Zero Harm (Health & Safety) Advisor
Waikato District Council
Ngaruawahia, NZ
1d ago

2021 has been another big year for us at Te Kaunihera aa Takiwaa o Waikato (Waikato District Council), where although COVID created big challenges, it also created some opportunities for change that we have embraced.

We've welcomed a flexible workforce and reworked our office spaces to maximise this. We're opening up career pathways, showing our people how much we value them, and we give everyone their birthday's off! To make our changes successful we need great people. Are you one of them?

Zero Harm Advisor

The Zero Harm Team is a key support function within Council. We are responsible for providing expert advice, coaching and support on all aspects of health, safety and wellbeing that will enable our people to "Work Safe" and go "Home Safe" every day.

We're looking for an experienced, proactive and safety focused individual to join our team.

What we need from you

Our ideal team member will have a minimum of 3 years health and safety experience and a relevant qualification in occupational health and safety and / or risk management.

  • Other skills and experience will include;
  • A passion for zero harm (health, safety and wellbeing)
  • A working knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act and its application in the workplace
  • Experience in the ongoing development and implementation of a safety management system
  • Be able to set high standards for own and team's performance, take accountability and demonstrate enthusiasm
  • Be a key influencer across the business by being approachable for both internal and external customers
  • Strong ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Why join our team

    Te Kaunihera aa Takiwaa o Waikato (Waikato District Council) is not a 'typical local government' employer, we are on a journey to become exceptional and we'd love for you to be part of that!


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