Health And Safety Advisor, Wellington

Last update 2024-05-21
Expires 2024-06-21
ID #2047581441
90,000 NZ$
Health And Safety Advisor, Wellington
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified February 28, 2024


Job Description Health and Safety Advisor | Kaitohutohu Hauora-Haumaru
Te Papa stands proud as an iconic national building housing the treasures of the nation and is a vibrant destination for both national and international visitors. Biculturalism is a founding philosophy and practice of Te Papa designed to explore the contribution of Māori language and culture to the life, culture and activities of the museum in small and large ways. Te Papa fosters and nurtures cross-cultural capability, the ability of people of different cultural backgrounds to interact with one another in positive and uplifting ways.

Te Papa have created a new role and are looking for a hands-on self-motivated Health and Safety Advisor. The successful applicant will play a key role in bringing our vision of Safety Always to life by working with Te Papa managers and kaimahi with the implementation of our health and safety management system in support of our strategy to put health, safety and wellbeing at the heart of all we do and the decisions we make.

You will:

Support the Manager Health and Safety with the implementation of the health and safety management system

Assist with developing wellbeing initiatives for Te Papa kaimahi

Coach Te Papa leaders in their understanding and effectiveness in managing risks to health and safety in order to drive safety performance improvements

Develop and maintain a training programme to increase manager and kaimahi understanding of health and safety legislation, and their obligations and core principles of Safety Always

Some of the great things about working at Te Papa are:

The exposure to different operating contexts and roles

Its bicultural culture and vision to be a Tiriti-based museum

The arts and culture sector

Working in a public good and commercial organisation

That anything is possible

To be successful in this role you will have:

A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent relevant work experience, and be an active member of HASANZ, NZISM or similar

2-3 years' working experience as a Health & Safety Advisor in an operational environment

Knowledge of wellness concepts in the work environment

Experience in risk assessments and the development and monitoring of risk controls

A working and in-depth knowledge and understanding of health and safety legislation

Knowledge of what good health and safety practices and performance looks like

A good working knowledge of health and safety management systems

Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment

Excellent organisational skills

Excellent communication skills including: verbal, written and listening

Ability to establish, build and maintain great relationships both internally and externally, establishing trust and credibility

Strong computer skills particularly with the Microsoft Office suite

The starting salary for this position will be between

$72,000 to $90,000pa

with further room for progression through the band. Offers will be made within the range to reflect the skills and experience offered by the candidate and those required of the role, and internal relativities with other employees.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Health and safety advisor

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