Safety Implementation Officer

About Shoalhaven Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role

This is a full time, permanent position Monday to Friday (35 hours per week) 9.00am to 5.00pm.

In consultation with Holiday Haven and council stakeholders, administer and implement WHS, Compliance and Safety improvements across the Holiday Haven Business Unit, by:

  • Promoting and implementing a positive safety culture
  • Reviewing and implementing safety documentation
  • Facilitating meetings, inspections, and workshops
  • Simplifying WHS processes
  • Auditing of contractor safety
  • Organising and Conducting safety training

Manage holiday van compliance and inspections in relation to WHS regulations, local government and caravanning and camping regulations.

Conduct inspections of Holiday Parks on a regular basis to ensure safety and compliance with relevant legislation.

Skills & Experience

In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or Risk Management
  • Previous experience in a Work Health and Safety or Risk Management role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of WHS processes and current practices
  • Current WorkSafe Construction Induction card
  • Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship


We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits: 

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply

You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Demonstrate your knowledge and or experience in Work Health and Safety or Risk Management.
  3. Exemplify a time where you successfully managed or mentored a team/individual performance and contributed to organisational improvement activity.
  4. Why would you be best suited to this position?

Contact:   Rachel Dyer Manager Tourist Parks (02) 4429 3424

Applications Close: Thursday, 9 December 2021 (at Midnight)


Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds


When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email

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