframes.
  • Maintaining knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, policies, procedures and best practice.
To view or download the Role Description click here
  • Clerk Grade 5/6
  • Full-Time Ongoing
  • Surry Hills
Essential requirements - candidates must:
  • obtain and maintain the requisite security clearance for this role
  • hold a current driver’s licence with no traffic offences recorded on their driving history within the last six (6) months. 
To be eligible to apply for this role, you must meet one of the following statuses: 
  • an Australian Citizen
  • a permanent Australian resident or citizen of New Zealand
Applications from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged.
This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.
For your application to be considered, you must:
  • attach a cover letter;
  • attach an up-to-date CV/Resume; and
  • address each of the Target Questions in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document. Please limit your response to no more than 1 page per question.
Please do not attach copies of Qualifications, Certificates or documentation (other than a Resume/CV) - you can bring these if called for interview.

Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.

Applications can only be submitted electronically online via the I Work for NSW website.
For information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force click here
To view or download the Role Description click here

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