Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Branch, AV File: HR457
We currently have two permanent full- time positions to fill
We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated professionals who are passionate about all things Safety to join our team while also enjoying the amazing lifestyle that Bunbury/Manjimup has to offer
APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5PM ON 6 APRIL 2023
Now is the time to join the Forest Products Commission as we reposition for the future!
Over the next two years the FPC is preparing to undergo a major transformation as a result of changes to forest policy. With the upcoming new Forest Management Plan 2024 -2033, the FPC will transition from commercial scale native forestry to a focus on ecological thinning and increased plantation development activity, supported by the government investment of $350 million into softwood plantations.
Working within a smaller government agency you will have the opportunity to make a greater impact and feel truly satisfied when you contribute directly to the outcomes of the FPC. Should you see yourself as a good fit for this position, you could play an important role in the future of the forest products sector in Western Australia
About the role
The Work Health and Safety Officer supports the Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (OSHE) Branch with compliance activities associated with Safety, Integrated Forest Management Systems (IFMS) and Governance.
Further details regarding the duties and responsibilities can be found in the attached JDF
You are encouraged to contact Justine West, Manager Environment and Safety for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Bunbury/Manjimup by telephoning (08) 9725 5261 or emailing email@example.com
About the Forest Products Commission
We are a team of forestry professionals engaged in the industry from the seed to the end-product. We work with community, industry and government to create a vibrant forestry industry. We will create an environment of innovation, ensuring that our forests are a strategic and sustainable resource for the future.
For further information about FPC please visit www.fpc.wa.gov.au
Why work for the Forest Products Commission
Working for the FPC is your gateway to Western Australia’s beautiful South West - one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth, where pristine beaches and forests of timber giants can all be enjoyed in a single day. With the majority of our people based in the regions you will be privileged to undertake regular regional travel as you perform your role in our unique business.
In addition to a competitive salary, our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- Flexible work arrangements;
- Career and professional development programs and opportunities;
- Uniform allowance - plus additional provisions for safety wear (PPE);
- Optical subsidy - up to $220 every two years
- Salary packaging options;
- Access to health and wellbeing initiatives such as flu vaccinations and wellness programs; and
- Employee Assistance Program including additional wellbeing services for you and immediate family members.
Bunbury is an exciting place to live and work, the cosmopolitan seaside city is renowned for its wild but friendly bottlenose dolphins which you can meet at the shoreline or out in the bay aboard a dolphin watching and swimming tour. It's also the setting of many maritime legends, with trendy restaurants, boutique shops and alluring coffee houses and cafes it is the northern gateway to Australia's South West - one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth, where pristine beaches and forests of timber giants can all be enjoyed in a single day.
Manjimup - Surrounded by lush pastures and some of the most productive soils in Australia it is fast becoming known as the Food Bowl of WA, The forested areas surrounding Manjimup may have started out as timber country, but today the region is best known for its myriad fresh produce. Intermingled with tall karri forest, the surrounding farmlands take centre stage in a thriving fruit and vegetable industry.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to apply online and submit:
- A comprehensive CV;
- A cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining your suitability to the role and demonstrating how you align with our values. Refer to the attached job description form for full position details; and
- Contact details of two recent referees, including your current line manager.
If you have trouble downloading attachments or wish to enquire about the process, please contact People and Culture on 9363 4672 or firstname.lastname@example.org (Not to be used for applications).
Please note that recommended applicants are required to provide a WA National Police Certificate issued within a month, prior to appointment. Overseas police certificates may be required.
Suitable applicants may be considered for similar vacancies that may arise over the next 12 months.
The FPC may conduct further search activities or extend the closing date, if required to extend the field of applicants.
Substantive Equality Statement
The Forest Products Commission is an equal opportunity employer, we recognise the value that people of diverse backgrounds bring to the workforce. Supported by our People Plan 2021-2023, we are committed to improving employment opportunities and outcomes through the recruitment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, people with disability, women, people of diverse sexualities and genders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
As a measure to achieve equality, sections 51, 66R and 66ZP of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 apply to this position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people (24 years of age and under) and people with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply and to indicate within their application to which diversity group they belong.
If you have any access needs that may require adjustments to the application or interview process, including alternate methods of communication, please contact us at email@example.com or call (08) (9363 4672). We encourage applicants to visit the Jobs and Skills WA website or call 13 64 64 for assistance with preparing your application, finding employment and career progression.
Late applications will not be accepted. To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.
- job description form - work health and safety officer (002).pdf
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