EHS Advisor

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Environmental Health and Safety
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Napier
  • Job Reference:FCH/27549
  • Closing Date:20 Oct 2022


Are you an Environmental Health and Safety Advisor looking for a new challenge? We are looking for an experienced advisor to join our team in the beautiful Hawkes Bay. This will be a diverse position where you can utilise your skills and experience. 

Reporting to the Hawkes Bay EHS Manager, you will be responsible for providing high level professional advice to the front-line leaders and workforce and promote movement towards an interdependent safety culture.  Your role will also require you to coach workers on best practice safety and help them to ensure all risks are appropriately managed in the workplace.  

 Come join the Higgins team:
• Competitive salary + Company Vehicle 
• Ongoing training and development to help you reach your goals 
• Career development – opportunities available to grow you career at Higgins
• This is a varied role that will provide continuous learning and development 
• Access to Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, family scholarship & share scheme along with multi-business discounts for you and your family to enjoy

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Tertiary qualifications in EHS
• Full Class 1 Driving Licence 
• Ideally 3 years’ experience in health and safety within the construction industry 
• Excellent knowledge of the NZ legislative environment including HSE, ACC and HSNO and industry guidelines and standards
• Thorough knowledge of work-related illnesses and injuries, and rehabilitation processes.
• Excellent communication skills with a coaching, influencing emphasis 
• The ability to build credibility and trust in the business

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check.  Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Building better roads for safer journeys – He pai ake te hanga o ngā rori, kia haumaru ai ngā haerenga

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.