Health & Safety (H&S) Advisor Jobs

How to Enter

To become a Health and Safety Advisor for the Oil and Gas industry, it’s recommended that you complete a Health & Safety diploma or certificate. Possessing either a qualification relevant to the Oil and Gas sector or extensive industry experience can also be beneficial.


New Zealand employers are also looking for the following characteristics in their Health and Safety Advisors:

  • Safety-conscious
  • Able to remain calm in emergencies
  • Great problem-solver and decision-maker
  • Can relate to a wide range of people
  • Can understand complicated information and present it in a way that’s easily understood


Typical Responsibilities

The job responsibilities of a Health and Safety Advisor can include some or all of the following:

  • Developing and updating health and safety policies and emergency response plans
  • Identifying and minimising health and safety risks
  • Training staff in health and safety policies and risk prevention
  • Ensuring health and safety policies are being adhered to
  • Recording incidents and injuries
  • Reporting health and safety performance



After gaining experience in workplace Health & Safety, H&S Advisors can quickly progress their careers and move into senior Health & Safety, managerial, training or research roles. They can also choose to specialise in other industries such as Construction, Mining or Processing and Manufacturing.


Salary Range

Entry: 45K – 65K per annum (NZD)

Experienced: 65K – 100K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427