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February

Ergonomist

WorkSafe Victoria - Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • $105, 350 per annum + Super
  • Full Time, Ongoing Role
  • Metropolitan Melbourne, Geelong, and Regional Victoria
About the role

The Ergonomist, as an appointed Inspector, provides specialist knowledge and advice in human factors and/or ergonomics, participating in the identification of workplace interventions relevant to the management and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and poor psychological health outcomes.
  • You will be providing expert technical and operational advice to WorkSafe Victoria and its clients in relation to human factors and/or ergonomic issues in the workplace
  • You will contribute to the development, implementation, co-ordination, and evaluation of ergonomic hazard-based programs
  • You will participate in the development of regulatory standards, legislation and guidance material
  • Finally, you will establish and maintain professional networks with a range of professional groups and public and private sector agencies
Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

You are an experienced Ergonomist in the areas of either human factors and/or physical ergonomics who wants to make a difference. Your communication and organisational skills are exemplary - You have a passion for Victorians returning home safe from work every day. You are a team oriented person who enjoys making an impact on your team and stakeholders.
  • You have a strong knowledge of and demonstrated experience with identification and management of human factors/ergonomics (HFE) factors that impact health and safety in the workplace as well as an understanding of the link between organisational, physical and psychological health in injury risk.
  • You have demonstrated experience and knowledge of a broad range of health and safety issues relating to HFE.
  • You also have a demonstrated experience in the development, co-ordination and evaluation of hazard based programs and strategies that aim to reduce the incidence and severity of work related injury and disease.
  • Finally, you have strong communication skills with the ability to influence others. A demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with workplace parties, government agencies, OHS professionals and other WorkSafe clients
Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

We aspire to reflect the community that we serve. We encourage job applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

What's next?

Applications close 11:00pm, Tuesday 16 February. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Oli Hayes on 03 4243 8819.

About Us

WorkSafe Victoria plays a critical role in the lives of Victorian employers and workers - as the state's health and safety regulator and as the manager of Victoria's workers compensation scheme. In both capacities, employers and workers are at the heart of our service.

Our aim is to keep all workplaces healthy and safe, and to deliver high quality care and treatment when workers are injured.

Our future

To meet the challenge, WorkSafe has begun modernising its services. We're aiming to provide an inclusive, empathetic and tailored service for every Victorian who comes into contact with WorkSafe, and embed a proactive, prevention-led approach to health and safety in every workplace across Victoria.

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.
Job Ref: OH000149
Submitted: 02-02-2021

WorkSafe Victoria

Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency




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