We’re a Crown entity responsible for the safety and security of New Zealand’s civil aviation system. There are two parts to our business – the regulatory arm (Civil Aviation Authority), which is responsible for the safety oversight of the civil aviation system, and the security arm (Aviation Security Service) who you would have met if you’ve travelled by plane in New Zealand. We have a strong commitment to achieve Safer Skies, and have a unique opportunity for you to help accomplish this.
About the role
The Health and Safety Unit is responsible for the delivery of regulatory oversight to all parts of the aviation sector in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. As one of our HSNO delegated Health and Safety Inspectors, you will drive improvements in aviation safety and provide assurances that help promote confidence in a safe and secure civil aviation system. You will be part of a small and enthusiastic team playing a lead role in the implementation of a consistent and impartial approach to aviation safety and security.
This role will give you the opportunity to positively influence and improve aviation safety by educating and working closely with operators to promote safe work practices. You will be required to exercise sound judgement and responsibility within an established operating framework.
What we’re looking for
To be successful in this role you will hold a graduate or higher grading in a Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) member organisation institution and/or holds recognised tertiary qualifications relating to occupational safety and health. You also will have a minimum of three years’ experience in a significant health and safety role, with experience in the application of HSNO.
You will be able to leverage your knowledge and experience from your time working in investigations relating to Hazardous Substances, which required a strong chain of custody focus, with evidence-based outcomes. You will have solid interviewing skills. Overall you will a have a strong regulatory investigation skillset.
The way we do things is essential to achieving our goal of being a world class regulator so people who can recognise components of the larger system, are adept problem solvers, enjoy being part of a team and have an unwavering focus on results will fit in well here.
The Authority embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution.
If this sounds like your next challenge and you have the skills and experience to match, click ‘apply’ now. Please include your cv and covering letter with your application.
Applications close on Thursday, 15 November 2018.