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Business Services Officer (Workplace Health and Safety Assurance)

Queensland Government

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Responsible for coordinating WH&S on the National Tropical Weed Eradication Program including field safety audits and investigations.

  • Department of Agriculture and Fisheries / Cairns or South Johnstone (Innisfail Shire)
  • Temporary Full Time
  • $88,194 to $95,653 per annum
  • Flexible working options
  • Great superannuation and salary sacrificing options


Key tasks and responsibilities of the role

• Coordinate and advise on a broad range of work health and safety functions within the National Tropical Weeds Eradication Program. 

• Providing advice on and monitoring incident reporting systems and tools to ensure proactive management and reporting of WHS and rehabilitation issues and facilitate appropriate review and improvement processes.

• Conducting incident investigations and WHS compliance activities, such as field auditing.

• Developing, presenting, and facilitating briefings, workshops and toolbox talks for management and staff where required.

• Provide clear and appropriate advice on the application of standard operating procedures, risk assessments, departmental processes, relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and standards. This will include: 1. Management of hazardous chemicals 2. Reviewing and updating the risk register • Actively contribute to the development, implementation, and review of WHS policies, systems, procedures, action plans and initiatives and advise the Program on legislative obligations.

• Provide clear, timely, succinct, and accurate reports on the implementation of health and safety systems and practices across the Program and recommend and assist in implementing corrective actions.   

You must have:

• Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (or willingness to obtain)

• Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or willingness to obtain)

• Licence (current unrestricted 'C' Class Driver’s Licence)

• Physical attributes (physically fit and able to traverse challenging terrain including slopes, steep gradients, and dense vegetation). For further information about this position and details on how to apply, please visit the Queensland Government Smart Jobs and Careers website www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au.  

 Closing Date Friday, 04 February 2022

Job Ad Reference QLD/402138/22 

Job details
Date posted
14 Jan 2022
Agriculture, Animal & Fishing
Base pay
$85k - $95k
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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