Junior Health and Safety Officer

Junior Health and Safety Officer

We are looking for someone who has good administration, organisational and time management skills in order to ensure that all the administrative tasks and support for our risk and operations team are delivered to an exceptional standard.


Key Responsibilities and tasks

  • Help Implement the company's health, safety, quality and environmental policy, procedures and management systems.
  • Carry out risk assessments, and update procedures
  • Advising & assisting site management in drafting and communicating safety procedures, Safe Plans of Action and Toolbox Talks.
  • Provide advice, guidance and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, safety representatives and employees.
  • Responsible for site inspection and audits in line with legislation and training.
  • Complete accident/incident investigations & issue communication to departments
  • Inform and train on internal H&S systems.
  • Audit Daily\Weekly safety inspections.
  • Assist in the implementation and maintaining ISO 45001 / ISO 14001 standards.


Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • 3rd level Qualification in Health and Safety.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the general Microsoft products suite.
  • Experience of working with digital reporting and auditing software.
  • Excellent planning skills supported by analytical and administrative capabilities.
  • Maintain good working relationships with others, sharing information and knowledge as appropriate.
  • Full Driving License


General Safety Responsibilities:

  • To act in a manner as to ensure the health, safety, welfare, environment and fire safety of yourself and others in the organisation as well as any clients and visitors.
  • Ensure that you and any guests to any company premises understand emergency and evacuation arrangements.
  • Ensure your working environment is maintained in a safe and tidy condition.  To act proactively in identifying and any unsafe practices or safety risks in the organisation and reporting these through the appropriate channels.
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant company and Go-Ahead group company policies and procedures.


Job Type: Full-time, Permanent Contract

Salary Range: €32,500 per annum

How to apply

To apply for this position please email a copy of your CV to careers@goaheadireland.ie stating “Junior Health & Safety Officer” in the subject line.

Application closes: 27th November 2020 at 5pm.