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elyse connor, randstad
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Metropolitan Operations & Sector Initiatives, SafeWork NSW

  • Are you a team player who is passionate about contributing to the reduction of workplace injuries and improving support for injured workers?
  • Are you results focussed and committed to exceptional customer service?
  • Would you like to be part of a team that provides advice, assistance, compliance and enforcement services to NSW workplaces?
  • Ongoing permanent roles

SafeWork NSW is the state’s workplace health and safety regulator. We focus on harm prevention and improving the safety culture in NSW workplaces.

As an Inspector within the Metropolitan Operations and Sector Initiatives directorate, you will work with NSW employers to assist them in creating and maintaining workplaces where their employees return home safely each day. You will provide advice regarding safe work practice and how to comply with work health and safety legislation. You will conduct workplace visits and investigations into workplace incidents, injuries and fatalities and where required, provide specialist advice regarding compliance with WHS and associated legislation.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have exceptional communication skills to engage and influence key stakeholders to improve safety outcomes
  • Have the motivation and drive to achieve positive outcomes for the broader NSW community
  • Have excellent problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate resilience and have the ability to work independently
  • Have the ability to take factual notes and write comprehensive reports
  • Have the ability to manage competing priorities in a timely manner
  • Have relevant health and safety qualifications (desirable)

IMPORTANT NOTE: We strongly encourage all candidates to read and familiarise themselves with the Applicant Information Guide. This guide contains critical information which will assist prospective candidates to apply for this role.

You will be rewarded with a great opportunity to apply your experience with your passion for workplace health and safety. You will:

  • Be provided with extensive training from our SafeWork NSW Registered Training Organisation, culminating in a Diploma of Government (Workplace Inspection)
  • Be part of SafeWork’s approach to workplace health, safety and recovery at work
  • Have access to flexible work conditions keeping within operational requirements.

More importantly, you will contribute to SafeWork’s focus on helping business prevent harm by embedding a strong safety landscape within NSW workplaces

To find out more about the role, including the Role Description, Information Guide and how to apply, please follow the link Any questions? Please contact: 1800 648 942 /

Location: Field based position, however base offices are located at Baulkham Hills and Liverpool

Salary: Receive an attractive salary package along with packaged motor vehicle options.

Salary range starting from $97,094 plus superannuation.

What we need from you:

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (no more than 5 pages) and a cover letter which addresses the focus capabilities of the role. Please include two (2) referees – one of which should be your current manager/supervisor

Closing date: 24 September 2018 (11.59pm)

Additional Information:

  • A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for future vacancies in roles with similar capability requirements.
  • The Department of Finance, Services and Innovation is an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability. At DFSI, we endeavor to make roles flexible. While these roles are advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake flexible work arrangements including on a part-time or job share basis.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Secondary School/High School