Safety & Wellbeing Partner


Location: Hobart

Job Type: Full time


We deliver power to Tasmanians. Our vision is to be trusted by our customers to deliver today and create a better tomorrow.

We own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. We deliver a safe, cost-effective and reliable electricity supply to more than 295,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. We facilitate the transfer of electricity between Victoria and Tasmania via Basslink, the sub-sea electricity interconnector. We also provide telecommunications and technology services.

About the role

We are on the lookout for an individual who offers passion, enthusiasm and strong relationship building skills to join our Health & Safety team.

Establishing and maintaining professional relationships, strong communication skills and a continuous improvement mindset will be key to your success in this role. With over 1,000 people in our business, safety is our number one priority. Every day, it’s our goal for our people to come to work and return home safely to their families

As Safety & Wellbeing Partner you will:

  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with our workforce and leaders to understand their work, priorities and the needs of the business
  • Promote commitment to safety and wellbeing across multiple business units through providing subject matter expert advice and support
  • Review/create Health & Safety standards and procedures and aid in the creation and delivery of associated training
  • Develop business cases to secure funding and resource support for Health & Safety improvement initiatives
  • Provide effective project management of Health & Safety projects and initiatives including managing project scope, time, quality, cost, deliverables, risks and issues.
  • Define and implement effective change management and stakeholder communication strategies

About Us

At TasNetworks, we own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. We deliver a safe, efficient and reliable electricity supply to more than 285,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. We are Powering a bright future, it's in our DNA;

  • We are our customers too
  • Safety is at the heart of all we do
  • We unify and respond to challenges
  • Trusted to deliver
  • We embrace diversity and forward thinking

About you

We are after someone that is passionate about the safety and wellbeing of our people across the state.

Having knowledge of the Codes of Practice on Electrical Safety (Blue Book & Green Book) along with Electricity Safety (Network Assets) Regulations, Electricity Safety Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act is desirable for this role, but not essential

Experience in incident reporting and investigation, Safety and Wellbeing management systems, system audits and compliance program will be key areas of this role.

What's on offer

This is a full-time permanent opportunity with the flexibility to be located at any of our main offices across Tasmania. At TasNetworks we want to power a bright future for our people, our community and our customers. We offer a supportive work environment where safety is at the heart of everything we do. We offer our team excellent benefits including

  • Great professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite gyms (or gym rebate if unavailable)
  • All the equipment you'll need to be successful

We are proud to be work180 accredited, check us out here.

How to apply

If this role and working at TasNetworks is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. TasNetworks is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged people. Please ensure you attach a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience are aligned with this role, and an up-to-date resume. For more information about this opportunity and to acquire a position description, please click here.

Applications close 11:59pm Wedensday 7th December 2022

For further information about the role, please contact

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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