Coordinator Safety and Wellbeing

Last updated 7 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

One QFES. Many Services, Many Capabilities, Many Partners


PermanentFlexible full-time



Salary: $97,703.00 - $105,086.00per annum


Strategy & Corporate Services


Human Capital Management

Work Unit:




Closing Date:

Midnight 26 January 2021

Reference No:


Current QFES and IGEM employees and volunteers must apply via their internal careers site

About Us

As a department our purpose is to help the community to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from the impact of fire and emergency events.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is the primary provider of fire, rescue and emergency management programs and services throughout Queensland. The department encompasses the Fire and Rescue Service, disaster management services, the Rural Fire Service and the State Emergency Service, and also supports other volunteer groups providing emergency response to Queenslanders.

QFES is one department with many services, many capabilities and many partners.

Purpose of the role

Reporting to the Manager Safety and Wellbeing, Human Capital Operations Support, you will provide professional advice and coordinate the development of the QFES health and wellbeing programs to promote positive outcomes for QFES workforce.

Through liaison with the manager, along with key subject experts such as researchers and medical professionals you will research and provide advice on health and wellbeing topics such as, but not limited to: fatigue management, heat stress, nutrition, medical standards and pre-employment assessments.

Key requirements

Mandatory requirements

  • Hold an applicable tertiary qualification in human sciences, nursing or occupational health.
Your key accountabilities

Your part in the ongoing success of our department, in supporting frontline services will see you responsible for a variety of work, including, but not limited to:

  • Initiate, develop, implement and coordinate programs and events for the health and wellbeing.
  • Provide high level expert advice and guidance on health and wellbeing topics.
  • Contribute to research, development, design, maintenance, review and implementation of health and wellbeing programs, standards, policy, systems and activities.
  • Research and prepare complex submissions, briefs, reports and correspondence relating to employee health and wellbeing practices across QFES and industry.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative networks and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders including participation on committees, working groups and whole-of-government forums.
  • Promote safety, health and wellbeing services, through preparation of promotional materials, workshops and symposiums.

To determine your suitability for the role, you will be assessed on the following Leadership Competencies for Queensland behavioural profiles that link to the “key accountabilities” for this role:

Leadership Competency Stream – Individual Contributor (leading self)


  • Leads strategically
  • Stimulates ideas and innovation
  • Leads change in complex environments
  • Makes insightful decisions


  • Builds enduring relationships
  • Drives accountability and outcomes


  • Fosters healthy and inclusive workplaces
  • Pursues continuous growth

Once you join us we will want you to exemplify the QFES shared values:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Courage
  • Loyalty
  • Trust

Want more information?

Please contact Teegan Modderman, Executive Manager Health and Wellbeing on phone 3635 2225 or email

You can also visit our website to find out more about our organisation.

How to apply

Please refer to the QFES Public Service Application Guide for information on how to apply for this role.