CHASNZ | Health and Safety Graduate Position

Enjoy professional mentoring, supported development and a wide variety of work – get your start in a health and safety career!

  • Unique opportunity within the construction industry
  • Learn with the support of a professional mentor
  • 2-year fixed term

Over the past five years injury claims have steadily increased and sadly 29 people have died on our building sites, making construction sites the deadliest workplaces in New Zealand. CHASNZ was developed in 2018 with the objective of improving the lives of construction workers by raising the standard of health and safety culture and performance across the construction industry.

As the collective voice for the industry CHASNZ are identifying areas of risk, providing guidance on best practice and ensuring better health and safety becomes part of the everyday experience for workers in construction. Supported by several well-known civil, commercial and residential industry leaders, CHASNZ also partners with ACC, Government and the Regulator to promote safety initiatives and raise industry standards to ensure everyone returns home safe, every day. This role provides you with the opportunity to play a key part in achieving this while developing your knowledge and experience.

About the role

This is an opportunity for a recent graduate, or someone currently studying to start their career journey. You’ll be involved in the rollout of new programmes and take part in a variety of work across the organisation. With a structured workflow, you’ll also be provided the opportunity to be mentored by a Chartered Safety Professional.

Skills and experience

Most of all, we want you to bring your enthusiasm to this role but we’d also like you to have well developed administrative, communication and research skills, be curious to learn and able to take ownership of your tasks.

Practical experience and understanding of the HSWA and construction safety would be an advantage but you’ll be learning on the job. A professional and helpful manner will assist in building strong relationships and you’ll be able to adapt in a fast-paced environment and think on your feet.

If you’re keen to join CHASNZ in challenging the status quo using innovative ways of addressing age old problems, then apply using the link below.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria, we welcome your application including your CV and cover letter in Word format. If you have any questions, please call Amanda on 09 972 0731 quoting reference #3390.

Applications for this role can only be considered for NZ Citizens or those with the right to work already in place. We are unable to consider offshore applicants for this role.

Apply here!