The Lucas Group
Job Title Workplace Health and Safety Manager
Date Posted 11/1/2018
Area/Specialty WHS/ALL
Location Bundaberg, QLD
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id SM3163
Job Description

- Exciting new role due to business growth

- Large-scale horticultural enterprise

- Bundaberg QLD

Our Client

This company is a privately-owned macadamia enterprise with an aim to produce premium nut in shell and kernel for Domestic and International markets through management procedures that are formulated with long-term sustainability in mind.

The company manage 6,000 acres of macadamia orchards in Queensland with plans to double production within the next 10-15 years.


The Workplace Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for the development of safety, training and operating procedures across all QLD orchard operations, ensuring risk management activities are conducted, reported on, and that appropriate action is taken to mitigate the risk in compliance with WHS legislation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement, execute, maintain and continuously improve WHS management systems ensuring consistency across all sectors of the company
  • Drive and influence the implementation of best practice WHS processes
  • Carry out WHS legislative compliance checks and auditing
  • Research legislation and technical information to ensure it is up to date and available
  • Conduct / oversee WHS committee negotiations as required

Skills and Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of Food Safety Quality principles, procedures and regulations
  • Sound understanding of current Workplace Health and Safety legislation
  • Experience in investigating workplace accidents and incidents
  • Thorough understanding of risk management principles and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in internal auditing


  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Workplace Health and Safety or similar
  • A current driver’s licence


An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Sarah Malik on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number SM3163 or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.

The Lucas Group

The Lucas Group is dedicated to providing the agricultural industries with HR consultancy, executive search and recruitment services. As Australia’s premier agribusiness recruitment agency, we search regionally, nationally and globally to identify highly skilled candidates who possess passion and aptitude for the agribusiness industries.