Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Full Time
Listed on 19 October 2022

Who are we?

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is an accomplished airport operator which owns and operates Gold Coast, Townsville, Longreach and Mount Isa airports – connecting the Gold Coast and northern NSW, along with regional Queensland, to the rest of the country and beyond. We are an Australian-owned company with a vision to engage customers, connect communities and deliver exceptional experiences – and a commitment to delivering for the communities where we operate. With passenger numbers returning to normal levels and terminal upgrades underway, there has never been a better time to join QAL.

What you’ll contribute to

The purpose of this role is to  develop and support safe work practices, positive safety attitudes and a minimal injury workforce by building relationships and developing a positive safety and health culture throughout the site.

How you will make an impact?

TSV, ISA & LRE Policies and Procedures are developed in partnership with the departments and maintained online within the QAL SHMS.
Assist in the maintenance and update of the QAL Safety Risk Register, the Regional airports incident register and non-conformance register. Assist GM HSE in development of HS strategy for the regional ports.
Employee, contractors and tenants are aware of, and coached in current Health and Safety legislation, Fire Regulations, Safety Policy and Procedures, culture and compliance requirements.
A monthly report outlining the months incidents, injuries and activities is prepared
Reports are produced when required in relation to health and safety activities, trends, risks, hazards, incidents and performance.
Support for all injured workers to ensure a timely and effective return to work or suitable duties
An effective assurance program is developed and implemented that ensures all work, particularly critical risk work, is conducted to QALs safety standards and legislative requirements.
Health and Safety incident report investigations are followed through to satisfactory completion for all regional ports employee, customers and contractors.
What we offer you?

Awarded Great Place to Work accreditation 2019, this is an opportunity to be part of a progressive organisation and assist in the transformation and growth of the business. Flexible working options are available for all employees. At QAL, we uphold the philosophy that the smooth integration of life and work benefits all. We call it Living Well.

If you are interested in this role and would like to explore in more detail the key responsibilities, please obtain the role description at:

QAL supports an inclusive approach and values diversity within the workplace. We aim to provide opportunities that allow individuals to reach their full potential regardless of their background, gender, age, work status, religious or cultural identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

The successful candidate will be required to adhere to QAL’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP, which includes pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Testing, and have the ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).

For more information regarding the PD please refer to our Careers website.

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