12 Jul 2022

Full Time People and Safety Officer

for NSW Government – TAFE NSW – Newcastle & Hunter

Job Description

Job details


$70,254 – $77,546 a year

Job Type
Fixed term

Full Job Description

People and Safety Officer
TAFE Worker Level 4
2 x Positions Available
Hybrid role – Location negotiable (pending campus availability) – regionally based work locations are encouraged


  • Competitive salary package and access to multiple benefits
  • A value driven organisation that supports flexible working and offers work life balance
  • Be part of a modern and innovative VET provider
  • Full time permanent role and temporary contract role until 30th June 2023


With TAFE NSW you will have the opportunity to grow your professional career in a dynamic and collaborative environment, where you can innovate, create value and proudly play a meaningful role in the once in a generation transformation of Australia’s largest skills and training provider!


The People and Safety Officer is responsible for providing a range of administrative services to facilitate the efficient delivery of the unit services.

You will have demonstrated experience in providing administrative support and customer services to high standards to a range of internal and external stakeholders within required timeframes. You take initiative to get results and have a mature and professional approach when handling confidential and sensitive matters.

You will be customer focused and have excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to assist with administrative, customer service and other team activities through the use of a range of communication channels such as face-to-face, phone, email, internet and other electronic media.

You enjoy building trusting relationships, collaborating with your team and taking initiative.

Crucially, you are someone who shares the TAFE NSW Values of Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence


1. Certificate IV in relevant discipline or equivalent skills, knowledge and industry experience.

2. Ability to address and meet focus capabilities as stated in the Position Description.

For further information regarding the role please review the Position Description


This position offers a base salary range of $70,254.00 – $77,546.00 p.a plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

You will enjoy a 35 hour working week, access to multiple benefits such as flexible work arrangements, free health checks, fitness passport, employee wellbeing and assistance programs.


Our Team is passionate, high performing and energetic with a strong focus on service excellence, innovation and success through collaboration, collective experience, knowledge and open mindsets. We are a great group of people who love what we do, leverage our strengths, and support each other.


TAFE NSW is committed to continuing to provide a safe workplace and have put systems and support in place for all our employees to work and deliver safely and flexibly through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all TAFE NSW employees. You will be required to provide satisfactory evidence that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement with TAFE NSW.

Medical Exemptions are only available if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical contraindications. All applications for a medical exemption will be managed in accordance with the TAFE NSW COVID Vaccination Policy.


At TAFE NSW, we are committed to creating an accessible and inclusive workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.

We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of disability, age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please contact the ODP Recruitment Team via email odprecruitment@tafensw.edu.au or Catherine Hill on 0418 467 301.


To support your application please provide:

  • Your current resume
  • Cover letter addressing the essential requirement and your responses to the 2 targeted questions below (300 word limit each)

Targeted Question 1: Describe a time when you took action to provide efficient service in response to an internal/external customer’s request or issue using a customer focused approach. What was the outcome?

Targeted Question 2: Outline your experience in managing administrative services in a dynamic office/large organisation and how you managed competing activities and priorities.

CLOSING DATE: DATE at Sunday 24 July 2022 at 11:59pm
We look forward to receiving your application!

The recruitment process will include a range of comparative assessments and role based skills tests. All interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

For helpful insights into preparing your application and TAFE NSW’s recruitment process, check out our TAFE NSW Application Guide.

General Enquiries: please contact our ODP Recruitment Team via email odprecruitment@tafensw.edu.au

Technical issues: please contact I Work For NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or support@jobs.nsw.gov.au

Please note:

This is a child-related position. A Working with Children Check is a prerequisite for anyone in child- related work. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct.

For ongoing positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

An eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list.

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Job Locations: Newcastle & Hunter.
Job Categories: Government and Local (Government - Local).
Job Types: Full Time.
Job Tags: jobs for 50+, jobs for mature age workers, jobs for older workers Sydney, mature age, mature age jobs, older workers, and older workers jobs.
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