Team Leader, Work Environment Unit
SafeWork SA
Job reference: 482643
Location: 5035 – KESWICK
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

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 workplace 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:


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

About the opportunity
SafeWork SA is looking for individuals that are keen to use their skills and aptitudes to positively influence industry stakeholders in a safety context.

The Team Leader, Work Environment Unit is responsible for the management of the daily operational activities of team members to ensure team KPls are achieved. The role is responsible for the delivery of state-wide compliance and enforcement intervention programs and projects within a range of industries; where the industry’s business activities relate to legislation administered by the Technical Expertise Team.

The Team Leader will manage the provision of high level advice on matters current and emerging workplace hazards with particular focus on psychological factors, ergonomics and occupational hygiene to both internal and external stakeholders. This advice and any decisions made by the Team Leader will align with relevant legislation, knowledge of state and national initiatives, standards, literature and sound professional judgement.

You will have proven ability to interact and engage with stakeholders in a respectful manner that leads to successful outcomes. You will uphold and demonstrate SafeWork SA’s values at all times and empower others around you to behave in a similar manner.

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
Frequent out of hours work may be required
Some intra and interstate travel requiring overnight absences will be required.
Will be required to take part in the on-call roster
Some intra and interstate travel requiring overnight absences may be required.
A Corporate wardrobe is supplied and may be worn in line with SafeWork SA Dress and Personal Protection Policy when interacting with stakeholders.

PO4 – $105,860 – $115,208

Further information about this opportunity can be obtained from:
Chris Spinks
Manager, Technical Services Team
Phone 08 8522 0838

Application Instructions
All applications must be submitted online by clicking on ‘Apply’ and following the instructions.

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of no more than 2 (two) pages addressing the Technical Expertise – Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience in the Job and Person Specification, along with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with details of 3 (three) referees, including one from your current line manager. You are required to submit the attached Pre-employment declaration.

For assistance with any technical issues regarding uploading your application into the I Work for SA website please contact the Big Red Sky helpdesk on 1300 733 056 or helpdesk@bigredsky.com

Diversity Statement
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: 25/05/2022 6:00 PM

– C&E – Tech Services – JPS – PO4 – Team Leader Work Environment Unit.pdf
– employment declaration.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.