First listed on: 18 March 2018

Occupational Health and Safety Officer

UQ Jobs: 504114

Faculty of Medicine

The University of Queensland's Faculty of Medicine is an internationally recognised provider of world-class education and research. The research-intensive Faculty has a gross budget of almost $300 million, employs approximately 1000 continuing and fixed-term staff (headcount), has a community of more than 4000 non-salaried academic appointees and around 3200 students (headcount).

The Faculty of Medicine offers Australia's largest medical degree program for graduates and school-leavers. Undergraduate and postgraduate programs are available in the disciplines of Medicine, Health Sciences, E-Health, Mental Health, Biomedical Sciences and Public Health.

The role

The OH&S Officer will support daily OH&S operations across the Faculty of Medicine. You will assist the Manager in incident and hazard management, policy and procedure development, OH&S training and assist in the communication and information dissemination of OH&S matters across the Faculty. They will provide advice and support to the various Faculty stakeholders to ensure compliance with statutory workplace health and safety requirements, and the University's polices and guidelines.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree qualification in occupational health and safety degree or BSc and subsequent relevant experience in a clinical or biomedical laboratory environment. The successful person should have experience and proven achievement in implementing effective OH&S policies and procedures, practical knowledge of relevant legislation, codes or practice and Australian standards. The role requires the ability to work collaboratively and liaise effective with a wide range of stakeholders and commitment to completing tasks thoroughly and accurately in a timely manner. A current open Queensland Drivers license or interstate equivalent is also required.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:

Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Hew Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207 - $79,964, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $86,822 - $93,558).

Position Description

 504114_New_OH&S Officer PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Paul Lovelock on 

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Application Closing Date

11:55pm Tuesday 28 March 2018 Australian E.Standard Time

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