First listed on: 24 October 2021

 Occupational Health & Safety Advisor


City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work.  Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

Please view the below documents for this position:

Job Description

As an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Advisor you’ll partner with internal units of the organisation to:

  • Increase health and safety leadership 
  • Implement a safety focused mindset 
  • Highlighting opportunities for enhancement and recommend preventative measures
  • Co-ordinate and lead activities with stakeholders to ensure understanding, compliance of safety needs & risk assessment and hazard identification

This is a permanent full time position with a salary of $88,661 to $96,020 per annum + 10% superannuation + a monthly ADO. Consideration may be given to flexible or part time arrangements of 30+ hours per week (for example 4 days instead of 5; 5 days but shorter hours, etc). 

Desired Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have:

  • Considerable previous experience as a Safety / OH&S Advisor  
  • A tertiary qualification in OH&S or related field
  • Well-developed knowledge of OH&S legislation 
  • A history of building collaborative and constructive relationships with management, team leaders and staff at all levels. 
  • A a safety auditor qualification is highly desirable 

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.  


For enquiries relating to the role, please contact Chris Lee on 0438 517 984.

For enquiries relating to the system and the application process, please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333. 

Submitting your application 

We are moving away from the traditions of a Position Description or responding directly to Key Selection Criteria. 

Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you have what is needed to ‘thrive’ (as noted in the Success Profile) and tell us more about you, such as what your career aspirations are (keeping in mind our commitment to your growth with educational assistance, training programs and development opportunities), maybe what your experience and diversity of thought can bring to the team (we love new ideas!), or why you are looking to work at Stonnington (besides the fact that we’re an innovative inner city Council in a great location, going through a tremendous digital transformation, and offer a great work life balance with flexible working options, hybrid arrangements of home and office, monthly days off, and an award nominated wellbeing program).

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

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