Health and Safety Business Partner

City of Moreton Bay

City of Moreton Bay is Australia's third largest local government spanning rural townships and urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts. Council employs a workforce dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of residents, providing more than 100 services to the community across road and transport infrastructure, parks, sport, rubbish collection and community and cultural facilities. Together, we make a significant contribution to local lifestyle, community and economy.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Brisbane, Australia ⚠️

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $101,881 - $108,874pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 6 of EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Our Health & Safety Business Partners work across all Council facilities and locations. These 2 roles are predominantly based out of Caboolture or Narangba and will be expected to travel throughout the region (pool cars available for business travel).

About our opportunity

We're looking for two Health and Safety Business Partners to join our team and contribute to the development and continuous improvement of a proactive safety culture across Council.

You will champion all things safety and wellbeing for team members and coach, support and develop leaders and team members to ensure we continue to improve culture that will make a difference to how work is done.

One of these roles will be working with our community facing and office based team members, and the other focused on our operational workforce.

As a Health and Safety Business Partner and member of the Wellbeing and Safety team you will:

  • Develop quality working relationships with leaders and team members in your portfolio, quickly establishing yourself as a trusted source for safety advice.
  • Assist in undertaking end to end investigations as required, and deliver on Corrective Actions that may include developing Safety Alerts, researching and sourcing alternative controls, and promoting the Hierarchy of Controls.
  • Support the leaders in risk assessment and hazard identification, and in implementing, monitoring and reviewing Safety Improvement Plans and Safety Risk Profiles.
  • Attend and support with working groups, safety committee meetings, toolbox talks, etc, and monitor and report on actions.
  • Provide insight into trends on health and safety challenges to to the leadership team to inform future initiatives.
  • Role model behaviours that foster a culture of psychological safety, trust, open communication and learning that drives a constructive culture.

About you

You'll be curious and passionate about all things safety, getting out and about to meet people and learn first-hand what the operational risks and challenges are in their job.

You'll have experience in health and safety partnering, providing support and advice to internal clients and senior leaders to foster a culture of psychological safety, trust, open communication and learning that drives a constructive culture.

You will bring knowledge in managing health and safety matters and investigations, the ability to use empathy and discretion when required, and have a customer-centric approach to drive positive change.

We are focused on delivering on our corporate values of Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability - we are seeking people who resonate with these values.

Position Description

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Why join the City of Moreton Bay Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2,000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of nearing 500,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.
  • Flexibility depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at [email protected].

For more information about City of Moreton Bay and to stay across what's happening in our region, follow us on LinkedIn.

City of Moreton Baymoretonbay.qld.gov.au

Delivering sustainable services to enhance the lifestyle of Moreton Bay residents.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 31 days of PTO, including leave loading and public holidays.

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid work environment with some work-from-home days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.2k across 16 departments:

  • engineering
    86
  • support
    55
  • education
    51
  • business development
    31
  • operations
    20
  • arts and design
    19
  • media and commmunication
    18
  • legal
    14
  • finance
    11
  • +7 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Risk assessment
  • Hazard identification
  • Safety investigations

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