Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor (VPSG4)

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 02/08/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Full-time, Ongoing

Organisation: Museum Victoria

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: VG/MV/9369B

Reference: VG/MV/9369B

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking an experienced Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor to provide support for the management of Museums Victoria’s health and safety systems. ABOUT MUSEUM VICTORIA: Museums Victoria is a diverse and exciting place to work. Across our venues - Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and IMAX cinemas - we present unique and exceptional experiences for more than 2 million visitors each year, who come from all over Australia and around the world to be inspired and to learn about themselves and the universe we inhabit. To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit https://museumsvictoria.com.au/about-us/

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking an experienced Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor to provide support for the management of Museums Victoria's health and safety systems.


This position is accountable for providing timely, professional advice and support to ensure that Museums Victoria (MV) maintains an effective health and safety management system and continues to foster a culture of safe work across the organisation.

Working within the Health, Safety & Wellbeing team, key duties of this role include: 

  • Assist the Head - Health, Safety & Wellbeing with the implementation of MV's Health and Safety Management system including undertaking investigations, report writing as well as the implementation of training and other support systems for both employees and managers.      
  • Provide technical and strategic advice to assist managers and staff in relation to the identification of hazards and implementation of appropriate risk controls to support systems of work.      
  • Provide advice and support on the design and delivery of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) related training across the organisation.
  • Undertake hazard inspection, risk assessments and audits where required in order to support risk minimisation strategies.
  • Provide strategic advice and assist with the development of OHS policies, procedures and work instructions.        
  • Assist the OHS team with the implementation of departmental safety initiatives as well as goals & objectives aligned with the OHS business plan.
  • Encourage and support a culture of safe work across the organisation through the provision of mentoring, support and advice with a focus on strengthening stakeholder relationships.

Please see our Role Statement for a copy of the full Key Selection Criteria and Duties.


Reporting to the Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing, this is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced health & safety advisor to fulfil this vacancy. The successful applicant will be highly organised, deadline-driven with established track record within health & safety.

This role is a full-time, ongoing position. The salary on offer is $85,279 per annum (Base of grade) plus 10% superannuation.


To view the position description, visit https://museumsvictoria.com.au/careers/

For more information about this position, please contact Karlo Milosevic (Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing) on email: kmilosevic@museum.vic.gov.au

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A brief Cover letter that outlines your interest in this role.
  • A current CV detailing relevant experience.
  • A brief document outlining your responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

Please note: Applications that do not include the above elements will not be considered.

 Applications Close: Monday, 2 August 2021 (11.59 pm)


Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Full-time, Ongoing

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Karlo Milosevic | kmilosevic@museum.vic.gov.au

Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor (VPSG4)