First listed on: 19 August 2019

Coordinator Safety and Risk

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has 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. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $83,452 - $99,518 per annum, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

Reporting to the Manager Organisational Development, we are seeking a skilled professional to provide oversight to our corporate risk management framework and our health, safety and wellbeing programs and activities. At Clarence Valley Council, we take the safety of our employees seriously and we’ve made great headway in recent years, creating a safe culture work environment. We’ve also recently established an enterprise risk management framework and combined the two as key focusses for the Coordinator Safety and Risk, to ensure the same risk management processes are applied across all activities. To be successful in the role you will need to be collaborative, influential, apply common sense and juggle multiple exciting projects. If you are someone who likes to support staff to manage their functions, by managing the risks associated with those functions, then we welcome your application.          

Download the position description here.


Laura Black, Director Corporate & Governance on 6643 0810.

Closing date

Sunday, 8 September 2019 at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information 

This position is located at Council's Grafton office, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Applications received via Seek's "Apply for this job" function will not be considered.
  • 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 a resume and relevant certificates and licences.


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

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