First listed on: 01 October 2021

 Work Health Safety & Environment Manager


About Us

IHG Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with around 350,000 colleagues working across more than 100 countries. As part of the IHG team, our people help our guests create amazing memories and deliver our purpose of providing True Hospitality for Good. 

The InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the wonders of the Whitsundays, working in a five-star luxury environment which offers amazing career growth opportunities, professional training & development and provides a one-of-a-kind experience living and working in a tropical island paradise.

Your day to day

In this critically important role, you will be responsible for all aspects of Work Health, Safety & Environment plans for Hayman Island. Utilise your skills and experience for the creation and implementation of the safety framework and strategic plan, procedures, and work practices to comply with QLD legislation and WorkSafe QLD across all areas of the island. In conjunction with Senior Leadership team, this role is responsible for driving the safety and environmental agenda across Hayman Island and will work in partnership with the departmental leaders across the resort operations to embed a proactive safety culture. Immediate commencement required with capability to hit the ground running. 

*Please note this role is based on Hayman Island.

What we need from you

We are looking for enthusiastic and professional team players who knows how to deliver great service and exceed customer expectations. To be successful in the role you must have: 

  • Formal WHS qualifications or equivalent experience, min 3 years in similar role.
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and application of WHS Act & Regulations.
  • Experience in change management, working collaboratively in a shared business model.
  • Experience in implementing and embedding new safety initiatives.
  • Expertise in workplace incident investigation required.
  • Ability to demonstrate influencing and consultative skills and strong writing skills.
  • Prior work in remote island or isolated environments would be an advantage. 

What we offer

World class Staff Facilities as part of the resort’s $135 million dollar refurbishment including excellent accommodation with twin rooms, king rooms, apartments and townhouses, a dedicated staff pool, staff beach, two gyms, bar, diner, laundry, boutique shop and more.

An exciting and ever-changing Staff Event Calendar filled with an abundance of recreational activities such as tennis, yoga, meditation, Pilates, group bushwalks, cooking classes, BBQ’s, markets and much more.

Extensive career development opportunities with dedicated onsite trainers and an abundance of professional development including multi-hire programs, skills training and online IHG courses.

A great range of employee, friends, and family discount rates across more than 5,300 InterContinental Hotel & Resorts properties

How to Apply

Please visit our Careers Page for all details regarding living and working on Hayman Island at: or click the ‘Apply Now’ button.

We also invite you to learn more by following our social channels:

• Facebook via @ICHIRcareers and Instagram via @ihg_australia_careers

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