Volunteering - Safety Officer

Role description - Experience in railway work health and safety management preferred. Role involves the following:

  • The person have experience in being a WHS Officer or equivalent experience in that role.
  • Needs to be computer literate so they can manage data bases etc. on the network. This includes using Word, Excel etc.
  • Update and replace WHS signs on items where necessary.
  • Update and replace MSDS information where necessary.
  • Maintain data bases such as Corrective Action, Risk Registers etc.
  • Document submissions to the Board to note new risks and risk score changes.
  • Assessment, documentation and management of risks.
  • Preparing risk analysis documents for up-coming events.
  • Monitoring of incident and injury reports, e-filing of emails and reports to the Board and preparing Bi-monthly reports to the Board.
  • Safety labelling under the Global Health Warning System.
  • Maintenance of hazardous substances register and Safety Data System.
  • Preparation and maintenance of SOP, workshop notices (5 year reviews).
  • Development of safety plans/ procedures. Asbestos management, lead risk work, confined spaces.
  • Scanning and filing of machinery / maintenance manuals.
  • Other WHS related duties when necessary.

Location: National Railway Museum, 76 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide

Position is compliant for Centrelink commitment

Days & times:  Weekdays - by negotiation Flexible 8am to 5pm with a minimum of four hours weekly - No evenings. Weekends negotiable.

National Police Check - NRM can arrange free of charge.

Working With Children Check - NRM can arrange free of charge.

Declaration of existing medical conditions is requested.

Public transport - Close access by bus & rail.

Street parking, and car park next to Museum but not owned by Museum - cannot guarantee spots. All day parking, 4 hour and 2 hour parking available in this park.

Wheelchair compatible task? - No

Please note interviews are held Monday to Friday.

Appointments - Phone 8341 1690.

Contact - Gabrielle Sexton

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76 Lipson Street
Port Adelaide
South Australia  5015
Open Daily / 10am – 4:30pm





5-15 yrs & with an adult


2 adults & up to 3 children


  • Prices may vary for special events
  • EFTPOS is preferred payment method
  • Open from 12pm on ANZAC Day
  • Closed Christmas Day

Phone: 8341 1690

The National Railway Museum acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide Plains. We honour and respect their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country. We aim to respect the cultural heritage, customs and beliefs of all Indigenous people.

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