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Scientific Inspector

Advertiser: Department of Treasury and FinanceMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2020
Location
Adelaide
Salary
PO2 - $83,152 - $92,020
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Science & Technology, Quality Assurance & Control

Scientific Inspector

About the Department of Treasury and Finance
At the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) we work together to support the prosperity and wellbeing of all South Australians.

Our objectives are:

  • Trust and empower our skilled, diverse, flexible and committed people.
  • Promote sustainable state finances.
  • Support responsible budget and financial management.
  • Deliver timely high quality services.
  • Collaborate to deliver high quality advice on economic, social and environmental issues.

DTF actively promotes flexible working arrangements and values diversity in the workplace.

About SafeWork SA
SafeWork SA is a business unit within DTF. SafeWork SA is responsible for providing work, health and safety, public safety and state-based industrial relations services across South Australia. As a regulator, our Investigators and Inspectors ensure work, health and safety, and public safety standards are met and appropriate action is taken when breaches of laws are detected. We also help people better understand their work health and safety responsibilities.

Our values are:

  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Service

For more information, please visit: www.safework.sa.gov.au

About the opportunity

SafeWork SA is looking for individuals that are enthusiastic about working with, and keen to use their skills and aptitudes to positively influence, industry stakeholders in a safety context. The role provides the opportunity for the successful candidate to shape the industry in terms of safety and work in South Australia.

The Scientific Inspector is accountable to the Team Leader for operating as an Authorised Officer under the Dangerous Substances Act 1979 and Inspector of Explosives under the Explosives Act 1936. The role is responsible for the delivery of state-wide compliance and enforcement intervention programs within a range of industries. The Scientific Inspector will provide advice on matters relating to explosives, dangerous substances and hazardous chemicals to both internal and external stakeholders, which considers legislation, knowledge of state and national initiatives, standards, literature and sound professional judgement.

Special conditions for employment

  • Engagement in this role is subject to a satisfactory Department of Human Services General Employment Probity Check. A renewal will be required every three years.
  • Engagement in this role is subject a satisfactory ASIO (politically motivated violence) and Australian Government Baseline security check will be required
  • Some out of hours work may be required.
  • Some intra and interstate travel requiring overnight absences may be required.
  • Possession of a class 1 driver's licence.

Remuneration
PO2 - $83,152 - $92,020

Further Information

For further information about this opportunity and to obtain a copy of the Job and Person Specification please visit the I Work For SA website:  https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au and search for vacancy reference 370546

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online via the I Work For SA website:  https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au and search for vacancy reference 370546.

The Department of Treasury and Finance actively promote flexible working arrangements, and is committed to having at least 50% of interviewees for each role being women. At DTF we value and encourage diversity within our workforce, to help us reflect the community we serve.

Applications close 5:00pm 29/01/2020

IWORKFOR.SA.gov.au

About the Department of Treasury and Finance
At the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) we work together to support the prosperity and wellbeing of all South Australians.

Our objectives are:

  • Trust and empower our skilled, diverse, flexible and committed people.
  • Promote sustainable state finances.
  • Support responsible budget and financial management.
  • Deliver timely high quality services.
  • Collaborate to deliver high quality advice on economic, social and environmental issues.

DTF actively promotes flexible working arrangements and values diversity in the workplace.

About SafeWork SA
SafeWork SA is a business unit within DTF. SafeWork SA is responsible for providing work, health and safety, public safety and state-based industrial relations services across South Australia. As a regulator, our Investigators and Inspectors ensure work, health and safety, and public safety standards are met and appropriate action is taken when breaches of laws are detected. We also help people better understand their work health and safety responsibilities.

Our values are:

  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Service

For more information, please visit: www.safework.sa.gov.au

About the opportunity

SafeWork SA is looking for individuals that are enthusiastic about working with, and keen to use their skills and aptitudes to positively influence, industry stakeholders in a safety context. The role provides the opportunity for the successful candidate to shape the industry in terms of safety and work in South Australia.

The Scientific Inspector is accountable to the Team Leader for operating as an Authorised Officer under the Dangerous Substances Act 1979 and Inspector of Explosives under the Explosives Act 1936. The role is responsible for the delivery of state-wide compliance and enforcement intervention programs within a range of industries. The Scientific Inspector will provide advice on matters relating to explosives, dangerous substances and hazardous chemicals to both internal and external stakeholders, which considers legislation, knowledge of state and national initiatives, standards, literature and sound professional judgement.

Special conditions for employment

  • Engagement in this role is subject to a satisfactory Department of Human Services General Employment Probity Check. A renewal will be required every three years.
  • Engagement in this role is subject a satisfactory ASIO (politically motivated violence) and Australian Government Baseline security check will be required
  • Some out of hours work may be required.
  • Some intra and interstate travel requiring overnight absences may be required.
  • Possession of a class 1 driver's licence.

Remuneration
PO2 - $83,152 - $92,020

Further Information

For further information about this opportunity and to obtain a copy of the Job and Person Specification please visit the I Work For SA website:  https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au and search for vacancy reference 370546

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online via the I Work For SA website:  https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au and search for vacancy reference 370546.

The Department of Treasury and Finance actively promote flexible working arrangements, and is committed to having at least 50% of interviewees for each role being women. At DTF we value and encourage diversity within our workforce, to help us reflect the community we serve.

Applications close 5:00pm 29/01/2020

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