• Job Ref: 9400
  • GPC Mobile: 086 065 3873
  • salary: €40k-€50k

A diligent and proactive Junior Health and Safety Officer is sought to join a well established construction team in Cork City. This client has a significant pipeline of work in the area and can offer significant career progression opportunities. The successful candidate will assist in ensuring the implementation of health and safety policies and procedures, contributing to a safe and compliant working environment on construction sites. This role is open to recent graduates with a degree in Health and Safety.


  • A relevant qualification in Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in a similar role within the construction industry is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Irish health and safety regulations and construction site safety practices.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to identify potential hazards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Health and Safety Compliance:
    • Assists in the implementation and enforcement of health and safety regulations in accordance with company policies and statutory requirements.
    • Conducts regular site inspections to identify potential hazards and ensure compliance with safety standards.
    • Supports the preparation and updating of health and safety documentation, including risk assessments and method statements.
    • Participates in safety audits and accident investigations, providing detailed reports and recommendations.
  • Training and Education:
    • Assists in the delivery of health and safety training programs for site personnel.
    • Ensures all employees are aware of safety protocols and procedures.
  • Monitoring and Reporting:
    • Monitors the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and compliance with safety procedures on site.
    • Keeps accurate records of safety inspections, incidents, and training sessions.
    • Reports safety concerns and near-misses to the Senior Health and Safety Officer promptly.
  • Package on Offer
  • Salary circa 40,000k – 50,000k
  • Pension Contribution
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • An opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects

If you are a Junior Health and Safety Officer looking to kickstart your career or looking for a new challenge, please send your CV to j.owens@gpcireland.com. All conversations are entirely confidential.

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