WHS & QA Support Officer

WHS & QA Support Officer – Casual position

Costa is Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables.  We nurture our people, cultivate our growing sites and invest in ongoing research and development. All of the products we grow and sell are fresh, nutritious, unprocessed and grown on our very own farms or those of our partner growers.

We are looking for a WHS & QA Support Officer to join our Costa Avocado team in Childers.  This role will report to the National HR & Safety Manager.

About the Role

This role is responsible for partnering with the business to provide support, coordination and administration across a range of WHS and QA activities to support the Central Queensland Avocado operations.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • Support and coordinate the implementation of group WHS/QA strategies, policies, processes, programs, systems and training.
  • Support managers with regular safety communication/training/Toolbox Talks and record keeping.
  • Support managers in reporting and investigation of hazards, incidents and near misses and ensure corrective actions are taken.
  • Support Manager with injury management and return to work programs.
  • Maintain and monitor Safety Management System information.
  • Provide administrative assistance in all internal and external audit processes across both Quality Assurance and Quality Compliance.
  • Provide administrative assistance with both new and existing quality control and compliance requirements.

All about you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Exposure to WHS processing functions.
  • Proven ability to show self-initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to self-manage and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to drive a strong safety culture across the organisation.
  • Knowledge of WHS legislation and regulatory requirements is desirable but not essential.
  • Knowledge of workers compensation and RTW is desirable but not essential.
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.


What we can offer

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 support you to thrive, grow and connect.

 For more information about this role or to have a confidential discussion please email angeline.mulder@costagroup.com.au or call 0448 983 864.

 Applications will close once the right candidate has been selected, so if you wish to be considered, apply now!

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Casual / Seasonal

Job no: 2023-2105

Location: Childers

Closing Date: Saturday, 24 June 2023