Coordinator, Safety

Coordinator, Safety

  • Be part of GOTAFE's transformation
  • Attractive salary package negotiated
  • Flexible working arrangements across multiple campuses


Located across multiple sites in picturesque outer Melbourne and evolving regional Victoria, GOTAFE, a tertiary education provider, is an intrinsic part of our local communities, delivering quality skills and training, and championing equity for more than 20 years.

As an organisation, we're transforming for good. So we're looking for game changers - high performing individuals who want to grow with us. We shape positive outcomes for our community by being inclusive and passionate about what we do. As part of this, we believe in rewarding achievements and celebrating success. We value new ideas and also understand that sometimes we may not get it right. Learning and working together to improve is just part of our journey. You'll have the opportunity to take ownership of your work and have your initiatives heard. We'll appreciate your contribution and hard work. And together, we'll balance what's important to you and your lifestyle.

The role

Reporting to the Director, Compliance, Risk and Information; the Coordinator Safety will be responsible for proactively managing health and safety risks, policy and safe work practices and procedures across the organisation. The role will provide strategic planning and operational leadership to provide a safe and health work environment for GOTAFE employees, students, contractors and visitors. A key component of this role is to positively influence internal stakeholders in establishing the strategic health and safety direction for GOTAFE and to drive a safety culture where employee safety, both physical and psychological, is at the forefront of decision making and behaviour. 

The role will develop and implement the organisation's Occupational Health and Safety Strategy in compliance with relevant legislative frameworks.

To be considered for this opportunity, GOTAFE is seeking a self-motivated, innovative team player with detailed working knowledge of current Occupational Health and Safety legislative frameworks and requirements. You will have extensive experience in reviewing, developing and implementing best practice safety systems within an organisation; exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to maintain strong collaborative relationships with employees at all levels of the organisation to achieve improved health and safety targets and outcomes.  

GOTAFE are flexible with sector experience but are seeking someone with strong community values and a passion for life-long learning and regional communities.

GOTAFE is committed to the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability, Aboriginal children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

GOTAFE is creating a next generation workforce, more open, inclusive and diverse than ever before. We embrace diversity in all its forms and are building a workforce that reflects the people within our communities including Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

02/12/2019 $0 Shepparton & Goulburn Valley 1 Construction
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