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Workplace Health and Safety Consultant

Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional
Classification: ANU Officer 6/7

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)Salary package: $80,765 to $92,957 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing

Support the implementation of WHS frameworks;
Apply proven stakeholder management skills;
Broad remit in a collaborative work environment.

Position overview
The Workplace Health and Safety Consultant is a new  position which has been established to support the implementation and on going oversight of the University"s WHS framework at a local level in the College of Arts and Social Sciences. The position is located within the College HR team and is an important and varied role encompassing safety management, risk assessment, compliance and education. In undertaking these responsibilities you will join a collaborative network of staff whose roles include WHS responsibilities and who are committed to ensuring a safe workplace for all staff, students and visitors.
To be successful in this role you will be a WHS professional with a passion for continuous improvement and proven stakeholder engagement. The role will require someone who is able to operate with a high degree of autonomy while ensuring compliance with ANU policies, processes and systems to ensure WHS deliverables are achieved in accordance with University requirements. You will collaborate with WHS Colleagues across the University to achieve WHS objectives and as such make an important contribution to the WHS agenda.
The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.
For further information please contact Karen Ford, HR Manager, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences T: +61 2 6125 6350 E:
ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit
Application information
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

A statement addressing the selection criteria.

A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.
Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 19 Sep 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Oct 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Category: Jobs : Education Jobs
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Workplace Health and Safety Consultant The Australian National University


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