Occupational Health & Safety Advisor (VPSG5)

Job posted: 17/11/2020
Applications close: 01/12/2020 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $99,872 - $120,838

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: VG/80006023XT

Reference: VG/80006023XT

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: $99,872 - $120,838

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We’re focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.


  • Annual Salary Range: $99,872 - $120,838 + superannuation
  • Tenure: Fixed Term until [30.06.2021]
  • Employment Type: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual Work Location: Footscray, Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)


About the Team

To deliver transport services across all modes that provides a single user interface to the transport network

About the Opportunity

This role is responsible to advise, develop and implement the Occupational Health & Safety, strategies, frameworks and procedures across the Safer Roads business area to ensure all construction projects and activities are planned and delivered in a safe manner and compliant with all relevant health and safety laws.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will have;

  • Strong understanding of high-risk activities and contractor management to ensure the appropriate identification, management, and minimisation of relevant safety risks.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills that can be applied in the context of both high-risk activities and allied and mental health support.
  • Good collaboration capabilities with a customer focus to ensure that occupational health & safety standards and programs are developed and delivered in line with key stakeholder expectations.
  • Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of health and safety legislation, policies and standards as they relate to the workplace, including the management of contractors.
  • Good working knowledge of Victorian OHS legislation and its application in a large and complex organisation.


Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture where flexible work arrangements are a focus to support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Jeetendra Dahal on 0436 670 143.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and covering letter. You may be required to answer role-specific questions to support your application.

Applications close 11.59pm on 1 December 2020.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Occupational Health & Safety Advisor (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30 June 2021

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Jeetendra Dahal | 0436 670 143

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Occupational Health & Safety Advisor (VPSG5)