Workplace Health & Safety Officer

Continuing, Full time (1.0) or Part Time (0.8) Contract Are you passionate about creating a safe and healthy work environment?Are you a graduate looking for a career opportunity or an experienced professional looking for a career change?Do you have a keen interest in learning about workplace health and safety (WHS) regulations and best practices?If so, we want to hear from you! The Role:Menzies is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Work Health and Safety Officer. In this exciting role, you will gain valuable experience working alongside a dedicated team while contributing to a positive safety culture within the organization. What you will bring:A relevant tertiary qualificationDemonstrated strong communication skills, including the ability to liaise and interact effectively with people from a diverse range of educational and cultural backgrounds.High level computer literacy skills to ensure collection and recording of information meets professional standards, including, use of the Microsoft Office suite.High level of initiative, sound judgment, prioritisation of work, working under pressure with excellent attention to detail, and the ability to complete tasks to deadline with minimal supervision.Ability to analyse and resolve problems. Please see a full list of primary responsibilities and selection criteria in the position description. We offer:A supportive and collaborative work environmentOpportunity to gain valuable experience in the WHS fieldSupport to complete an appropriate WHS qualification (eg Cert IV in WHS).Ongoing training and development opportunitiesBe part of a team dedicated to creating a safe and healthy work environment Please note: This is a career opportunity, and we welcome applications from graduates with limited to no experience in WHS. The focus will be on your potential and willingness to learn. Why MenziesAs a national leader in research and education that improves health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and populations across our region, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies School of Health Research continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and whom we work.  We seek to amplify First Nations voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position.  The benefits:Base Salary $88,054 - $94,618 per annum (Total remuneration package including superannuation $111,604 - $119,087 per annum).Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave.Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum and $2,650 meal and entertainment card tax free. Menzies is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their applications, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.  If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:Paul LearyHuman Resources ManagerEmail: How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:Menzies’ careers website: orPhone: 08 8946 8409 orEmail: Human Resources at How to Apply:Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application. Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:Updated resumeA statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)Any other relevant supporting documentation    This is a fantastic opportunity to launch your career in WHS. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn and contribute to our team. Apply today! Closing date:  Sunday 07 April 2024Position Description AUD Darwin 0800