Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Occupational Health and Safety Officer

Position Number: 2136
Applications Close: 19 Feb 2016

Ongoing position available

Friendly working environment

Full-time (38 hours per week)

About the Role

We are very excited to announce that Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and qualified individual to fill the position of Occupational Health and Safety Officer.

Your primary objectives will be:

  • Assist the Manager OH&S, WorkCover and Employee Wellbeing to provide information and advice to the Institute on all facets of OH&S matters.
  • Assist the Manager OH&S, WorkCover and Employee Wellbeing in the administration of WorkCover and Return to Work processes.
  • Assist the Manager OH&S, WorkCover and Employee Wellbeing to implement the total institute OH&S Employee Wellbeing strategy and to actively promote and co-ordinate wellbeing initiatives and programs.

About You:

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Technical Competencies:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to issues such as occupational health and safety, accident compensation, anti-discrimination and industrial relations.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.

  • Highly developed organisational skills together with the knowledge and commitment to effectively implement continuous improvement principles.

  • Extensive knowledge, skill and proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applications including a computerized Human Resources system.

Qualification, Licenses and Experience

Relevant qualifications and/or experience in OH&S related field. First Aid Certificate preferred.

Please note that all short listed applicants will be required to undertake a variety of competency tests to demonstrate their ability to perform the role.

For a full list of the key technical competencies please refer to the position description.


The salary will be in the range of $54,245 - $56,737 per annum plus superannuation.


Ongoing, Full- Time 38 hours per week.


Please download a copy of the Position Description below. Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • Your response to the Key Technical Competencies and Qualification, Licenses and Experience as outlined in the position description.

Please note your application should be submitted as one PDF document.

You can submit your application by email to ua.ud1501093680e.cin1501093680hcety1501093680lopen1501093680ruobl1501093680em@sb1501093680oj1501093680.  Make sure you include the job title and the job reference number in your covering email.

PLEASE NOTE: To download the forms below you will need Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro. If you are experiencing any difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the People & Culture Department on 03 9269 1266.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic

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