About the Role

Reporting to the Risk Manager this core role will provide health, safety and wellbeing operational, technical and strategic support across the organisation.

We are looking for a Trusted Advisor to be out and about engaging with stakeholders right across the Council, this is where your relationship building and communication skills will be the point of difference in the continuous development of safety management and ensuring everyone understands H&S expectations.

Some of the key tasks you will be responsible for are:

* The administration and monitoring of health, safety and wellbeing initiatives, processes and systems across Council

* Hazard risk management

* Completion of audits and assessments to ensure that legislative compliance is achieved

* Completion of investigations

* Report writing

* Identifying opportunities for improvement including training needs

What's in it for you:

Make your mark on this exciting role and in return we have the following on offer for you!

* Permanent full-time opportunity

* Competitive Salary

* Flexible working options

* Comprehensive induction process

* We fund relevant external training programs to support your professional development

* Great lifestyle including a vibrant arts and cultural scene, fantastic outdoor recreational opportunities with the mountains, national parks, river and sea all within easy reach

About you:

We are looking for an experienced Health and Safety professional who can build strong relationships to support the development, implementation, promotion and engagement with good health, safety and wellbeing practices in the workplace.

You'll be confident across the ‘hands on' aspects of the role and equally be just as confident sharing your insight and experience to help influence our safety culture.

Ideally, you will have a Level 6 Diploma (or equivalent qualification) in a Health and Safety discipline and a grade of Technician level or above through the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM).

We want to hear from you if you have experience in the provision of quality well-reasoned operational, technical and strategic advice and be able to balance compliance with a pragmatic hands-on approach.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, then please click on the "Apply" button and follow the prompts.

Enquiries about this vacancy can be made to Debbie Watson, Risk Manager on 06 3493048.

Interested? Please review the position description and apply via our careers site without delay: https://whanganuidc.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies

Reference code 5962595

Please note, only applications submitted via our careers page can be considered.

Applications close 01 July 2022