Position Details
Reference Number 14724
Position Title OHS Advisor
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Whitsunday Region
Place Of Work Bowen
Award Classification Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – 2017 - Federal Award Level 6
Salary $79,976.00 to $85,072.00
Roster 9 day fortnight
Position Summary

OHS Advisor

Permanent Full Time

9 Day Fortnight

$79976-$85072 per annum

The Whitsunday Regional Council is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.  The region encompasses the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands, the coastal towns of Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Shute Harbour and Bowen along with the rural towns of Proserpine and Collinsville.  The Whitsunday region offers a dynamic environment and is perfectly placed to live, work, play and invest.


An exciting opportunity exists within our Human Resources and Safety team for a OHS Advisor.  Reporting to the Manager Workplace Health and Safety we are looking for an experienced individual to contribute to the development and implementation of effective workplace health and safety frameworks, policies and procedures.


As the OHS Advisor you will be responsible for


1.  Provision of high quality workplace health and safety consultative services across the whole of Council.

2.   Contributing to the development and maintenance of a workplace health and safety management system.

3.  Regional coordination of workers compensation matters including rehabilitation and return to work management.

4.   Leading and actively promoting safety behaviours, practices and culture within Council.



  • Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety
  •  MUTCD Accreditation
  • Construction Industry White Card
  • Local Government Experience highly regarded


To submit your application online, click on ‘APPLY’ below:


Council practices Equal Employment Opportunities and Workplace Health and Safety Principles


Selection Criteria Essential: Do you hold a current "C" Class Manual Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you possess a construction industry white card?
Essential: Do you hold current accreditation in MUTCD? Please detail level.
Essential: Do you hold a Certificate IV in Safety or an equivalent qualification? Please detail.
Desirable: Do you have experience in a safety related role within the local government sector? Please detail.
Essential: Do you have experience in the use of a safety management system together with experience in fostering a safety based workplace culture? Please detail.
Contact Person Human Resources
Contact Number 0747613615
Closing Date 26/05/2019
Position Description
PD - 1012.1 - OHS Advisor.pdf Open
Application Guide click here to view