Safety Officer

Posted on October 8, 2013 · Posted in Filled
Maxwell Recruitment are seeking an experienced Safety Officer to work on a 5 month project located at Mt Arthur Coal, Musellbrook. See below for full details.
• promote occupational health and safety within the organisation and develop safer and healthier ways of working
• inspect Machinery and equipment
• work as a part of a team to ensure safety of all worksites
• make sure PPE is used in accordance with regulations
• make sure dangerous materials are stored correctly
• make sure site complies with, all legislation relating to its workplace activities and the use of its plant, equipment and substances
• help supervise the investigation of accidents and unsafe working conditions, study possible causes and recommend remedial action
• conduct training sessions for management, supervisors and workers on health and safety practices and legislation
• assist with the rehabilitation of workers after accidents or injuries and make sure they experience a satisfactory return to work
• coordinate emergency procedures, mine rescues, firefighting and first aid crews
• communicate frequently with management to report on the status of the occupational health and safety program
• develop occupational health and safety systems, including policies, procedures and manuals.

Essential Criteria:
• as a minimum, the succesfull applicant must hold a Certificate IV In Workplace Health & Safety
• must have on the job experience working as a Safety Officer and have been exposed to the above work practices
• reside within 1 hour from Muswellbrook

What is on offer:
• contract forecast to run Mid Oct – Feb 2014
• $40 per hour casual rate
• penalty rates at time and a half and double time
• 10 hour shifts Mon – Fri

What happens from here:

If you meet the above criteria then we encourage you to jump at this opportunity. Please hit the “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” Tab. All applications will be reviewed and suitable candidates will be contacted.

Maxwell Recruitment
02 4967 7510