whs officer - mid tier commercial builder - immediate start in Sydney

hannah lovelock, randstad
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With several School developments, station upgrades and Hospital projects underway, they currently offer employees the opportunity to work on amazing projects which will develop and broaden their skill set and project expertise.

The Company for WHS Officer Role:

WHS Officer role is for one of Sydney’s reputable Commercial Mid Tier Business’s. With several School developments, station upgrades and Hospital projects underway, they currently offer employees the opportunity to work on amazing projects which will develop and broaden their skill set and project expertise.

The WHS Officer is responsible for assisting the Workplace Manager in day to day implementation and maintenance of the organisation’s WHS Management System and the Workplace Risk Management Plan.

Duties of the WHS Officer Role:

Further more detailed job duties can be provided but in brief the successful candidate will be expected to complete the below duties;

  • Assist in the development and implementation of WHS initiatives and programs
  • Support & actively participate as a member of the Workplace WHS team.
  • Develop and distribute monthly WHS reports
  • Actively participate in formal and informal communication to increase understanding & awareness of WHS issues.
  • Keep up to date with legislative changes and best practice methods
  • Facilitate the distribution of WHS information to all relevant personnel
  • Provide accurate & timely advice to Managers on any prevailing WHS issues.
  • Communicate between injured employees, management and medical providers
  • Participate in any relevant industry bodies and or internal WHS
  • Review work practices and recommend ways in which improvements can be made
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly WHS reports
  • Help in the maintenance of WHS plans and WHS corrective actions.
  • Conduct regular WHS inspections and Service Provider Implementation reviews across your designated project.
  • Undertake risk assessments of new or changed plant, chemicals, etc.
  • Lead incident investigations with site management
  • Investigate any formal reporting of incidents involving injury, near miss or damage to equipment within 24 hours
  • Maintain computer based incident data.
  • Develop and review documentation as prescribed through schedules, plans, or as required.
  • Deliver WHS training programs to the workforce and management.
  • Organise support materials, participants and venues for WHS
  • Comply with all Internal Policies
  • Communicate with all other employees with respect and integrity.
  • Contribute to the provision of a safe working environment by role modelling WHS behaviours.
  • Observe and visibly demonstrate WHS requirements and practices.

Comply with all reasonable instruction from management and use safety equipment provided

Skills and Experience Required

  • Cert IV in Workplace Health and Safety
  • Formal qualifications in WHS or associated fields (or well progressed).
  • Understanding of Regional Legislative requirements.
  • Formal training and assessment qualifications desirable.
  • Proficient at using and generating documents with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in risk assessment, auditing and review processes.
  • A team player with good communication skills.
  • Capability to manage conflict and change effectively.
  • Good analytical and reasoning capabilities.
  • Efficient time management skills.
  • Ability to act with discretion and treat confidential information appropriately.
  • Able to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Culture of the Company

The WHS team are a very sociable and pleasant team that fit in well with the companies’ culture. The company are at the front of working environments that tie in with employee happiness and well – being.

Training and development is encouraged within the company and many line managers and senior staff

Benefits of the HSE Officer Role

  • Healthy hourly rate leading to Permanent if wanted based on performance.
  • Training and development provided
  • Work on iconic Sydney projects
  • Short term and long term incentive schemes
  • Career progression to state manager

How to apply:

To apply for this role press the apply button now. Or to discuss your next career move in confidence, please call Hannah Lovelock – Hannah.lovelock@randstad.com.au T: 02 92339909

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.


WHS, Construction, Commercial, OH&S



educational requirements

Primary School/Junior High