Job Advertisement: Occupational Hygienist – Mid-Career - Hunter Valley

Job Advertisement: Occupational Hygienists

Are you someone who wants a career that doesn’t pigeonhole you into repetitively managing one or two exposure hazards, but instead allows you to gain experience in all hygiene hazards, across a multitude of industries, while working hand in hand with multiple Certified Occupational Hygienists? If so, read on as this is an extremely rare opportunity for the right candidate.

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This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate person to join the Hunter Valley’s leading occupational hygiene consulting business and expand their occupational hygiene career.

Our business is built on great people. People who share the mindset of exceeding our clients’ expectations in everything we do. Combined with our core values of pride in our work, collaboration and integrity, it is the foundation of our culture and enables us to fulfil our purpose and provide solutions to clients.

We offer a collaborative learning environment, where our Certified Occupational Hygienists actively share their knowledge and skills to develop others. This position is adaptable for the right person mid-career with some industrial experience or a lot of experience or someone that is keen to continue their path to become a Certified Occupational Hygienist.

You will be working closely with Principal Occupational Hygienists and other team members or independently on various projects in the following areas:

  • Assessments for workplace hazards including physical (eg. noise, vibration, heat, cold), chemical (dusts & fibres, gases, vapours), and biological (bacteria, mould).
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Chemical management
  • Occupational Hygiene and WHS&E advice to clients
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and stakeholders and respond to enquiries
  • Preparation of technical scientific reports
  • Laboratory testing and calibration of equipment.

About you:

  • Have Tertiary qualification in Occupational Hygiene, Chemistry, WHS, Engineering, Environmental Science or other suitable discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years professional field experience.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills – oral and written (outstanding comprehensive report writing skills) thus able to effectively communicate technical information to technical and non-technical person.
  • Ability to work independently but effectively in a small team envioronment
  • Flexibility and willingness to work outside normal business hours when required and travel within NSW and interstate thus managing in-office tasks and site tasks.
  • Excellent organisational skills, task management skills and attention to detail.
  • Intention and ambition to develop long term career in the field and learn from industry professionals.
  • Class C NSW drivers
  • Must pass a drug and alcohol test consistently on site.
  • Applicants with membership or qualifications from the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists will be highly regarded.
  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or have a valid working visa.

This position is adaptable for the right person mid-career keen to continue their path in occupational hygiene and live outside of the hustle and bustle of city life but enjoy experiencing industries across mining, aviation, manufacturing, construction, energy and health sectors.

Occupational Hygiene Consulting is offering a competitive remuneration package to invest in someone looking to invest in themselves. You will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects with Certified Occupational Hygienists. We support our staff to develop professionally.

The primary location of the role is Rutherford, flexibility and relocation assistance will be provided for the right candidate.

If you believe you fit this description and want to be part of a dynamic and growing professional company, please submit your CV to