First listed on: 22 September 2018

Work Health and Safety Support Officer

Clarence Valley Council performs a range of functions and is one of the valley's largest employers. We have a reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment.  Benefits include:

  • a 9 day fortnight
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
  • support for study at TAFE and University level
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave
  • access to an Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Special Leave for RFS and SES volunteers
  • Defence Leave for members of the ADF Reserves 

To view the position description download here.

This is a fixed term full time position within Council’s People Culture and Safety Unit. The salary range for the position is $54,919 - $65,492 plus superannuation.

The position will be based initially in Grafton but this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

In the position of Work Health and Safety Support Officer you will be required to support the operations of the Work Health Safety team by providing assistance in the management of workers compensation claims and non compensable injuries, including development of recover at work plans, coordinate health monitoring programs such as audiometric testing, immunisations and dust disease monitoring.

For further information please contact Vicky Temple Acting Coordinator Health and Safety on 6643 0850.

A probation period applies to this position.

Closing date: Monday, 15 October 2018, at 4:00 PM (NSW time).  

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply relevant certificates and licences

Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply. 


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