Safety and RTW Coordinator

The Costa Tomato Category is a key pillar within the Costa Group, one of Australia’s most successful and reputable companies recognised nationally as the leading grower, marketer and exporter of fresh produce.

Reporting to the WHS Manager, the position will involve working across both of our Tomato Growing facilities in Guyra NSW which incorporates 30ha of glasshouses, 2 large packing facilities and up to 700 workers.

This hands-on role is responsible for the management of Workers Compensation claims focusing on injury early intervention in order to reduce duration of claims and achieving timely safe and sustainable return to work. This will involve liaising with Managers, injured worker, treatment providers, insurer and other stakeholders. 

The role also involves supporting the WHS Manager and business to implement and monitor the WHS systems and practices that are aligned with the Costa Pillars of Safety. You will provide positive safety leadership that encourages our teams and Health and Safety representatives to create a continuous improvement culture and implement best practice management systems.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in WHS and/or Workers Compensation management, a good knowledge of WHS legislation and excellent interpersonal skills.


Selection Criteria:

  • Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety (or equivalent) or tertiary education in safety will be highly regarded
  • Experience and training in Workers Compensation and RTW
  • Experience in our key risk areas (Plant & Equipment; Chemicals; Manual Handling) will be highly regarded
  • Demonstrate integrity and exceptional commitment to confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Strong communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Have an understanding and respect for differing cultural and social needs
  • Be outcome focused
  • Demonstrate resilience, positivity and perseverance
  • Constructive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team


Immediate start available, salary package negotiable pending skills, qualifications and experience. 

For further information, please contact James Houlahan (WHS Manager) m: 0418 352 086 e:

Full time

Job no: TXS013

Location: Guyra

Category: Tomato

Closing Date: Immediate start available