Health & Safety Officer

Location: Hamilton, Waikato
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 200169194_1590723882
Salary: Negotiable

Our client is a leading player in their industry, building retirement villages in both New Zealand and Australia. They are looking for a Health and Safety Officer to join their team, working on one of Hamilton's biggest developments. You will be a motivated team player who is passionate about health and safety and ensuring everyone on site gets home safe.

This is a full time, temporary role, from Monday - Friday with occasional Saturdays. You'll work alongside the existing Health and Safety Advisor and Health and Safety Coordinator.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have worked on a construction site
  • Ideally have experience in health and safety. A qualification is desirable
  • Manage and mitigate risk. You will be able to complete risk assessments and use a risk matrix
  • Be an administrative whiz. You'll be great with technology and a fast learner
  • Be an excellent communicator and positively influence others on site, always striving for the highest standards possible. You're not afraid to speak up if you see something that doesn't look right.
  • Have strong writing skills and an eye for detail

What you'll do:

  • Provide essential, administrative support to the senior team
  • Maintain health and safety documentation
  • Identify any hazards and ensure compliance with regulations and safety protocols
  • Assist with inductions for all visitors and contractors to site
  • Monitor and improve subcontractor health and safety standards and promote safe work practises

What you get:

  • Weekly wages
  • As an employee of AWF (not a contractor) you will accrue holiday pay, sick leave and ACC cover
  • Consistent and ongoing work
  • Opportunities to upskill and receive further training

You will need to have a clean criminal history and pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Please apply online with your current CV or come in and see us at Unit 3/27Norton Road, Frankton, Hamilton. Alternatively you can call us on 07 848 1811/0800 88 88 60.