Tēnei tūranga - About the role:
WorkSafe New Zealand is now hiring full time permanent Health and Safety Inspectors to work as investigators in their Specialist Interventions team. For the Specialist Interventions (Investigations) we are looking for candidates anywhere in New Zealand except Timaru or Westport. WorkSafe is the Government’s health and safety regulator charged with leading the biggest shakeup of health and safety in a generation. We’re seeking people who are truly passionate about changing the way all Kiwis’ view health and safety and making sure the injury and fatality rates reduce.
You start as a trainee and progress your way through a series of in-house training courses, on the job experience and coaching until you obtain a Certificate of Appointment giving you powers as an Inspector. Your training doesn't stop there as you continue to build your skills and knowledge to become a highly competent investigator and regulator.
As a Health and Safety Inspector - Investigations you will bring a high level of integrity, excellent judgement, and decision-making skills. You should have an aptitude for learning and be resilient and prepared to work as part of a team. Being able to build rapport with all stakeholders is essential to the role as you’ll be dealing with a wide range of people. Our investigations inspectors manage cases by investigating incidents and events where people have been hurt or a fatality may have occurred. All our inspectors enforce the law when they see non-compliance so being firm and fair are essential quantities.
The work is varied and interesting, but at times can be challenging as you will be exposed to traumatic events, files, photos and statements. Professional supervision is available. However, please do contact us to be sure this role is right for you before applying if you are unsure.
Ngā herenga - Requirements of the role: