Senior Health Safety & Dangerous Goods Specialist

Who are we?

At FedEx, moving the world doesn’t only mean delivering for our customers around the globe. Moving the world is also about creating what’s next

We’re team FedEx – 500,000+ people strong around the world. The work we all do comes down to one purpose: to provide our customers with outstanding experiences as we connect the world to what’s next.

This isn’t a place to get just a job, here you get a career for life. It’s a place to enjoy constant change, growth, and progress in your career. Our willingness to innovate and transform is what keeps us at the forefront of our industry. With curiosity, inventiveness, and entrepreneurial spirit, we keep finding new and better ways to deliver results – for our customers, for our people and for the planet.

Here you will be given the flexibility and the empowerment to reimagine the new, spread your wings and see your impact. By doing so, we are motivated to be better together. And together, we always manage to drive and deliver excellence.

Our Values

Our culture values empower us to deliver great results. With one FedEx culture, we:

Take care of each other | Commit to do good | Own outstanding | Drive business results | Create what’s next

What you’ll be working on

Are you a dedicated and experienced HSE professional looking to take on a dynamic role in a world-renowned organization? At FedEx Australia, we are seeking a Senior Health, Safety & Dangerous Goods Specialist to lead our commitment to safety excellence and compliance.

As our Senior HSE & DG Specialist, you will be at the forefront of our HSE initiatives and practices. Based at our Welshpool station, you will guide and implement HSE procedures and systems, ensuring that a "Safety Above All" culture becomes ingrained in our workplace.

  • Collaborate with the Leadership team to design and implement key HSE initiatives
  • Provide expert guidance during audit preparation, incident investigations, and training
  • Coach and support operational managers in safety planning and reporting
  • Monitor risk assessments, environmental impact assessments, inspections, and surveys
  • Lead significant risk assessments and serious Incident ICAM Investigations, and tracking corrective action reports
  • Develop and deliver safety training programs and toolbox talks
  • Provide detailed analysis of Incident performance and trends, and assist in developing strategies to reduce incidents
  • Engage key stakeholders, particularly on Heavy Vehicle National Law, Chain of Responsibility, and Dangerous Goods
  • Educate Leaders and Frontline Management teams on all facets of WHS, Dangerous Goods and CoR
  • Support stations in ISO and Comcare audits, maintaining ISO 18001 and ISO 14001 certification
  • Assist during regulatory visits and Notifiable Incidents, ensuring timely incident recording

Post Code: 6106 | Welshpool

What you will bring to the team:

  • At least 5 years HSE experience
  • Certificate 4 in WHS or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • Lead Incident Investigator expertise (ICAM qualified or equivalent)
  • Proficiency in ISO standards, including 14001, 45001, and 9001
  • In-depth knowledge of Heavy Vehicle National Law and Dangerous Goods regulations highly regarded
  • Experience in a self-insurance environment and ISO Lead Auditor certification (preferred but not essential)

What you can expect to get

Spread your wings and take ownership of your career with opportunities to advance through internal promotions, job rotations, and cross-functional projects – we make sure you have everything you need to become anything you want to be.

Whether it’s professional courses or on-the-job learning. Leadership development or technical skills and training. Tutoring, coaching, or mentoring. The depth and breadth of learnings are boundless with free in-house training & development programs and paid tuition assistance

  • Hybrid work arrangement with flexible working hours. WFH (work from home) and office
  • Health & wellness, employee assistance, and rewards and recognition programs
  • Special employee discounts on computers, electronics, medical insurance, travel packages, and much more…

Equal opportunities

Our greatest asset at FedEx is our people. We are committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, and offer equal opportunities, fairness, and respect to all regardless of who you are.  We encourage you to apply even if you feel your experience does not align with all the aspects in the job description as you could be exactly who we need for this or another opportunity.

We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, genetic information, citizenship, disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under national, state or local laws.  We will reasonably accommodate team members and third parties with physical and mental disabilities.


Everyone at FedEx has a part to play. It’s about coming up with smart solutions, remaining resilient in the face of setbacks, and going above and beyond to get the job done. And whether you’re a business leader or delivery driver, you’ll be empowered to take responsibility and overcome each challenge in your own way. 

If this position and working environment sound like the right fit for you, then do no wait and please apply today.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: KNAL341864

Location: Perth

Closing Date: 01/04/2022