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Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - Safety Advisor

Job no: 505508

Work type: Full Time

Location: Perth

Categories: Other Safety & Security, Workplace, Health & Safety


About Virgin Australia Group

What a great time to join Virgin Australia! With a strong market position and an outstanding leadership team, we are embarking on an exciting new chapter in our journey as we begin to recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Virgin Australia took flight under new ownership last year, with a renewed sense of identity and a focus on our mid-market heartland. We are more passionate and committed than ever to delivering the uniquely Virgin customer experience Australians know and love.  

About Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA)

VARA operates out of Perth Airport and has a fleet of F100 aircraft and A320 aircraft that predominantly conduct charter operations to regional Western Australia. VARA has continued to operate through COVID-19 and beyond to support our major clients in the mining industry and the future is exciting and prosperous.

The Role

VARA is a subsidiary of the Virgin Australia group. We operate out of Perth Airport and have a fleet of F100 aircraft and A320 aircraft that predominantly conduct charter operations to regional Western Australia. Safety is integral to the success of our business and is pivotal in everything we do. Safety is the way we think and the way we act.

We are a passionate and committed team, priding ourselves on the safety of our people and our guests. We have a fantastic safety culture which encourages people to take ownership of safety and create a thriving and safe environment to work within.

Using your strong communication and interpersonal skills, you will engage and support our managers and leaders and help them to apply the WHS Management System into their day-to-day business activities. You will act as a focal point, enabling compliance with statutory WHS obligations and continual implementation & improvement to WHS. 

The role is responsible for supporting the management team with WHS guidance and input to ensure appropriate actions are being taken to address hazards in the workplace and ultimately create a safer work environment. You will also undertake WHS audits, investigations and inspections of VARA’s various business units.  You will partner with our externally contracted providers to ensure compliance with WHS regulations and facilitate safety-related training.

About you

You will be a self-motivate individual who is passionate about safety.  Crucial to the success of this role will be the ability to learn quickly, be results focussed and develop great working relationships. You can analyse issues, pre-empt problems and make meaningful recommendations.

You also demonstrate:   

  • Effective communication and a passion for working collaboratively
  • A desire to be part of a great culture and a high performing team
  • Understanding of WHS inspections and incident investigation 
  • A result-focused attitude with an ability to continuously learn and develop
  • Cert IV or higher in WHS or similar
  • Ability to interpret legislation & standards, producing practical operational solutions
  • Change Advocate with a flair and a desire for continuous improvement

What you need to be successful

You might be fresh out of university, have a few years of operational experience or just want a fresh start in an airline environment. We are looking for potential, drive and passion to start a career in a newly-shaped Safety Systems Department in a thriving business.

If you have experience, fantastic, if you don’t have the experience but have the right attitude we will coach and develop you to success.

If this sounds like you.....

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate at all levels within an organisation
  • Great communication skills
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Strives to go above and beyond

.....then we want to hear from you!!

Ready to spread your wings?

Boarding for this opportunity won’t last long – register your interest today by submitting an application via the link.

Download File VARA OHS Safety Advisor PD.pdf

Advertised : W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close : W. Australia Standard Time

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