Adviser, Safety, New Zealand Defence Force, Auckland - Whenuapai



Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role

The Safety Advisor is responsible for supporting RNZAF Base Whenuapai in all workplace safety related matters, and advising on the day-to-day implementation of the workplace safety component of the NZDF Safety Management System and Service specific safety requirements.

The purpose is to maximise operational effectiveness whilst ensuring legislative compliance through advocating for best practice.  As the Safety Advisor, you will also be responsible for the following:

  • Actively promoting a proactive health and safety culture throughout the organisation.
  • Assisting units to identify and evaluate hazards, and to control risks, including using appropriateinformation management systems.
  • Recommending, developing, and implementing policy, strategies, and procedures necessary for health and safety legislative compliance across workplaces.
  • Conducting regular safety education programmes in liaison with the Directorate of Safety, Single Services and Portfolios in support of wider NZDF policy.


Nōu te rourou | What's in it for you

Your skills and dedication deserve recognition, and NZDF delivers with competitive pay matched to your experience. But that's just the beginning – safeguard your loved ones with a fully funded life cover of up to $300,000 and critical illness protection.

Other benefits include discounted additional insurances, free will services and savings schemes for the Defence community. Get expert financial guidance and mortgage broker services. Find all our benefits and more on the Force 4 Families website.

NZDF champions diversity and inclusivity, valuing every member and fuelling their success. We embrace uniqueness, understanding that diverse teams drive creativity, innovation, and excellence. With an open door to all – irrespective of gender, ethnicity, ability, age, or family dynamics – NZDF offers a flexible, empowering work environment. 


How to apply?

To view the position description and/or apply online, please go to the Defence Careers Portal(external link) (Vacancy NZDF-2403046)
Applications close on Tuesday 9 April 2024.