Health, Safety and Wellness Advisor, Occupational Hygiene

Brisbane, Australia
09 Nov 2018
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25 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Health, Safety and Wellness

The goal of the Health Safety and Wellness (HSW) Division is to promote the highest practicable standard of occupational health, safety and wellness within the University of Queensland, drive a positive OHS culture and facilitate compliance with legislation and national standards. The HSW Division is a central operational work unit of the University, and works closely with a network of work health and safety managers and coordinators across the Faculties, Schools and Institutes of the University.

The role

The  Health, Safety and Wellness Adviser (Occupational Hygiene) is responsible for providing specialist advice to the University and its staff about the prevention of illness/injury arising from exposure to chemical and physical hazards. 

The Adviser will have the primary responsibility for occupational hygiene related matters within the Health Safety and Wellness Division including hazardous substances, asbestos and dusts, workplace ventilation, confined spaces, noise and personal protective equipment. The Advisor will also be expected to perform general OHS advisory activities. 

This part-time, continuing position works as a team member, one of two Occupational Hygiene Advisor positions within the Health Safety and Wellness Division. Staff of the Health Safety and Wellness Division function within a multidisciplinary team environment.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety, related Science or Health Sciences, and either postgraduate qualifications in Occupational Hygiene, Science or Engineering Health Science, or extensive related occupational health and safety experience. You should also have strong knowledge and skill regarding the identification, assessment, control and measurement of chemical, physical and biological hazards used or generated in the workplace.

Membership with the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists will be looked upon favourably.


This is a part-time, continuing appointment at HEW level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $94,667.38 - $106,298.69 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $110,760.83 - $124,369.47 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File HSW Advisor, Occupational Hygiene.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Jim Carmichael on +61 7 3365 2563 or

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