DATE POSTED 01/02/2021
JOB NUMBER JO-2101-1024
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION Leading Environmental waste management family owned business seeks an experienced Operations Supervisor to lead it's team
  • Manage performance of leading hand operators
  • OHS Committee Management and RTW Coordination
  • Demonstrable knowledge of OHS legislation and guidelines


Our client, a leading provider of waste management in Victoria is currently looking for an Operations Supervisor to join their growing business. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a family business that has been successfully operating in Geelong for over 30 years. This operations supervisor role will focus on OHS and training delivery.

About the Role

This is a varied role, in a fast-paced environment and your main responsibilities will include;

  • Manage performance of the Leading Hand Operators
  • Planning, implementing and overseeing the company’s employee safety at work program
  • Ensure that the company is in compliance and adheres to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines to reduce work-related injuries
  • OHS Committee management and RTW coordination
  • Investigate and manage accidents/incidents and hazards and ensure risk minimisation
  • Maintain an operations competency framework and training program
  • Deliver operational training to ensure the effective and efficient performance of work activities
  • Building strong relationships through a proactive approach
  • Develop and review OHS policies and procedures

About You

  • To be successful in the role the ideal candidate will have:
  • Previous experience in leading others
  • Previous experience and qualifications in OHS
  • Broad knowledge of the Waste/Water Industry, relevant legislation, and business requirements and environmental policy
  • Preferred – experience in waste or relevant industry
  • Well developed customer service skills
  • Good level of written and verbal communication skills combined with a high level of organisation and computer skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge of OHS legislation and guidelines
  • Experience in workplace competency training
  • Heavy rigid licence

This is a full-time role reporting directly to the Operations Manager. Only candidates with an OHS qualification and coordination experience need apply.

For a confidential discussion or to request a position description please call Jackie Matthews on 0438 517 092.

How to apply

Harvest Talent Recruitment is proud to be partnering with our client to find the best person for this opportunity. If you like the sound of this role, please click the “Apply” button to submit your CV.

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