Job Advertisement: Occupational Hygienist
- $108,291 per annum + superannuation
- Full time, ongoing position
- Geelong, Melbourne or Regional Victorian Location
Come and join an energised and positive workplace which makes a difference to all Victorians.
About the role
The Occupational Hygienist, as an appointed Inspector, provides specialist knowledge and advice, participates in risk profiling, business planning as well as contributing to the identification and development of workplace interventions across the State.
You will provide expert advice, conduct analysis and apply contemporary technical information to influence a reduction in the incidence and severity of work-related injury and disease.
- You will be providing expert technical and operational advice to WorkSafe Victoria and its clients in relation to occupational hygiene issues in the workplace
- You will contribute to the development, implementation, co-ordination, and evaluation of occupational hygiene related programs
- You will participate in the development of regulatory standards, legislation and guidance material
- Finally, you will establish and maintain professional networks with a range of professional groups and public and private sector agencies
You are an experienced Occupational Hygienist who wants to make a difference. Your communication and organisational skills are exemplary – You have a passion for Victorians returning home safely from work every day. You are a team oriented person who enjoys delivering/leading/ making an impact on your team and stakeholder.
- You have post graduate qualifications in occupational hygiene and/or a degree in a relevant discipline of science (preferably majoring in chemistry/physical science).
- You are also eligible for or working towards becoming eligible for full membership of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygiene (AIOH)
- You have a good knowledge of occupational hygiene and experience in the application of, systems, processes and procedures to reduce the incidence and severity of injury and disease
- You have the ability to undertake effective research and analysis and produce accurate reports and material
- Finally, you have a demonstrated ability to liaise in a professional manner with a range of internal and external clients/stakeholders
Working with Us
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.
Applications close 11:00pm Monday 30th January. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.
Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and/or Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.
Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.
For further enquiries please contact Abbey Bernard via email email@example.com
WorkSafe Victoria plays a critical role in the lives of Victorian employers and workers – as the state’s health and safety regulator and as the manager of Victoria’s workers compensation scheme. In both capacities, employers and workers are at the heart of our service.
Our aim is to keep all workplaces healthy and safe, and to deliver high quality care and treatment when workers are injured.
WorkSafe’s Strategy has our core purpose front of mind – reducing workplace harm and improving outcomes for injured workers. We don’t shy away from the importance of our purpose to the Victorian community, that’s why we have a stated ambition to be world leading.
We want Victoria to be the safest place to work in Australia and one of the safest in the world; and we aspire to be a world leader in return to work after a workplace injury.
WorkSafe is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with WorkSafe’s obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act).
Therefore, all WorkSafe employees are required to have an up to date COVID-19 vaccination status, which is currently defined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) as three vaccine doses, unless a valid medical exemption applies.
To meet our obligations under the OH&S Act, WorkSafe will request vaccination information or evidence of an exemption in the pre-employment stage.
Prior to commencement of employment with WorkSafe you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and have an up to date vaccination status, or that a medical exemption applies.