This recruitment process is for a pool
The Western Australian Museum is a vibrant centre of inspiration, learning and enjoyment for everyone. It preserves, documents and shares collections relating to the State’s natural and cultural heritage. It collaborates with people across Western Australia to share the stories and voices of diverse communities. It works alongside national and international organisations, contributing to global research, promoting life-long learning, and developing and hosting world-class exhibitions.
About the role
The Project and WHS Coordinator will support, advise and direct Western Australian Museum staff, volunteers and associates in the planning and safe execution of terrestrial and marine fieldwork (including boating and diving), distance driving, and other hazardous work-related activities such as chemical storage and handling.
We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated individual who loves working in a positive team environment, enjoys a challenge and wants to make a difference.
The successful applicant will be expected to:
- Understand the importance of fieldwork to the Museum’s activities, and to work with diverse fieldwork teams to conduct these projects efficiently and effectively.
- Promote and support an inclusive and safe workplace culture, using expertise and judgement to analyse and problem-solve, engaging collaboratively with stakeholders.
- Participate in terrestrial and marine fieldwork, including diving operations (for example, as Dive Supervisor) as required.
- Review plans for fieldwork operations, undertake risk assessments, and provide advice to Museum staff and executives. Work with staff to ensure fieldwork Health and Safety Environment Plans (HSEs) and Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) are completed and approved in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational policies.
For more information or to apply visit: JobsWA.