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Coulson Aviation Australia is seeking a Safety Manager to join our aerial firefighting operations in NSW.  This individual will maintain safe workplace policies and guidelines, ensuring compliance with all regulatory bodies and standards.

 

Essential duties include:

  •  SMS in compliance with Federal rules and regulations; utilizes risk assessments and data analysis to identify the effectiveness of the program.
  • Serves as a resource and maintains working relationships with all operational departments.
  • Develops recommendations based upon data collected and findings; including experience, trends, and statistics of similar facilities; audits the plan to ensure its effectiveness; and reviews and updates the SMS.
  • Tracks the implementation of safety recommendations following safety inspections, accidents or other means of hazard or risk identification; ensures corrective actions are enacted and deficiencies are minimized and corrected.
  • Conducts investigations into safety related aspects of department operations to determine contributing factors and root causes as well as implementing measures that would prevent similar events from occurring.
  • Facilitates and conducts Safety Risk Assessments (SRA) for the different job functions, special events, and operational policy and procedure changes.
  • Prepares monthly activity reports for the Director Safety & Regulatory Compliance; documents the outcome of accident investigations and safety inspections; recaps the safety training provided; and provides recommendations to improve facility safety.
  • Develops and provides safety and Safety Management System training to employees and others; and conducts training needs analysis.
  • Provide safety training for employees on policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Analyze incident reports, metrics, and injury case studies to institute changes ensuring a safer environment.


Qualifications:

  • Certified Aviation Safety Manager gained through professional courses or a degree with a minimum of 1 year of  experience.
  • Experience and knowledge in an Australian regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of CASA, ICAO, IS-BAO standards for SMS.
  • Knowledge of NOSHA/ Safe Work Australia regulatory requirements.
  • Part 145 experience.
  • Education or training around Aerial Firefighting operations (Preferred).
  • Demonstrated aviation auditing and/or quality control experience.
  • Experience and/or training in matters relating to Workplace Health and Safety, and Environmental Regulations.


Competencies:

  • Detail-oriented, excellent organizational skills and consistency.
  • Computer literate, with proficient skills in MS-Office suite of programs.
  • Ability to work on projects and solutions with minimal to no supervision.
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Some travel required.

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Richmond, NSW, Australia

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