Safety, Risk & Resilience Officer

Job Location: South West Coast VIC
Employer: Wannon Water

About us

Wannon Water is Victoria’s second largest regional urban water corporation by area.

Each day across south-west Victoria we deliver clear, fresh drinking water to our customers. We also take away sewage and trade waste which we treat and return safely to the environment. As a key regional organisation, Wannon Water strives to be an influential community partner, contributing to the wellbeing and prosperity of the region as a whole. We are guided by our strategic direction of beyond water for strong communities.

We provide services to 34 towns, including residential, commercial, industrial and rural customers. Our 212-strong employee base has more than 1,500 years’ experience at Wannon Water to fulfil our purpose of delivering water and sewerage services and improving the lives of people in South West Victoria.

Our benefits

We are passionate about people – the people we employ, the people who depend on our products and services, and the people who make up our communities. 

As an employee of Wannon Water, you will have a genuine opportunity to make the most of your talents, broaden your experience and take on rewarding challenges. 

Working with the wider community, we commit to making gender equity a business and cultural norm. It’s simply the right thing to do. We embrace all forms of diversity and promote family-friendly working hours and leave arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we serve. We feature a mix of age groups and cultural diversity, programs to recognise and showcase great work and initiative, and a raft of professional development opportunities, making working here a great lifestyle choice.

You will have access to:

  • Programs to recognise and showcase great work and initiative
  • A flexible work environment
  • An events and activities committee
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Rostered days off
  • An employee assistance program
  • Study leave
  • Health and wellbeing programs

About the role

At Wannon Water we pride ourselves on our flexibility, inclusion and diversity and health and wellbeing programs. We provide employees with great opportunities for learning and development in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Come and join our Risk and Resilience team in the role of Safety, Risk and Resilience Support Officer whose primary responsibilities are to provide system administration, administration duties, training and development to support the continual improvement of the Integrated Management Systems (IMS) and safety-related software used across Wannon Water.

The Risk and Resilience team, which operates within the People and Business Services Department, has overall responsibility for the IMS and responsibility for the safety and risk frameworks, emergency management and the internal auditing program.

The Safety, Risk and Resilience Officer undertakes a broad range of tasks under limited direction, and in close association with a range of employees, consultants and industry partners. The role also provides administrative support to the Safety, Risk and Resilience team.

About you and your skills 

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in administrative support to a team
  • Experience in the maintenance of audited documentation of policies, procedures and reporting systems
  • Knowledge of Integrated Management Systems, risk management practices and frameworks
  • Understanding of business processes and workflows
  • Awareness of IT software system improvements
  • Well-developed computer skills in business applications
  • Excellent communications skills
  • High level of attention to detail

This is a fixed-term position until December 2023 located in Warrnambool. Full-time or part-time hours are negotiable for the right candidate. The role has a salary of $68,198.58 to $79,075.19 p.a. plus superannuation. 

For further information, please contact Sarah van Rooy (Manager Safety, Risk and Resilience) on telephone 1300 926 666.

A copy of the position description for this role is available here

Evidence of current COVID-19 vaccination is to be provided.

Applications close: Sunday 19 December 2021 

Click APPLY and you will be taken through to the Wannon Water Careers Portal to complete your application. Once there, you will be prompted to answer a few simple questions and upload your cover letter and CV. To give yourself the best opportunity to progress your application, please outline in your cover letter how your skills and experience meet the role requirements as outlined in the position description.

We thank you for taking the time to consider Wannon Water as a future employer and look forward to hearing from you.

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