- Job posted on: 18th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
MRC was established in 2008 and its area covers our 13 major remote communities as well as many outstations. MRC employs over 500 staff, 370 of whom are the local Aboriginal staff.
MRC's vision is "many voices, one dream, building a quality desert lifestyle" and our mission is "to improve the lives of Council residents by delivering valued and relevant services".
As Work Health and Safety Officer you will support the development and implementation of WHS system to ensure compliance with WHS legislative requirements. You will also assist the WHS Coordinator with providing advice to all levels of staff regarding WHS, including the development and facilitation of toolbox talks.
In addition to a strong interest in working with Indigenous people on their country, it is also essential that you have an appreciation of contemporary Aboriginal issues, especially in relation to cultural and socio-economic challenges in remote central Australia. Any prior experience working with Aboriginal people in remote areas will be highly regarded.
Staff choose to work here because of their commitment to advancing the lives of our residents. Staff are rewarded with diverse and challenging work that supports career growth.
Under MacDonnell Regional Council's Special Measures Scheme, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position and will be preferenced in the selection process if they meet all the essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level.
This is an incredible opportunity to live and work in Central Australia.
For further information contact Danielle Schaeche, Coordinator Work Health and Safety, by phoning (08) 8958 9633.
To view the position description and apply please click 'Apply Now' & enter ref code: 5533145.