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Health and Safety Training Officer

The AMWU are on the hunt for a new OHS training officer. If you're a strong Unionist, with a healthy pool of OHS knowledge this could be a fantastic step into a terrific union for you.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The AMWU represents members in a wide range of manufacturing industries including metals, printing, food, auto components manufacturing, construction, vehicle, chemical and defence and airline industries.

A diverse range of occupations are represented e.g. production workers, trades people, and technical officers.

Consistent with AMWU values, the successful candidate must have a genuine interest in and positive attitude to improving OHS for AMWU members and be committed to work within a team environment to achieve better outcomes for workers.

Salary commensurate with experience.

A genuine commitment to Trade Unionism is essential.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering WorkSafe approved training to union HSRs
  • Assisting HSRs to resolve workplace issues and conduct inspections
  • Assisting HSRs to build and maintain strong OHS structures
  • Providing technical advice and reports, written and verbal (State Council, WorkSafe & VTHC)
  • Advocating for AMWU members on workplace Health and Safety issues
  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Researching OHS issues
  • Campaigning

Full details of the role and details on how to apply can be found here, on Ethical Jobs

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