First listed on: 10 July 2024


East Gippsland Water provides an essential service to communities across the East Gippsland region, with the safety and wellbeing of our people at the core of what we do. As we strive to provide a high level of service to our community we look to our people as the key to the success of our organisation.

About the role

The Safety and Wellbeing Advisor will provide oversight of health and wellbeing activities across EGW, including ensuring that the organisation is meeting OHS psychosocial legislative compliance. This will include assisting the Manager OHS with the development, implementation and management of a psychological safety risk management system.

The Safety and Wellbeing Advisor will also contribute to transactional and operational support for OHS functions and initiatives across the People, Safety and Culture team. We are looking for the right person who can build effective working relationships, work collaboratively to enhance psychological risk and safety capability, and embed health and wellbeing initiatives across the organisation.

About you

In this rewarding role you will have the opportunity to utilise your strong knowledge of health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace to lead and coordinate health and wellbeing initiatives, and contribute to development and delivery of in-house training that contributes to staff and leadership awareness and development. As the first point of call for health and wellbeing enquiries, as well as acting as the Return to Work Coordinator for psychological health work absences, we are looking for someone with a unique blend of emotional intelligence and business process acumen to provide positive outcomes for our people.

If you have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the application of workplace psychological hazard and safety principles, the ability to drive initiatives and projects to make positive impact, and the ability to work effectively at all levels of an organisation, then we would like to hear from you.

Apply now!

We invest heavily in the ongoing professional development of our people and a workplace culture that supports healthy work-life balance. We are committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applications from experienced women & men, First Nations People, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ folks, culturally & ethnically diverse and mature aged candidates to best represent and engage with the communities in which we live and work.

This full-time ongoing role is substantively based at our Bairnsdale Head Office, however travel across the East Gippsland Region will be required as part of this role.

A full outline of duties and responsibilities can be found in the Position Description linked below, or for more information please contact our People & Culture team on 03 5150 4444 or via email at

Applications should include a covering letter demonstrating how you can achieve the responsibilities of the role against the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description.

We welcome your application by Sunday 21st July 2024.

This role has been classified as per our Enterprise Agreement as a Band 3 position, from $70,081 - $91,032 per annum (plus minimum ATO Superannuation Guarantee Percentage) based on skills, experience and qualifications.

Should you require accessibility assistance with your application please contact our friendly People, Safety & Culture team. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and a National Police Check.

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