Work Health & Safety Officer

Lachlan Shire Council Full Time Permanent 26/06/2024

Are you looking for an opportunity to:
- Apply a wide range of skills and work in a role that offers variety?
- Contribute to a high performing team?
- Work in a flexible environment with generous leave conditions?
- Have support for training and professional development?


Lachlan Shire is located at the Heart of NSW, on the iconic Lachlan River. The welcoming community and recreational pursuits offered by the Shire provide a relaxed rural lifestyle that captures the essence of life in the bush. Our employees enjoy a supportive work environment with assistance for further training and development, a 9 Day fortnight and access to workplace flexibility to meet personal and professional needs.

Lachlan Shire Council has an opportunity for a Work Health and Safety Officer to work out of our Condobolin Office. The purpose of the position is to assist management in exercising ‘due diligence’ by providing broad organisational support in developing and implementing Council’s overall Safety Management System. The role involves the development and auditing of workplace practices to assist in ensuring adherence to policy and procedure throughout the organisation to meet the expectation to provide a safe workplace. This role also administers the workers compensation function and contributes to recovery at work of injured workers.

To be successful you will need a certificate IV in Work Health and Safety and a Certificate IV in workplace Training and Assessing or equivalent. Relevant industry experience working in a safety or risk role would be an advantage. Well-developed written and oral communication skills and strong computer literacy are required to be effective in this role. You must also hold a Class C Driver Licence and Construction Induction Card. Lachlan Shire is committed to the delivery of high quality customer service and values that support and enhance our community. You must have a focus on delivery of services to support Council's goals.

Salary: From $3,079 to $3,310 per fortnight per fortnight on commencement dependent on skills and experience

Other Benefits: Relocation assistance and access to a leaseback vehicle

To find out more contact Colleen Staines on 02 6895 1900 

Applications Close at 4:30pm on Wednesday, 17 July 2024 

To  Apply: Download and read the Position Description. Complete the application form below and attach your resume and copies of your relevant qualifications. You must also attach a covering letter to support your application; maximum length 2 pages.

Lachlan Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require assistance to complete this application, please contact Human Resources on 02 6895 1900.

Lachlan Shire reserves the right to extend the advertising period without notice