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Health Safety and Environment Advisor (West Coast)

Perth (WA)
Posted 1 week 6 days ago

Area

Health, Safety and Environment

Employment Type

Full-time, Permanent opportunity

Salary

AIMS AOF Level 4 salary ($90,321 to $102,784 per annum) plus 15.4% superannuation

More Information

Closing Date

28/02/2024

About this exciting opportunity

The AIMS’ Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Advisor is a key member of our HSE team who are striving to ensure a safe workplace for our people and partnering with them to facilitate and advise on a range of processes relating to working in a safe way. AIMS holds that safe science is good science. Primarily this role is responsible for providing support and advice in managing risks associated with day-to-day operations in scientific research environments including workshops, laboratories and in the field.  You will be operating in a fast-paced environment, and this broad role will see you review safety management systems, coordinate HSE initiatives and processes, conduct audits and inspections, and support other operational activities associated with coastal and remote offshore field work. Using your subject matter expertise, you’ll contribute to the team and to Business Objectives in support of AIMS Strategy 2030, team goals and project outcomes.

 

About you

Relying on your formal Occupational Health and Safety qualifications and extensive experience in delivering HSE support services within a scientific research environment you will work with the HSE team in supporting AIMS personnel and delivering on operational business objectives. Your excellent time management and organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise work demands will enable you to advance HSE initiatives, processes and systems in support.

Drawing on your previous involvement in field work in a marine environment, you’ll contribute to problem solving and identify a way forward that is both safe and practical, and you will be able to engage and influence people at all organisational levels to affect a positive safety change and achieve group goals. Your experience with field work will include working from large and small vessels and field bases, including diving. Knowledge of oil and gas industry safety standards and management processes would be desirable.

NB: Non-Australian Citizens must hold an appropriate Visa with working entitlements that allows paid employment with AIMS for the term of the appointment, depending on the Department of Home Affairs current policies.

If, after reviewing the position description (refer pages 8 - 11), you believe that your qualifications, experience and professional capabilities will enable you to successfully deliver the position responsibilities, we would be very interested in hearing from you.

 

Apply now and join a world leading organisation with attractive working conditions.  In line with our Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will be rewarded with:

  • AIMS AOF Level 4 salary ($90,321 to $102,784 per annum) plus 15.4% superannuation
  • Full-time Permanent opportunity
  • Located in Perth (WA)
  • 9-day fortnight
  • Flexible Work Arrangements considered (including tele-working where possible)
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Optional Fitness passport

 

Please note:

  1. Non-Australian Citizens must hold an appropriate Visa with working entitlements that allows paid employment with AIMS for the term of the appointment, depending on the relevant Department of Home Affairs current policies.
  2. It is a requirement of this role that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note the sighting of proof of vaccination will be required as a pre commencement requirement.

 

Next step:

Further information about this exciting and challenging opportunity is outlined in the Candidate Information Pack which is available to download below. If, after reviewing the position description, which is included in the Candidate Information Pack, you believe that your qualifications, experience and professional capabilities will enable you to successfully the deliver the position responsibilities, we would be very interested in hearing from you.

Below you will also find a link to our Recruitment Application Guide which details the necessity to submit your statements addressing your suitability against the selection criteria within the scope of the position description.

 

Submitting your application:

Please ensure that you have your completed documents (selection criteria responses, resume and cover letter) ready to attach to your online application form via our e-recruitment system which can be accessed via the "apply now" button below.

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to complete a personal outlook analysis questionnaire using the Birkman Method.

 

Position enquiries are to be directed to Tanya Hoey, Health Safety and Environmental Advisor at t.hoey@aims.gov.au.

 

Applications close: Wednesday, 28 February 2024 (midnight, AEST).