Safety Advisor

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Nelson – Marlborough
  • Date Advertised: 12-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2002021
  • Job Title: Safety Advisor
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What you will do

The Safety Advisor holds a critical role at Woodbourne ensuring that safe work practices are at the forefront of everything we do.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the implementation and management of the information outlined in the Safety management system;
  • Responding to all incidents/accidents on base and conducting investigations;
  • Providing advice and guidance to all stakeholders and actively promoting a positive H&S culture;
  • Delivery of all classroom based H&S training to staff, including new recruits;
  • Assisting with H&S Project work at other bases and camps as required.

Please note: Parts of this role require travel to other camps and bases within NZ to assist with Project work, so you must be aware of this aspect.

What we need

Along with at least 2 years’ experience within a H&S environment, you will have exposure to the implementation, monitoring, management and delivery of health and safety outcomes. We are looking for a highly motivated person who consistently delivers exceptional service and advice to all stakeholders and actively promotes a strong Health & Safety culture. Being a confident communicator you will be able to bring people on board with ease and are comfortable presenting H&S training to larger groups.

You pro-actively build positive, trusted relationships based on integrity and your expertise in H&S related matters. You are seen as someone who is approachable, open to new ideas, knowledgeable and keen to enhance and develop H&S across the base. You enjoy a role where you are able to take ownership and work relatively autonomously, while still being an active contributor and valued member of the team.

Who we are

Directorate of Air Force Safety and Health (DASH) will support the Chief of Air Force to protect every person – military and civilian – involved in the delivery of RNZAF capability, through the provision of professional Health & safety advice, guidance and support.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

Why Us

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Free onsite parking and great nearby amenities;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development.

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Lindsay Griffiths on (09) 417 7000 Ext 7737
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Wednesday 26 February 2020.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.