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Risk & Safety Officer

The Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) is one of Australia's most prestigious Sports, Events and Property Development companies. As well as running elite horse racing at Caulfield, Ladbrokes Park (Sandown) and Mornington Racecourses, we own 15 pub venues under the Pegasus Leisure Group (PLG), an emerging collection of owned events such as The Peninsula Picnic and Whiskey, Wine and Fire and finally the MRC Foundation, our charitable arm.We have a fantastic opportunity for a Risk & Safety Officer who will be responsible for coordinating, administrating, developing and helping to improve the clubs general risk approach towards Occupational Health & Safety and Risk Management. You will already have your Certificate IV in Health & Safety and be known as a self-starter that loves solving problems on the fly; you are someone that always demonstrates initiative, is comfortable multi-tasking and feels at home in a fast-paced, Events, Gaming or Hospitality environment.Why choose us?We have all the perks of a professional, corporate culture with the added benefits of:Flexible work practicesFree onsite parkingPaid volunteer leaveRacing Industry Member passes, discounts across our family of brands and free tickets to a wide range of events What's a day in the life of a Risk & Safety Officer at Melbourne Racing Club?Continuous improvement and further development of the Club's Safety Management System to ISO45001Research and environmentally scan for emerging issues and trends in safety managementAssist in the review, development, implementation and testing of emergency plansCoordinate training and information sessions in system changes and OH&S generallyAssist in facilitating internal and external safety consultationAnalyse safety trends across the business and recommend appropriate corrective actionsReview Online Induction process regularly for legislative and compliance changes and co-ordinate the import and update of Online Induction databaseComplete various SMS Audits and Pre- Event AuditsCreating and facilitating Risk Assessments for plant / manual handling / chemicalsIncident Reporting and Investigation utilising the Incident Management SystemAssisting with Emergency Management and Event Control at eventsDocumenting and continuous improvement of policies, procedures and checklistsFulfil the Safety Officer role on certain event days including some weekends and public holidays, operating on a day in lieu systemWhat skills and experience excite us?Minimum Certificate IV in Work Health & SafetyRacing, Gaming Venue or Event Management experience extremely desirableAudit experiencePolicy and procedure developmentStrong communication and interpersonal skillsEffective time management skillsHigh level of accuracy/attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skillsProficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applicationsAbility to work autonomously, generate new work and drive initiativesThis is a truly diverse Risk & Safety opportunity that offers a chance to build a long-term career for the right candidate within a growing business and a professional team.Melbourne Racing Club values differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientations and encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role. 75000 AUD Caulfield 3162