Emergency Services Specialist

Hastings Deering
May 23, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
June 3, 2020, 12:19 p.m.

About the Role:

Hastings Deering is currently recruiting for an Emergency Services Specialist to be based in Brisbane. This is a Permanent - Monday to Friday role. We are looking for someone with impeccable work ethics who likes to learn, seize opportunities and take responsibility for achieving excellence whilst working as part of a great team. 

Reporting to the Manager Health Wellbeing and Compliance this role will lead all aspects of emergency service capabilities including specialist care and training in emergency management situations. 

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not be limited to:

Provide Paramedic and advanced first aid capability for the Region

Coordinate the provision of advanced casualty first aid management /training and other emergency response training such as firefighting, evacuation and hazardous chemical management etc

Coordinate Drug and Alcohol testing in accordance with site policy and procedure.

Assist with the formulation and delivery of health and wellbeing promotions to site staff

Undertake inspections on first aid equipment, firefighting and emergency equipment, work processes and workforce compliance with site procedures as directed

Maintain electronic records of all injury/illness assessments undertaken

Provide advice and assistance to facilitate a safe working environment

Assist as required with accident/incident investigation, reporting and corrective actions

Participate in Workplace Rehabilitation programs for injured workers

Active participation in all reviews of Emergency Management Plans in accordance with Legislative and site requirements

About You

You will bring the following skills and experience to the role:

Minimum of 5 years in an Emergency Services Officer, Paramedic or similar role

Advanced knowledge and understanding of paramedic science practices, health and emergency response processes

Tertiary qualification in Paramedic Science is essential

Tertiary qualification in Nursing is desirable

Current Drug and Alcohol testing certification

Capacity to travel to HD site as required

Cert IV in Workplace Training & Assessment is desirable

Current Fire Safety Advisor qualification

Demonstrated capacity to contribute to a high performance team

Strong knowledge of and proven experience working with Microsoft Office, systems and databases

Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills, with exceptional attention to detail

Proven stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to operate with a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism

About the Benefits

Hastings Deering offers a wide range of benefits including:

A rewarding career with diverse opportunities

Paid parental leave options for primary (13 weeks) and secondary carers (1 week)

A competitive remuneration package

Salary Continuance Insurance

Employee Assistance Program for employees and their families

Discounts on private health, vehicles, travel and more

A culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution

Ongoing training & support to further your career

Free on-site parking

Annual salary reviews

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