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WorkSafe ACT

Are you ready to join a team that is passionate about making a difference?

Want to work with clever, innovative, and highly motivated people in a dynamic environment?

WorkSafe ACT is growing our inspector team. We are looking for passionate, committed individuals who are ready to play a role in making sure that all workers, in all workplaces are healthy and safe.

We have multiple permanent Inspector positions available as part of our bulk recruitment process. The Inspectorate is responsible for providing compliance and enforcement services across workplaces in the ACT and Jervis Bay Territory.
Why choose us?

Here at WorkSafe ACT we are proud of the work we do. We are committed to improving the physical and psychosocial health and safety of Territory workers.

Depending on your skills, background and experience, you could find yourself working in one of the following areas:

  • Construction
  • General (retail, hospitality, education sectors etc)
  • Psychosocial
  • Labour Hire Licensing
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Major Investigations, and
  • Dangerous Substances

We achieve our objectives through a combination of compliance and enforcement, awareness raising, education, inspection, and investigation activities. We are responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance by duty holders in accordance with the WHS Act and Regulation and associated legislation for Dangerous Substances, workers’ compensation and Labour Hire Licensing. More information can be found on the WorkSafe ACT website: https://www.worksafe.act.gov.au

If you want to be part of something bigger and are committed to improving health and safety outcomes, please consider submitting an application. You could be the new WorkSafe ACT inspector we are looking for! Comprehensive training will be provided.

Eligibility/Other Requirements

A diploma level qualification in Government Inspection, Work Health and Safety and/or Investigations or related discipline, or willingness to complete within 12 months of commencement. Current unrestricted driver’s licence.


Permanent full-time and part-time positions are available across multiple areas as part of a bulk recruitment round, include in your pitch if you are interested in a full-time or part-time position. Relocation assistance may be available for interstate applicants. A merit pool will be established to fill identical vacancies at level over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on referee reports and written application only. This position operates within an activity-based working (ABW) environment. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply

Applications are sought from potential candidates and should include a supporting pitch of no more than two (2) pages addressing the Selection Criteria in the ‘Ideal Candidate’ section of the position description. Please also ensure you demonstrate your ability to meet the Essential Requirements of the role. Applicants should also provide a curriculum vitae and two referee reports.

A position description is attached.

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Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

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