WHS Business Partner

About Costa

Costa is Australia's leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables. From this market leading position, we work incredibly hard to keep improving the quality of our produce and the service we deliver to our consumers.

With over 60 farms across Australia, our produce categories include:


  • Berries (Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries & Strawberries)
  • Mushrooms
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Grapes
  • Citrus (Oranges, Lemons, Mandarins, Tangelos, Limes & Grapefruit)

Our produce is supplied to all major Australian supermarket chains, as well as independent grocers and a range of food industry stakeholders. We also export to Asia, North America and Europe.


About the Role

We have an opportunity for an experienced WHS Business Partner to join a supportive team within the Riverland South Australia. Reporting to the Divisional HR and WHS Manager, this role is responsible for providing WHS generalist advice and support to Costa’ Riverland Operations across all farms and packshed operations with a key focus on in-the-field and packshed safety, employee engagement and the Return-to-Work Process. This role is focused on supporting day-to-day safety requirements, proactively building relationships and engaging with key stakeholders in the regions; empowering leaders to be better safety leaders. In addition, close partnership with Costa leadership resources to drive the Costa’s WHS culture, strategies and systems for continuous health and safety improvement will be paramount.

About You

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a WHS management role, solid understanding of WHS legislative and risk management knowledge, experience in FMCG or manufacturing environments, development of and delivery of specific training modules and hands on approach to working with small teams. The ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate an ability to engage at all levels of the organisation.

 Costa is committed to sustainable agriculture. Not only is it a key strategy for maximising our profitability, it's also crucial to ensuring that our country's natural resources are utilised in both an environmentally responsible and efficient manner. By taking this approach, Costa grows products which are healthy, safe and of the highest quality, while at the same time protecting and improving the natural environment.

People are the heart of Costa. Our employees enjoy some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry. From competitive pay to health, wellbeing, and further learning and development opportunities. No matter the role, you’ll always benefit from a caring environment that encourages and supports you to thrive, grow and connect.


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Full time

Job no: 2022-1574

Location: Riverland Region

Category: Citrus/Grapes

Closing Date: Saturday, 11 June 2022