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Whs Coordinator

Curtin University of Technology - Perth, WA

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design
Source: uWorkin


Competitive remuneration package
2 year Fixed-Term, Full time, based at Perth (Bentley) campus
Work in a team passionate about health and safety
Job Reference: 677542

Properties, Facilities & Development

Properties, Facilities & Development (PF&D) plays an important role in ensuring Curtin’s physical presence enables ongoing transformation and supports the University’s vision to be a recognised global leader in research, education and engagement. The department is responsible for the planning, delivery, maintenance and operation of great places where people come first.
As a part of Properties, Facilities & Development the Capital Projects team is responsible for the implementation of the Capital Program and delivers all capital works projects including major and minor building and infrastructure works. The team coordinates building and infrastructure activities to deliver a sustainable and integrated built environment that meets the long-term aspirations of the University

About the role

We are seeking a Workplace Health and Safety (permit-to-work) Coordinator to join an industry leading, agile and collaborative Capital Projects team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced WHS Coordinator to take ownership of the permit-to-work system and collaborate with key stakeholders to review and implement system improvements.

In this role you will

Work with a diverse range of internal stakeholders, external consultants and contractors to provide technical support and coaching
Monitor, assess and report on contractor health and safety compliance requirements such as, but not limited to, inductions, licencing, permits to work etc.
Conduct audits and report findings at regular intervals to ensure compliance
Capture, maintain, and administer records and data required for reporting
Participate and maintain reporting for the weekly campus impacts meeting.
Assist in responding to health and safety incidents, including investigation and providing guidance on the development and implementation of corrective actions.
Assist and provide guidance on procedure reviews to ensure effective and efficient risk management.
Why choose Curtin?

Exciting opportunity to join a progressive, industry leading team.
A supportive environment that focuses on encouraging staff to reach their full potential.
Easily accessible location with great parking, public transport, and end of trip facilities.
A vibrant campus with gym, childcare, wellness programs, medical and counselling services.
We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019)
Curtin continues to be a leader in reconciliation in the Higher Education sector, being one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevate RAP - the highest level within Reconciliation Australia’s Workplace RAP Framework.
The University has recently been named as one of Australia’s Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 by the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA)
For further information on Curtin and all of our employee benefits visit https://about.curtin.edu.au/jobss

We are looking for someone with:
Relevant formal qualifications and experience in workplace health and safety, and working knowledge of permit-to-work systems or an equivalent mix of experience and training.
Formal tertiary qualifications in health and safety (desired)
Proven experience in applying risk management, health and safety, and compliance practice and procedures in a facilities maintenance and construction environment.
High level written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present ideas, concepts and points of view in a clear, precise and logical manner (including experience in report writing)Ability to establish strong working relationships with a wide variety of people.
Demonstrated experience in applying computing skills (including database applications and the Microsoft Office suite of applications) within a property/construction or facilities maintenance work environment.
Strong experience in providing a high quality of service within a customer-oriented work environment together with proven resilience and the ability to respond effectively and positively to pressure.
An agile mindset with the ability to accept changes in priority and adapt quickly.
A level of fitness commensurate with the position
Experience in the tertiary education, construction or facilities management sector (desired)
Next steps

Please apply on-line with a cover letter and resume which addresses the criteria listed under “we are looking for someone with” to enable us to assess your suitability for the role.

Copy and paste the following link to download a copy of the PD:

Applications close: 9PM Thursday 11 March 2021

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Andrea Robson - Talent Acquisition Consultant
Phone: +61 8 9266 3290
Email: andrea.robson@curtin.edu.au

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and seek to build an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and encouraged. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

Perth, WA

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design


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