How to Apply

It's a competitive process that involves many stages. 

You can find out more about each stage below, to help you prepare. 

Application . . .

Keep an eye on our website for future intakes.

First you’ll need to open the inspector advertisement from our current job vacancies and select apply online.

Complete all required fields in the application form and remember to attach your resume.

Your resume is the first piece of information we’ll see about you. It needs to be concise and align your skills and experience with the job description. Remember to include your:

  • personal details - full name, preferred name, location and contact details
  • education - qualifications, institutions, dates of study, majors and academic average
  • work experience - industry or non-industry related
  • skills - include any technical skills you have gained
  • achievements
  • extracurricular activities – for example, sporting, volunteering, social, community or university engagement

Video Interview . . .

You’ll participate in a recorded question and answer-style video interview. We will ask you to answer 3 questions with less than two minutes each to provide us with a snapshot of why you would like to be a WorkSafe Inspector.

Online Assessments . . .

You’ll need to complete a series of online aptitude assessments.

Assessment Centre . . .

We hold half-day Assessment Centre's. This involves:

  • meeting business leaders and current inspectors to find out more about us. This is also a great opportunity to ask questions
  • an individual activity
  • group activities
  • role play a real-life inspector scenario

Psychometric Assessment . . .

You will complete an online psychometric assessment. There is no pass or fail for this assessment. Your responses help us learn more about you and understand your preferred working style.

Interview . . .

If you are successful to the interview stage you would participate in a 45-minute interview with a panel of representatives from across WorkSafe.

Remember, this is also a chance to ask us questions to ensure the work, the team and our culture are right for you.

Background Checks . . .

We will ask you to complete a background check, medical and provide the details of two referees for us to contact.

Job Offer . . .

We may then call to offer you a role as a WorkSafe Health and Safety Inspector.

Induction Program and Probation . . .

If you are successful as a WorkSafe Inspector, then you must be available to commit to a 14-week, full-time induction program.

You’ll be on a six month probation period, inclusive of the induction program.