Positions Vacant

We are seeking a person to join our team!

Are you passionate about the safety of children?
Do you love working as part of a motivated team?
Are you energised by the impact Kidsafe has on the community?
Want the chance to put your expertise to work?

We need you!


Playground Inspector 


Role Overview:

  • To conduct playground safety inspections and review of plans for playground developments across a range of sectors, in line with the Australian Standards for Playground Equipment and Surfacing.
  • Assist clients in understanding and conforming to the Playground Standards.

Required Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification in landscape architecture/design, horticulture, work health and safety or equivalent;
  • Vocational qualifications in playground inspecting e.gAHCPGD505 Conduct Comprehensive Playground Inspection of Park Facilities , or equivalent, and/or
  • Early childhood, primary and or secondary education.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to assess play environments against Australian Standards or relevant regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality reports about non-conformance and to clearly document expert recommendations
  • High level report writing skills incorporating data inputs
  • Good interpersonal skills, including ability to work constructively as part of a team, and to liaise with a range of external clients and stakeholders
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Computer literacy and demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Current ‘C’ Class Driver’s Licence
  • Working With Children Check
  • Proof of up-to date COVID vaccinations



  • Trained and/or experienced in surface testing
  • Some experience in project coordination
  • Industry knowledge relating to children’s play equipment
  • Recent professional development in current theory and practice relating to child injury prevention


Closing Date & Contact Details:

Submit application by COB Monday 2 May 2022 

via email to schn-kidsafe@health.nsw.gov.au

Enquiries to Kim Cooke on 0447 636 818

Further information at www.kidsafensw.org


Part-time: 21 hrs per week