The MacDonnell region is located in the centre of Australia. Covering 270,000sq km and with an estimated population approaching 7,000, it has a unique beauty with picturesque water holes, magnificent flora and fauna, red desert sands and rugged mountain ranges.
About the role
This position will be based in our Alice Springs Office, which is the regional headquarters to councils' 13 remote communities and outstation locations. Regular travel to council communities, including overnight stays, is a requirement of this role.
As the Coordinator Work Health and Safety, you will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring continuous improvement of council's WHS management system. This will include leading and implementing an Annual Work Health and Safety plan. As well as ensuring compliance with statutory and legislative requirements, the Coordinator Work Health and Safety will be responsible for overseeing injury management including Work cover Claims.
Our successful candidate will ideally hold a Diploma in Work Health and Safety and will be able to provide advice and support on WHS legislation, policies, and procedures. Additionally, to be successful in the role, you will need advanced communication skills with the ability to develop a culture that promotes wellbeing of all MRC employees.
This is a unique opportunity to have a genuine influence in helping Council improve the lives of our residents and communities, while also further developing your own skills base and career pathways.
For further information on this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Thomas Coelli-Donaghy, Manager Human Resources, by phoning 0428 047 141.
Applications close 03 October 2021.
MacDonnell Regional Council recognises and respects the region's unique Aboriginal culture and 78% of our workforce are Aboriginal, therefore an understanding and awareness of cultural impacts and sensitivities is essential. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and may be preferenced under our Special Measures Policy.
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