First listed on: 22 October 2019

JWHS Coordinator

At Tassal, we value our people and we look for not only your professional experience but your alignment with our 4P’s – Our People, Our Planet, Product and Performance. Sound like you? Then we’d love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a self-motivated, experienced and passionate WHS Coordinator, working with a knowledgeable team you will be highly organised and experienced with Work Place Health and Safety Operations with a focus on Civil works.

About the role:

This full-time, hands on role is based at our Proserpine prawn farm and production facility which reports to the Senior Manager WHS - Farming & Land Based Aquaculture. This position will work closely with our civil works and construction team to help coordinate Tassal's WHSMS at site level. You will also be responsible for working with our onsite contractors to verify risk assessments, SWMS and other safety related tasks to ensure prevention of incidents and adequate WHS document management. Furthermore, you will support the onsite team with the timely reporting of incidents and injuries, conducting incident investigations, as well as ensuring Tassals Injury Management protocols are implemented and maintained. The ability to problem solve and collaborate with other technical professionals will be essential for effective business outcomes.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have experience in a similar WHS role, with a sound knowledge and understanding of WH&S legislation, terms and requirements and working with contractors.

  • Cert IV or higher in Workplace Health and Safety;
  •  Be in possession of a RTW certificate or the ability to achieve;
  •  First Aid knowledge and experience;
  • Competent with using computers mainly Microsoft Office;with the ability to administer the requirements of a WHSMS
  • Understanding of WHS hazard ID, risk assessment  and  control;
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and organisational skills;
  • Strong ability to influence others and effective leadership skills; and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • High risk work licenses, farm & load shifting equipment experience will be advantageous

About us:

Tassal is the largest producer of Tasmanian grown Atlantic salmon domestically, and through our De Costi Seafood business we source and process a wide range of seafood. Just recently you might have heard that we acquired three prawn farms – so now prawns are part of our amazing seafood offer.

Tassal are all about building a better tomorrow.   We pride ourselves on our industry leadership position as we build a better tomorrow and strive for excellence across our four critical factors of success (4P's) - Our People, Our Planet, Our Product and Our Performance. Employing more than 1500 people in a wide variety of challenging and rewarding roles, we are recognised as an Employer of Choice and are committed to leading sustainable practices in aquaculture and seafood.

Interested?  Hit the apply now button or head to the vacancy on our website to apply directly

For any queries about this position please contact

applications close Monday 5 pm 4th November  2019

Danielle Purdon, People & Culture Manager – Prawns

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