First listed on: 24 July 2022

Health & Safety Advisor - Assets & Infrastructure

 

  • $90,067 to $102,192 + 10.5% Super
  • Fixed Term, Full Time - Up to 2 years
  • Ensure the Assets and Infrastructure business unit is supported through implementation of health and safety initiatives


WHO WE ARE:

Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is a volunteer-based emergency service. Our highly skilled and equipped Volunteers are trained comprehensively in a wide range of emergency environments. To minimise the impact of emergencies when they occur and strengthen the community's capacity to recover swiftly and safely, VICSES focuses on working with communities and partners in building resilience to achieve more aware, informed and prepared communities.  We support them to understand their risk and the relevance of taking action before, during and after emergency events.

As the largest road rescue network in Australia we have specialist teams that provide a 24/7 response to road accident and trauma incidents. We assist Victoria Police in search and rescue operations, and play an important role in supporting the Country Fire Authority (CFA), Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV), Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) during major bushfire and emergency incidents.

ROLE SUMMARY: 

This position is available due to VICSES implementing a new operating model with a change to the structure of roles, to best serve the needs of our community and our people.

Reporting directly to the Health and Safety Manager (Western) this role is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of a range of Health and Safety initiatives and systems within the Assets and Infrastructure business units. This role will be providing expert advice to H&S matters and supporting management with risk assessments, safety in design and contractor management.

This role requires a flexible and solution focused approach with the ability to balance competing demands and to coach and influence line managers and volunteer Unit Controllers to assist them to lead their area towards VICSES' goals.

This role may support Emergency Management Victoria in major operations by fulfilling Safety Advisor roles in Incident Management Teams. This is an all-hazards role that requires providing support to other emergency service organisations as required by the event.

This role will require travel to regional offices and volunteer-lead units.

TO APPLY:

Please view the Position Description and submit an application via careers.vic.gov.au. Applications should include a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience, along with a current resume or CV.

For further information about the role, please contact Terese Howlett on 0421 013 069.

Applications close Sunday 7 August 2022.

VICSES staff are required to comply with the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Direction and all successful candidates are required to provide their vaccination status before commencing employment.

VICSES is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to being a child safe organisation and are taking a leadership role in gender equality in the emergency management sector. For more information on our values and the benefits of working with us, please click here - ses.vic.gov.au/join-us/careers.




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