First listed on: 21 December 2017

Occupational Safety & Health Officer

Ref: 1802

  • Flexible Part Time, 64 hrs/FN
  • South West Wa location

We currently have a rare opportunity for a suitably experienced and motivated occupational health and safety professional to join our Human Resources team. Reporting directly to the Human Resource Manager this position will see you providing support to managers and employees through the development and implementation of OS&H practices across the organisation. You will be involved in establishing and maintaining the safety management systems, procedures and plans, providing advice, support and education to staff, and compiling safety reports. You will also act as the Injury Management Coordinator, manage workers’ compensation claims, and be directly involved in the Shire’s wellbeing plan.    

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate relevant experience in an OSH role, have a strong IT aptitude including the use of MS office, tablets and databases, and hold tertiary qualifications (or significant study towards) in OSH, HR or a related field. Proven administration skills and experience or qualifications in Workplace Training and Assessment will be highly regarded.

Your proactive approach and focus on positive service delivery will be rewarded with a salary circa $65-$67K per annum pro-rata, dependent on qualifications and experience, up to 14% superannuation and an excellent work/life balance with flexibility over days worked.

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact a member of Human Resources on (08) 9727 0222 or An Application Form and information on the recruitment process can be found on the positions vacant page of our website,, under the How to Apply section. Your application should include a completed Application Form, covering letter and resume detailing your relevant experience, qualifications, and skills. All applications should be emailed to or sent to Human Resources, Shire of Capel, PO Box 369, Capel WA 6271 by 9am Monday 15th January 2018.

Please note due to office closure and staff leave queries will be responded to from 3 January onwards.


As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, the Shire of Capel encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply, to join us in servicing our community
The Shire of Capel is located in the South West, halfway between Bunbury and Busselton with 29km of pristine beaches and acres of Tuart Forest National Park, is one of the fastest growing coastal shires in Australia.

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