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Risk and Safety Coordinator

Lane Cove Council

Job Description

Lane Cove Council

  • Your continued development is our priority
  • 35hrs per week (9-day fortnight)
  • Great team and working environment

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and suitably experienced Risk and Safety Coordinator to join our team on a full-time basis.

Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburb has a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" community services and facilities whilst promoting the principles of ecologically sustainable development.

If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community, we want to hear from you.

About the role

You will provide support across Council in the development and implementation of an integrated Enterprise Risk Management Framework and assist in building awareness of risk and a dedication to work health and safety, to enable Council to achieve its goals and objectives. In addition, you will administer Council's Insurance portfolio, dealing with all aspects of insurance claims management; including workers compensation and return to work, policy renewal and liaison with staff, customers and insurance providers.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Risk Management/Business/WHS, or equivalent industry experience
  • Sound experience and expertise in managing enterprise risk, general insurance, workers compensation, workplace injury management and health and safety management systems
  • Demonstrated ability to assist identify and implement interventions to reduce organisational and risks and liabilities
  • Ability to prepare reports and recommendations on enterprise risk management activities
  • Expert knowledge of all relevant legislation and the ability to apply that knowledge to ensure organisational compliance
  • Demonstrated experience in managing insurance portfolios

Salary range - between $1671.00 to $1,838.10 per week + superannuation, (dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate).

What we offer

Our offices are located close to shops, cafes, an aquatic centre and a gym. You will also enjoy:

  • 9-day fortnight providing you with work/life balance
  • Access to Long Service Leave in 5 years
  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including an employee wellness program and discounted gym memberships

To apply

Please read the Position Description for the role and address the selection criteria in your online application.


Lane Cove Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides a smoke-free workplace.

Applications close: 31 Jan 2021