WHS Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Sydney

Who We Are?

Facilities First Australia is Owned and operated by Serco, our team is part of the AsPac Facilities Management Business unit and one of the fastest growing FM service providers in the market. We take pride in maintaining facilities to deliver an exceptional experience for the clients and communities we serve. We are passionate about providing the best possible spaces for people to work, live and play.

At Facilities First, care is at the heart of everything we do. As an employer, we are committed to providing a supportive, safe and inclusive team culture for our people.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Safety Advisor to join our Safety team based in our Sydney Head Office at Macquarie Park.

The primary purpose of this position is to lead and maintain a sophisticated safety culture across multiple maintenance/construction focused contracts, adhering to contractual obligations, standards and legislation.

The Role:

-Review and update Facilities First policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Australian standards and legislation

-Coordinate training programs for the Contract Manager, Client Service Managers and Employees

-Coordinate and oversee all risk management activities

-Ensure compliance of WHSEQ systems in all facets of the contract.

-Complete site-based quality audits and risk assessments

-Undertake an internal audit program annually and act as the primary day-to-day contact for the outsourced WHSEQ auditor as it relates to the contracts

-Develop and implement policies and procedures

-Maintain Facilities First Quality Management Systems and document management system

-Liaise with auditors and external parties to assist with Facilities First accreditations

-Provide recommendations to the Contract Manager and Contract team on best practices and WHS improvements


-Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

-Minimum 2 years of experience in a Similar position

-Knowledge of WHS legislation and regulations

-Strong ability to write and implement WHS documentation

-Strong problem-solving skills

-High attention to detail

-Experience in the Facilities Maintenance, Trades or Construction industry


-Hold a current and valid Australian driver’s license

-White Card and Working with children check

-Unlimited Work Rights

-Covid -19 Vaccination

-Cert IV in WHS (or above)

Facilities First Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Facilities First requires employees in this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, Please consider this new requirement when submitting your application.

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