Coordinator Safety

Job Description

Coordinator Safety

  • Join a Warm, Passionate and Close knit Team
  • Salary upto $105K + Super + RDO 
  • Full time fixed term + Career Progression + Make the role your own

Closing Date: Thursday 22nd September at 10PM | Based in Emerald

About Council

The Central Highlands is a vibrant region with a diverse economy. Considered a gateway to the outback, the region’s central business area, Emerald, is a three-hour drive from Rockhampton on the coast and approximately 900 kilometres from Brisbane. Employing over 400 staff, Council administers more than $1.1 billion in assets, including nine library branches, six aquatic centres and seven customer service centres. 4632 km of roads. Numerous parks and gardens are maintained, including the impressive botanical gardens in Emerald, the linear parkland in Capella and the Japanese Gardens in Blackwater

The Role

Reporting to the Manager Safety and Wellness, you will play a pivotal role in facilitating and fostering a proactive risk management and safety culture at Council whilst keeping in line with legislative requirements and best practice concepts.

Leading a small team the primary objective of the role is to build leadership and organisational capability in ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and contractors, by ensuring councils compliance to all relevant Work Health and Safety legislation. 

About You

This is a critical position for Council and will require a thorough and demonstratable knowledge (acquired through experience) of the Workplace Health and Safety and wellness and interpretation of local government legislation and WHS policy. Also important will be your knowledge of safe practice of a wide scope of functions in different areas of council. 

Whether you've been an ambassador of Safety at the mines, construction sites or remote areas, this particular role will not be the same; You will cover a vast range of inquiries and cases unique to Council. 

Why this Role

This is an opportunity to come out and experience life in the beautiful Central Highlands region and to collaborate with a passionate team who are committed to the key priorities of ‘protecting their people and environment" all while providing leadership and guidance as a Coordinator Safety. 

With the potential to reshape the thinking of the entire workforce, make this role your own and build upon and establish relationships with internal and external employees and contractors at all levels.

To Apply

Applications will close on Thursday 22nd September at 10 pm. 

For a confidential conversation, please call Cole Berman on 0428 642119 at Peak Recruitment Services. Alternatively, please click apply and you will be taken through to our website where a Candidate Briefing Document and further details can be found.