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Senior Inspector (Construction)

Queensland Government - Robina, QLD

HR & Recruitment
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

TARGETED VACANCY - this vacancy is open to existing Queensland state government employees only

This position plays an important role in the implementation of the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and ensuring we meet the expectations of compliance and enforcement that the community expects of us as a regulator.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, Inspectors work with industry to improve health and safety in Queensland workplaces.

You’ll be part of a dynamic and diverse culture, working alongside supportive and passionate people. Building a career with us means you can help make a real difference in the lives of Queensland workers and employers, and their families.

  • This vacancy is open to existing Queensland state government employees only***

    The Office of Industrial Relations (OIR) contributes to the government's strategic objectives in the areas of workplace health and safety, electrical safety, workers' compensation, industrial relations and labour hire regulation.

    We seek to improve work health and safety, electrical safety and workers' compensation performance through regulatory and policy frameworks and the provision of evidenced-based services and advice. We also develop, implement and maintain policy and legislation relevant to industrial relations in Queensland including whole of Government responsibility for public sector enterprise bargaining and the regulation of Queensland's labour hire industry.

    The OIR Is Committed To
    • Partnering with business and industry to achieve better safety and industrial relations outcomes and increased productivity;
    • Providing services that are easy to access and responsive to the needs of the community and industry;
    • Assisting the industry to comply whilst ensuring there are consequences for non-compliance;
    • Using an evidence based approach to design interventions and policy responses that meet the Government's priorities; and
    • Empowering our people to create a high performance culture focused on organisational excellence.
    Key Responsibilities As The Senior Inspector
    • Utilise the powers appointed to inspectors according to the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the Electrical Safety Act 2002 to assist the government in meeting the objectives of these Acts;
    • Participate in state-wide compliance campaigns (e.g. safety blitzes and industry audits), workplace assessments (e.g. audits and inspections) and provide innovative strategies for practical guidance and compliance support based on risk management principles and industry experience;
    • Conduct investigations of work incidents, injuries and complaints, prepare investigations reports, and implement the most effective enforcement options according to the Compliance and Enforcement Policy and existing policies and procedures;
    • Maintain effective relationships and strategic networks with internal and external stakeholders, clients, obligation holders and industry leaders;
    • Develop and deliver advisory, education and information services at workplaces to clients and other stakeholders through presentations and the appropriate use of information products;
    • Guide, coach and mentor less experienced officers and actively participate in the professional development opportunities offered to inspectors as part of their performance and development plans;
    • Contribute to the planning activities of the region and implement continuous improvement initiatives;
    • Assist the region in meeting its targets and commitments to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland's Business Plan and regional Service Delivery Agreements;
    • Actively participate in the promotion of building relationships, cooperation, and the sharing of information across all compliance programs within the department; and
    • Actively participate in the promotion of a discrimination free workplace culture that values equity and diversity.
    If you are looking for more than just a job and are passionate about making a difference in workplaces to ensure all employees return home safe, then review how you will be assessed within the Position Description and APPLY NOW!

    Applications to remain current for 12 months.

    Occupational group HR & Industrial Relations