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Health and Safety Advisor

Apply now Job no: 492683
Work type: Full time
Location: Gisborne
Categories: Health & Safety

  • Gisborne Port
  • Attractive Remuneration Package
  • Employee Medical Insurance Scheme offered
  • Company Vehicle
  • Full Time, Salaried position
  • Relocation costs negotiable where applicable, for successful candidate

About Us

ISO is a national cargo logistics company providing stevedoring, marshalling, transportation and warehousing solutions to multiple locations around NZ. Today ISO employs over 1000 people that supports our operations and as a Qube company is part of a large logistics network of companies operating within Australasia that is continuing to grow at a rapid pace.

At ISO, we are a values driven organisation that are proud supporters of our people. When you join ISO you will be welcomed into a friendly, positive environment that provides training and career development opportunities.

About the role

We are looking to employ a Health and Safety Advisor based at our Gisborne operations.  This is a hands-on role and the successful candidate will be comfortable working out in our operational environment.  At least 50% of your day will be interacting with our operational team at the coal face.  

The primary objective of this advisory role is to promote excellence in safety performance and workplace injury prevention and to monitor and continually improve safety and safety management within our Gisborne Operations. You will be key advisory contact to our managers and supervisors within this location.  Part of this role will require the successful candidate be able to travel occasionally to other sites.

The key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Managing the hazard identification and control process
  • Safety reporting to management
  • Managing safety database
  • Supporting Safety committees and employee safety reps
  • Monitoring worksite safety practices
  • Conduct investigations where necessary
  • Monitor industry initiatives and best practice and advise the business accordingly

The key skills required for this role include:

  • Effective written and oral communications skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Planning skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications
  • Self-management skills 

The ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification (or extensive relevant work experience as a safety professional), workplace safety management experience as well as an in depth knowledge of quality management principles and auditing.  Experience in the ports and stevedoring industry would be preferable but not essential, as we would be happy to speak to safety professionals from a wide range of industries, particularly those dealing with heavy plant and equipment.  

If you have a passion to be part of a supportive team, exceed expectations and are looking for personal growth with a growing innovative company - then this is the role for you!

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