worksafe nz health & safety inspector | christchurch

Christchurch
Randstad
permanent





Job Description:

Mena kei te hiahia koe kia pai ake nga wahi mahi o Aotearoa, anei te tunga mau

WorkSafe New Zealand are now hiring full time permanent Health and Safety Inspectors for a role in Christchurch to start on the 30th of August 2021.

This office covers everywhere from Karamea to Kaikoura, down to Waimate and across to Franz Josef. Covering an area this vast results in representation from virtually every business sector and you’ll meet a diverse range of people from many backgrounds. The Christchurch team supports professional development beyond your initial training and have built a great culture across the three general inspectorate teams. You will have a fair level of autonomy around how you carry out your work, and you’ll have a mix of working independently or in a team.

WorkSafe inspectors are out in the community everyday, conducting assessments and investigations, educating well meaning workers and business owners about how they can contribute to a safe workplace while enforcing health and safety legislation. The world of work continues to grow in complexity, and WorkSafe inspectors need to be able to traverse across all sectors and manage the associated issues.

This may have been a role you never thought about, but you may have all of the skills we’re looking for. Health and safety is undergoing a major shift in New Zealand, and you could be a part of inspiring others to change the culture to make offices, sites, farms, factories and other work places over New Zealand safer for their workers. The advice and guidance you provide could save lives.

Some of the key attributes we’re looking for include

An analytical mindset - be able to read legislation to understand what this means and explain it people on the ground.

Exceptional people skills - be the person who can connect with stakeholders, build rapport, show compassion and influence change.

Understand and apply practical ideas: be able to listen and understand the business’ practices and assess if it meets their obligations, (i.e. help to translate the building code into a practical sense)

An interest in health and safety and helping organisations and workers implement practices in line with best practice and legislation

Have the confidence to speak with, educate and inspire anyone: workers, board members, managers and CEOs.

Be an adaptable self starter - whether working on your own or with others, you’ll be able to look at the situation in front of you and decide on the best way forward.

What is in it for you?

You will receive discounted health insurance and fully paid life, income protection and trauma insuranceOngoing learning: Two NZQA Level 4 Qualifications (Regulatory knowledge & Regulatory practice) upon completion of the learning pathway.

Workplace Flexibility once you are trained and warranted: you will need to be able to complete the fundamentals of your position, however, WorkSafe is employer that recognises your needs

You must hold to be considered for this role

Full drivers licence

NZ Residency, NZ Permanent Residency or NZ/Australian citizenship

NZ Residency, NZ Permanent Residency or NZ/Australian citizenship

Please note that the recruitment process for this role is fairly lengthy and involves psychometric/cognitive testing, a video interview, phone interview and a face to face interview.

Applications close on the 13th of June 2021.

WorkSafe are committed to having a diverse workforce to service to the variety of industries, workers and situations that inspectors will deal with. As such, we welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds.

If this sounds like you, go ahead and hit the apply now button.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

Posted on: 

Tuesday, 18 May 2021