First listed on: 15 June 2022


Permanent - fulltime

Come join us in Northern NSW as our new Health Safety and Environment Coordinator

Are you a highly skilled and passionate health safety and environment professional looking to join a team where you can lead and directly effect change? As Health Safety and Environment Coordinator supported by a Health Safety and Environment Officer, at Rous you will lead, manage and coordinate the delivery of strategy and programs to deliver health, safety and environment outcomes promoting a ‘safety first’ culture through innovative and creative change management practice.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  We value diversity and equal employment opportunity – it is part of what makes Rous great!

Why join our team?

Why not? You will be joining a team that wants to see you succeed.  We offer a supportive and flexible working environment and being a newly created position there is ample scope for you to make this role your own. 

Our 70 hour 9-day fortnight is designed for work/life balance.  We have a Health and Wellbeing Program and access to Fitness Passport – your wellbeing needs are sorted!

We offer salary sacrifice options and if relocation is an issue for you, we can also assist with that as well.

Pay range is from $92,170 p.a - $107,811 p.a (plus statutory superannuation) and private lease motor vehicle.

Who are we?

Rous is a local government organisation specialising in water supply, weed biosecurity and flood mitigation. 

Where are we?

We have assets and infrastructure located across an operational footprint covering 3,000km2 which includes the areas of Ballina, Byron, Lismore and Richmond Valley in northern NSW.  We also provide some services to Tweed Shire and Kyogle Councils. 

Currently our main office is in Lismore however, by 2024 we will be relocating to new premises at Gallans Rd, Ballina, NSW, 2478.

Are you ready to catapult your career?

To view the position description and apply, visit To be considered for the position, it is mandatory that you submit your resume and answer the selection criteria.  A satisfactory health assessment, including drug screening and a national police history check is a pre-requisite to an offer of employment. Helpful resources to assist in answering selection criteria can be found on the Careers page.

Note: Location subject to change as Council prepares to relocate, by 2024, some work sites to new premises at Gallans Rd, Ballina NSW 2478.

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 3 July 2022

Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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