Safety Advisor

Posted 07 June 2024
Salary$154K - $159K package.
Job type Permanent
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

CGC Recruitment are exclusively partnered with Sydney Water as part of their permanent recruitment drive.

They are currently looking to appoint a Safety Advisor to their Operations Team, under the Water Environmental Services Division. The team manages a vast portfolio of Water and Waste Water Treatment plants across the Sydney Water network. This is a permanent role with hybrid working conditions, working between site, office and home- offices are based at Potts Hill.

The Safety Advisor is responsible for the delivery of safety support to Sydney Water businesses. This includes providing expert advice and support in delivering specific business unit strategic objectives, plans, management systems objectives, mitigation of safety risks and hazards, the prevention of
workplace injuries, the prevention of incidents and occurrences, regulatory compliance and the promotion of a safe culture.

Experience and skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills including team, relationship building & conflict resolution.
  • Ability to model, influence and encourage positive behaviours
  • Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong investigative, analytical, planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and foster networking between various areas and departments
  • Adaptability and openness to change and diversity
  • Highly developed level of self-awareness / self-management
  • Ability to effectively coach others and impart knowledge / information on all levels
  • Working knowledge of the WHS Act, WHS Regulations and associated Codes of Practice and Australian Standards.
  • Results Oriented - Drives to exceed goals
  • Demonstrated hands on approach and management of WHS.
  • Customer knowledge - knows own customers very well
  • Strategic Orientation - understands strategic context and the opportunities for change
  • Cause and effect thinking - understands multiple step linear cause and effect and can map out branching lines
  • Collaboration - actively demonstrates and facilitates collaboration
  • Customer Focus - provides an exceptional customer experience and tries to continually improve in this area
  • People Development - gives behavioural feedback and supports specific development needs
  • Leadership - invites input from team and engages team commitment
  • A working knowledge of the NSW Government OHS Management System Guidelines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of implementing an OHS Management Systems.
  • Understanding of contract safety management.
  • Demonstrated change management ability
  • Experience in Utilities sector.
  • Trade background highly desirable
Qualifications, licences, and certifications
  • Certificate IV in Occupational Health & Safety or Diploma of Occupational Health & Safety
  • Formal and recognised lead auditor qualifications in safety
  • Formal and recognised qualifications in Safety Investigations
If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please forward an up to date copy of your resume to or call Jessica now on 0282524001.