Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University

Senior Technical Officer (Technical Support and WHS)


Closing soon

Identify risk areas and provide advise for continuous improvements to mitigate risks related to workplace health and safety (WHS) Promote and support a safe working environment Work alongside a passionate and collaborative team The Role Continuing, Full Time Level 6 - $82,846 to $89,610 pa (plus 17% superannuation) Wagga Wagga As the Senior Technical Officer, you will be coordinating a number of core functions that underpin technical work across a wide variety of disciplines. The position will provide significant support to the Faculty Executive Officer and Technical Team Managers, particularly in the areas of work health and safety, legislative compliance and equipment procurement and maintenance. To be successful you will have: Experience in work health and safety and risk management in a laboratory or similar environment. Experience in preparing risk assessments and safe work procedures, and proven ability in the safe use, handling and disposal of hazardous substances and dangerous goods. Experience in organising and maintaining data and records. Strong capacity to maintain accuracy, meet deadlines and follow instructions and procedures. Proven ability to work independently and also work collaboratively within a team. A relevant degree, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through other combination of education, training and/or experience. Application Requirements This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position. Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. 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. About Us 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 offers great benefits such as a work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Did you know that we have a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and an Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award? We are also a participating member of the Australian Workplace Equality Index. We encouraged applications 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 . Further Information Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting: Peter Ryall Faculty Executive Officer – Faculty of Science and Health [email protected] Ph: (02) 69332863 Closing Date: 11pm, 27 September 2023

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Senior Technical Officer (Technical Support and WHS)


Charles Sturt University




September 13, 2023

Application deadline

September 27, 2023

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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