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Compliance Supervisor (Whs & Risk Management)

City of Gold Coast - Bundall, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Reference number 30375

Employment status Fixed-Term Full Time - Ending - 30/09/2021
Directorate Office of the CEO
Location Karp Court
Award - Classification City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Level 6 Step 1 - Stream A, Division 2, Section 1
Salary $81,622.99
Salary Details
Hours per week 36.25
Days per fortnight 9 (Nine)
Position summary

Fixed term temporary position until 30 September 2021

Are you experienced in workplace health and safety, risk management and compliance? Are you familiar with the Events Industry? Could you see yourself working as part of the City’s Major Sporting Venues Team?

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.

Here at the City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

We aim high - we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
We add value - we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
We work as a team - our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
We take responsibility - we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the Position

The Major Sporting Venues Compliance Supervisor (Workplace Health and Safety and Risk Management) is responsible for providing a high level of technical Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) advice, risk management and building compliance knowledge to assist the Major Sporting Venues team in the identification and implementation of mitigations and controls to manage all identified risks that ensure compliance with Council’s Work Health and Safety Management System.

The City’s Major Sporting Venues (MSV) currently have over 2 million annual patrons and cater to over 600 events, bookings and functions. Each venue and major event have their own WHS, risk management and compliance requirements. This position will provide specialised resourcing to effectively work with leadership to ensure the health and safety of our patrons, workers and visitors as well as meeting the City’s statutory requirements.

Key Deliverables of the position

Review and maintain the MSV compliance register to ensure all venues are compliant with appropriate standards and legislation.
Coordinate WHS induction processes across all MSV venues, including maintenance and event contractors.
Maintain, promote and report on WHS and risk management information, trends, and practices across MSV and identify opportunities for improvement.
Working closely with the Events team to ensure WHS and risk management have been duly considered for all major events.
Assist MSV to undertake and maintain risk assessments (capturing both worker and public / event related risks) to ensure compliance with Work Health and Safety legislation and Australian Standards and work with leadership to identify appropriate controls to minimise risk exposure across all MSV venues.
Participate in major event pre-briefs and de-briefs as required.
Participate in WHS / risk inspections and provide advice or direct intervention where necessary (for event and non-event days).
Undertake WHS auditing to ensure MSV are compliant with Council’s Work Health and Safety Management System and any local processes.
Work with other Subject matter Experts to ensure MSV maintain current Emergency Management Plans.
Review the Directorate Licence, training and PoT monthly compliance report and provide feedback to Leadership where any gaps exist.
On behalf of MSV, review work health and safety / risk documentation received from event companies / hirers etc. and assess for compliance to relevant legislation. Providing any subsequent advice back to the MSV Events team.
Assist the MSV team in meeting their WHS reporting obligations, including the compilation of data to ensure accurate contemporary reporting.

Appreciating the diversity of our workplace and our workforce is essential to the success of this position.

About You

The successful candidate will possess a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or Equivalent Knowledge. They will also be able to demonstrate current operational WHS, risk management and compliance knowledge to assist MSV in the identification and implementation of controls to manage all identified risks and ensure services are effectively delivered. Exceptional communication and time management skills are a must, as well as self-motivation and a passion for ensuring compliance with WHS and risk management practices. The successful candidate will be comfortable to step away from the desk and be in amongst the Events team identifying hazards, risks and gaps in WHS compliance. Holding a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or Equivalent Knowledge is also considered desirable.

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with 9 day fortnights and flexible working arrangements;
a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
a competitive remuneration plus up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice.

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Mircrosoft Teams or Skype. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

Screening questions Essential: Do you hold a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety? If no, please explain why you feel that your level of knowledge (not experience) is equivalent.
Essential: Do you hold a WHS Licence General Construction (White Card)? (Please note: a white card is a mandatory requirement to perform the duties of the position however if you do not currently possess one, your application will be accepted with the view that it must be obtained prior to commencement).
Essential: Please explain why you believe that you are the ideal candidate for this position.
Essential: Please provide information regarding your prior experience of maintaining, promoting and reporting on WHS and risk management information, trends, and practices to identify improvement.
Essential: Please describe your prior experience undertaking and maintaining risk assessments (worker and public / event related risks) to ensure compliance with Work Health and Safety legislation and Australian Standards.
Essential: Please describe your prior experience with maintaining Emergency Management Plans, compliance registers and risk registers.
Essential: Please describe your prior experience in reviewing contractor / event safety documentation and providing advice back to your client.
Contact person Stephanie Lowdon
Contact number 07 55829230
Closing date 28/04/2021

Bundall, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency


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