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Safety Officer - Orange

  • Join this stand-out, safety-driven culture
  • Supportive and friendly team environment
  • Enjoy the benefits of regional lifestyle in Orange, NSW

About the Business

Ron Finemore Transport (RFT), a nationally recognised, regional transport and logistics business servicing the Eastern States of Australia. Established in 2004 to meet the road freight needs of regional industries and communities, RFT has grown into a leading company of over 550 people with more than 250 trucks on the road. A strong, values-based company, RFT people are dedicated to providing safe, cost effective and reliable delivery of food and fuel products into our local communities.

This is a great opportunity for an individual who is wanting to progress their career in Safety within a supportive and collaborative culture, based in Orange NSW as well as servicing regional company and customer sites in Goulburn and Sydney.

Perhaps you're looking for a tree change?
Swap the inner-city daily grind and city traffic hassles for idyllic country living in stunning Orange, in central-west NSW.  You'll never be short of things to do, with a charming township, plenty of amazing regional produce, wineries at your doorstep and outdoor adventures to be found all year around. Orange is full of character and this could be just the opportunity you've been looking for to enjoy all the benefits a regional lifestyle has to offer.

About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for influencing a culture of safety across the business, supported by the senior safety officer and other members of our compliance, quality, injury management and training teams. This role is the eyes and ears of the team out in the field, performing site inspections and carefully monitoring all things safety across the business.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Improve safety standards for all employees
  • Perform site safety inspections, hazard identifications and risk assessments
  • Attend HSR and toolbox meetings
  • Maintain and review all safety documentation and safety systems
  • Provide relevant training and support to continuously improve safety
  • Manage drug and alcohol testing and vaccinations programs.
  • Investigate injuries and illnesses and provide corrective action recommendations
  • Above all, ensuring all activities are performed safely, accurately and in accordance with legislative, company and customer requirements

This is a permanent, full-time role reporting to the Safety Manager, and is based at our regional office in Orange, NSW. Travel will be required to company and client sites in Goulburn and Sydney for approximately 1 week per month.

About You
You are a level-headed, practical and flexible individual who is motivated by ensuring safe practices are adhered to across the business, no matter the task. You have a natural ability to respond positively to situations and thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Your skills and experience for this role need to include:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Self-motivated and can work with minimal supervision
  • Fast and competent computer skills
  • Multitasking across a variety of tasks throughout the day
  • Passion to drive a safety culture and lead with safety first
  • Relevant OHS, Safety and First Aid qualifications or experience
  • Hold a current driver’s licence with clean driving record

This is a great opportunity to apply your passion for Safety, within an exciting and dynamic role. Knowledge of the Heavy Vehicle transport industry will be an advantage.

To apply, please fill out our Application Form and attach your CV including a Cover Letter explaining why you are fit for the role.

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Safety Officer - Orange

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