Logan City Council Careers – Principal Health

Website Logan City Council

Job Description:

Delivers workplace health, safety & wellbeing governance by providing plans, strategies and initiatives,
advice, support information and tools to ensure council complies with Work Health and Safety and Workers
compensation legislation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and continuously improve Council’s work health safety & wellbeing management system (HSWMS).
  • Provide leadership, direction and development opportunities to your team, mentoring and enabling key stakeholders to take
    ownership of safety in their areas.
  • Utilise your demonstrated experience and play a key role in driving strategic change across health, safety and wellness
  • Use your customer focused approach and ‘can-do attitude’ to engage and influence key stakeholders to drive a positive work
    health safety and wellebing culture.
  • Provide leadership and direction for the development, implementation and continuous improvement of our HSWMS that
    ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and is aligned with Council’s strategies, initiatives and goals.
  • Ensure effective incident investigation and root cause analysis is conducted.
  • Ensure a work health, safety & wellbeing consultation framework is in place that encourages leadership, employee participation and helps develop and implement Council’s HS&W Framework.

Job Requirements:

  • You will be an experienced professional who thrives under pressure, enjoys managing competing priorities and has the ability to exercise a flexible approach to changing parameters. Relevant tertiary qualifications in work health and safety, or a related relevant field, or significant experience in a similar role
  • Detailed knowledge of current Work Health & Safety and Worker’s Compensation and Rehabilitation legislation, regulations, codes, standards and guidelines.
  • Accredited WHS Auditor qualification.
  • ICAM or similar lead investigator training.
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment.
  • Certificate IV Project Management (highly desirable)
  • Ability to lead and facilitate WHS strategic planning, change management and governance.
  • Sound working knowledge in leading investigations, audits, policy development, systems management and strategy objectives.
  • Strong project management and reporting skills
    Knowledge of National Self Insurer WHS Audit Tool (highly desirable)
  • Knowledge of design thinking and agile methodologies (highly desirable)
  • Ability to apply design thinking and agile methodologies, including process mapping in finding new and innovative solutions to HSW challenges.

Job Details:

Company: Logan City Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Logan, Queensland, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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