Safety Administrator

Luerssen Australia Pty Ltd
Fremantle & Southern Suburbs
Posted 22d ago

Come aboard…

Lürssen is a global leader in designing and building ships of the highest quality for demanding customers all over the world. For more than 140 years we have earned the experience and expertise required to create vessels that meet virtually any set of individual wishes and different demands. The legendary quality of Lürssen stands for satisfied customers and ships that can be completely relied on in any situation.


Luerssen Australia is a subsidiary of Lürssen, a 4th generation family-owned German company that builds Naval Defence vessels and luxury yachts from its nine shipyards across Northern Germany.


Luerssen Australia is engaged as the prime contractor to build 12 Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Department of Defence over a 12 year period. 


The successful applicants may be required to undergo the Australian Defence Force Security Clearance process, of which a minimum requirement is Australian Citizenship.


We are looking for an WHSE ADMINISTRATOR to provide support to the Luerssen Australia Workplace Health Safety and Environment team to ensure a healthy and safe working environment for all personnel.


This is a 12 month full-time opportunity based in our office in Henderson.  The successful candidate will be engaged on a labour hire basis.  There is a chance of extension. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the WHSE Manager & Advisor with administrative requirements
  • Assist with the development of WHSE reporting procedures and maintenance of the WHSE reporting system
  • Collect and collate WHSE performance data, hazard & incident reports, weekly WHSE Meeting minutes
  • Prepare WHSE performance reports & presentations for management information
  • Administer supply and issue of PPE and equipment
  • Review preliminary incident and near miss reports to ensure they meet the SMS procedures
  • Assist with preparing safety inspections compiling reports
  • Assist with the close out of action plans and ensure identified recommendations are implemented
  • Assist the Document Controller in the management of quality document control to ensure compliance to the Safety Management Plan
  • Other Administrative and WHSE duties as required


You will have:

  • Approximately 3-5yrs Administrative & HSE experience
  • Competency using MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel (intermediate to advanced)
  • Experience with various administration aspects of a Health & Safety environment
  • Experience in a similar role within a Defence environment - highly desirable
  • Exposure to interpretation of International and National Safety standards and associated legislation and regulations (highly desirable)
  • Experience in facilitating and preparing training and workshop presentations
  • Knowledge of database management and data input
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and able to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Strong attention to detail


To be considered for this role, please click the 'Apply for this job' link and upload your resume and a cover letter explaining why you'd be perfect for this role.  You will be contacted directly if we wish to progress you to shortlisting. 

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Luerssen Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Are you an Australian Citizen?
  • How many years WHSE admin experience do you have?
  • What is your salary expectation inclusive of super?

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