Safety Officer

Read Safety Officer
Meriden School
Location: Strathfield, NSW
Date advertised: 13th June 2018
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Closing Date: COB 29 June 2018

Meriden is seeking a Safety Officer to help in ensuring that the School's premises and activities are safe for students, staff and visitors.

The position is permanent and full-time, commencing as soon as possible.

The role involves, but is not limited to:

  • Undertaking annual workplace inspections
  • Organising safety training for staff  
  • Liaising with the Heads of School, Dean of Staff, Director of Property and School Nurse about safety matters
  • Organising and chairing the termly Working Party meetings
  • Managing and utilising the WHS section of CompliSpace.

Role Description

Please go to www.meriden.nsw.edu.au/about-us/career-opportunities/safety-officer-1 for a copy of the Role Description.

The successful applicant will need to display:

  • Support of the Christian ethos of Meriden as an Independent Anglican School
  • Medium to high level computer skills to manage the IT systems related to compliance records and systems
  • An eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Sound judgement and good discernment
  • Effective teamwork skills
  • ​Loyalty to the School.

Previous experience working in a safety or compliance role in the education sector is highly desirable.

Please email your application to hr@meriden.nsw.edu.au

Applications should be addressed to The Principal, Dr Julie Greenhalgh, and include:

  • details of qualifications and experience
  • details of a current NSW Working With Children Check (WWCC) number
  • contact details
  • names and contact details of three referees, including the minister/pastor of your local church.

Applications close:  COB Friday 29 June 2018

Note: Child Protection legislation applies to all applicants and a current Working with Children clearance number is essential. Only Australian citizens, permanent Australian Residents and those holding a valid Australian Work Visa are eligible for employment.