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Prime Minister and Cabinet Vacancy N.N. 10750438
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Closing date: Sunday, 26 May 2019
Job Title: Work Health and Safety Advisor; WHS Advisor
Division: National Office
Branch: Human Resources
Section: Work Health & Safety
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $77,950 - $81,968
Location: Phillip - ACT
Classification: APS Level 6
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Agency Website:

Job Description


Aboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL)
AHL’s purpose is to provide culturally safe, fit-for-purpose, affordable accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access employment opportunities, health, education and other essential services.

The Position
AHL is currently recruiting suitably qualified and motivated candidates for the position of WHS Advisor – a dynamic and challenging role where you can make a difference. This position requires a skilled individual who is hard working, organised, focused, has resilience, and shows empathy, patience and respect for the people you work with. You will be responsible for a range of WHS matters and will be influential in the development of WHS initiatives and processes to assist the organisation to continue to improve its safety performance. You will work in a small team and engage with staff in the hostel network to identify and address emerging safety issues and provide health and safety advice. The position is pivotal in providing a healthy and safe working environment for workers and residents of AHL.

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- Australian Citizenship
- Undergo a Satisfactory National Criminal History Check (prior to engagement)
- Meet Fitness for Duty requirements (prior to engagement)
- Satisfactorily complete a Probation period



Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Non-Ongoing engagement will be for a specified term of 12 - 18 months initially. Ongoing appointment may be made within 12 months of advertisement.

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Position Contact: Graeme Henderson, 02 6212 2079
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS20-Tue - 14 May 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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