Specialist - Occupational Safety & Health

Water Corporation

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 10/07/2018

Job Category:

Science & Technology / Hygienist

Job description:
  • Work with a high performing team
  • Permanent role – $119,176 Super
  • Based in Leederville
We''re recognised worldwide for our performance and innovation to secure water supplies for Western Australia in a changing climate. We''re driven to make our state a great place to live and we have career opportunities to help make it happen. 
A career at Water Corporation can unlock the door to ongoing long term career development opportunities; we also support training and development, flexible work arrangements, health and lifestyle programs and generous company benefits. If you share our commitment to WA then consider Water Corporation as the next step in your career
About the role
We require an experienced OSH Specialist with hygiene qualifications to lead the development and continual improvement of the occupational hygiene portfolio, and provide OSH consultancy, coordination and support services to the business.
Key Accountabilities
  • Develop, implement and maintain the Corporation''s Occupational Hygiene strategy, including the hygiene monitoring plan and health surveillance program.
  • Provide expertise, information and consultancy in corporate occupational hygiene, from simple to complex issues (including asbestos, radiation, fluoridation, and noise) and develop appropriate mitigation strategies to control the risks.
  • Manage the process to ensure workplace and personal monitoring assessments are completed, and provide advice on risk mitigation (e.g. Audiometric and lung function testing)
  • Advising on legislative and industry standard requirements as they relate to Occupational Hygiene
What you will need for this role
  • Degree level qualification in an Occupational Safety and Health related field or Post Graduate degree in Occupational Hygiene
  • A minimum of three (3) years broad ranging occupational hygiene experience in a large multi-disciplined organisation.
  • Membership of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH)
  • Substantial experience and demonstrated capability and knowledge of delivering occupational hygiene strategies, consultancy and delivery services, and influencing OSH strategies, plans, programs, systems, and cultural change initiatives.
It will also be beneficial if you have
  • Noise Officer Qualification
  • Work Cover WA Audiometric Officer Qualification
If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best outlines your relevant experience and demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role. Applications close on Tuesday, 17th July 2018.
Our commitment to an inclusive workplace
Through our Equity and Diversity Management Plan and People Strategy, Water Corporation is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace of the future. We understand that unique perspectives, ideas and contributions only strengthen our workforce and are recognised and valued.
We encourage applications supporting our key priority communities - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women and people with disability.
For people with disability, we are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment enabling full participation in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments.
As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.