Junior Health and Safety Officer

  • Anywhere

A reputable Builder Developer is seeking a Junior Health and Safety Officer to work on a housing project in Wicklow, expected to last for at least 3 years. This position is well-suited for candidates with a relevant health and safety qualification and a minimum of 1 year of experience. The successful candidate will receive guidance and training from a highly regarded health and safety manager within the industry.



  • Enforce the implementation of the company’s policies, procedures, and management systems for health, safety, quality, and environmental issues.
  • Assist site management in drafting and communicating Method Statements, Safe Plans of Action, and Tool Box Talks, providing advice and support as needed.
  • Offer guidance, instruction, and advice on all health and safety matters to management, safety representatives, and employees, including sub-contractors as necessary.
  • Conduct Health & Safety induction programs for new employees or sub-contractors on site.
  • Carry out regular inspections and site audits, reporting any findings to site and senior company management. Ensure prompt follow-up to address any identified issues.
  • Ensure that all accidents are reported, recorded, investigated, and appropriate notifications are given to the Directors, Health & Safety Authority, and Insurers as required.
  • Promote the Company’s mission of maintaining a healthy, incident, and injury-free workplace.



  • Hold a relevant Qualification.
  • Previous work experience in construction is preferable but not essential.
  • Hold a full, clean Driving license
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office including strong excel skills
  • Confident proactive and have strong interpersonal and communication skills



  • €40k – €45k
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Benefits package


If you are a Junior Health and Safety Officer considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Declan Hasson for a confidential discussion.  GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin and has more than 25 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.