Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer



Newly created opportunity to join an agile and dynamic team Collaborate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders Enjoy fantastic working conditions and career/personal development opportunities The role Continuing, Full Time Level 5 - $77,142 to $84,218 pa (plus 17% superannuation) Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange or Wagga Wagga The Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer will primarily be responsible for coordinating the administration of Charles Sturt University's emergency planning and response activities, management of the Contractor Safety Management System, and undertake other work health and safety associated activities for the Division of Security, Safety and Wellbeing. You will plan, schedule, and coordinate Health and Safety activities including Emergency First Responder, Contractor Safety Management, and safety inspection activities within agreed timeframes, scope, budget and quality across the University. About you Completion of a degree without subsequent relevant work experience as a graduate upon appointment; or completion of an associate diploma with a range of experience including at least 2 years subsequent relevant work experience; or completion of a certificate or a post-trades certificate and extensive subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience. Knowledge of workplace health and safety, emergency management principles and emergency response procedures. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to source solutions and provide advice. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including well-developed writing and presentation skills. Benefits Work life balance (including a hybrid work model) Professional development opportunities Generous leave options Enjoy salary packaging and sacrifice options Discounted goods and services through our corporate partners Visit our website to learn more about our great range of employee benefits. About us The Division of Safety, Security, and Wellbeing is comprised of several teams, including the Executive Office, Chief Security Officer, Health, Safety, and Wellbeing, Student Integrity and Support, Student Counselling and Wellbeing, and Accessibility and Inclusion Support. The primary responsibility of this division is to promote a safe and healthy culture for staff, students, and visitors of the university. To achieve this, the division is tasked with implementing, coordinating, and evaluating an enterprise-wide approach to security, safety, critical incident management, student misconduct investigations, responses to reports of sexual misconduct, assault, and harassment, student counselling, and wellbeing support, and facilitating reasonable adjustments for students with disabilities or health conditions to support them to be successful in their study. We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others. We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in. This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place. Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world. Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. To apply Click the apply button and complete your application online, submit a “statement of suitability” demonstrating their skills, knowledge and/or experience relevant to the position (referencing the selection criteria in the position description) and upload your CV. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us. This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position. Further information Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting: Bethne Williams Manager, Safety Health and Wellbeing [email protected] Ph: 02 6338 4072 Closing Date: 11 pm, 10 April 2024

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Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer


Charles Sturt University




March 27, 2024

Application deadline

April 10, 2024

Job type



Medicine,Social Science

About the employer

Charles Sturt University is an Australian multi-campus public university located in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Queensland. Established in 1989, it was named in honour of Captain Charles Napier Sturt, a British explorer who made expeditions into regional New South Wales and South Australia.

Charles Sturt offers more than 320 courses including undergraduate, postgraduate, higher degrees by research and single subject study. It also has course delivery partnerships with several TAFE institutions across the country.

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