Senior WHS Auditor

APS Jobs
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 29, 2021
Jun 05, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
> Canberra ACT, Sydney NSW, Newcastle NSW, Adelaide SA, Melbourne VIC
The National Operations team is responsible for supporting the objective of Comcare and the Regulatory Operations Group to be a nationally consistent, risk-based WHS regulator by ensuring the delivery of effective, consistent and targeted national regulatory operations to organisations within the Comcare Scheme.

The team is responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting on compliance of WHS Management System Audits, WHS Undertakings, major hazard facilities and hazardous chemicals and Health and Safety Representative and Entry Permit Holder Training requirements in line with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act).

The team also has centralised oversight of investigations and investigation procedures and capability and assist with the coordination of proactive regulatory programs and regional engagement plans.

National Operations conduct audits as part of the group's regulatory oversight of the jurisdiction, in line with Comcare's Compliance and Enforcement Policy.

The primary role of Regulatory Operations Groups compliance audits is to ensure all workplaces comply with the WHS Act. WHS system audits measure the effectiveness of the auditee's WHS Management System and conformance is measured using the National Audit Tool.

The key duties of the position include:

The Senior WHS Auditor conducts audits that contribute to improved WHS performance across the jurisdiction and improved safety outcomes for workers, by identifying WHS Management System Deficiencies and providing support, education and guidance and to stakeholders as they progress by monitoring corrective actions to completion.



• Audit qualifications (Lead Auditor and Audit WHS systems) and/or experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act)
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