Health & Safety Advisor Jobs

How to Enter

To become a Health and Safety Advisor in New Zealand, it is recommended to achieve a Health and Safety diploma or certificate. Although several polytechnics, industry training organisations, private providers and WorksafeReps provide Health and Safety training, internationally recognised qualifications are available through the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH).


Typical Responsibilities

A Health & Safety Advisor can expect to do some or all of the following job responsibilities:

  • Developing Health and Safety policies and procedures,
  • Updating emergency responses
  • Identifying and reducing workplace hazards and risks
  • Educating and training staff in workplace Health and Safety and risk reduction
  • Ensuring health and safety procedures have been properly implemented
  • Investigating incidents, injuries, and equipment damage
  • Helping injured staff return to work
  • Preparing reports on workplace Health and Safety performance



Health and Safety Advisors may choose to specialist in particular industries from Agriculture, Construction, Mining, Oil and Gas to Processing and Manufacturing. In addition, many advisors go on to move into managerial, teaching or research jobs later in their careers.


Salary Range

Entry: 45K – 65K per annum (NZD)

Experienced (5+ years): 65K – 140K 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