Health & Safety Officer

Job Title Health & Safety Officer
Department Operations
Reports to VP of Operations
Location Rathcoole, Dublin
Date December 2023


Company Profile
EirTrade Aviation Ireland Limited is an aviation asset trading and management company. Founded in 2010, EirTrade provides specialist services to the airline and aircraft leasing community worldwide.
With over 90 employees and operations in Ireland, Lithuania, Spain, USA, and China, EirTrade’s role is to optimise client asset value through a variety of services.


Job Summary
As Health & Safety Officer, you will be responsible for promoting and enforcing a culture of safety across EirTrade’s premises. You will play a vital role in ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, implementing effective policies and procedures, conducting risk assessments, and providing guidance to project teams.


  • Monitor work processes and procedures to identify unsafe practices or breach of safety regulations
  • Conduct equipment inspections to ensure they are correctly installed and operational
  • Facilitate and schedule repairs of unsafe or damaged equipment
  • Organise safety training to educate company staff on necessary safety principles
  • Develop and implement safety procedures and policies for all areas
  • Carry out investigations to identify the root cause of an incident or other unsafe conditions on a work site
  • Oversee the placement and setup of safety signs to warn of potential hazards
  • Prepare and present to company management periodic reports of safety operations
  • Collaborate with law enforcement agents and investigators to address cases of workplace accident
  • Proffer recommendations on safety topics such as proper waste disposal, fire regulations, and noise
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify work areas with high risk of operational hazards
  • Review company operational processes to ensure they are in line with external safety legislations
  • Attend occupational safety and health seminars to update job knowledge and enhance skills
  • Conduct regular formal site audits
  • Organise and support necessary permits, licenses, or permissions in compliance with health and safety legislative requirements


What we are looking for:
  • Third level recognised qualification in Health & Safety or related – Level 8
  • Full EU driving license and flexibility to travel between sites and office.
  • Extensive knowledge of Irish health and safety legislation
  • Previous experience working in this type of role in the aviation sector preferable
  • Experience with Environmental is preferred
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with an ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail


What you will get in return:
  • A competitive base salary pro rata (commensurate with experience)
  • Subsidised private health insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subsidised gym/health club membership
  • Tax saver travel ticket
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • A collaborative and forward-thinking working environment
  • Ongoing training and professional development


How to apply:


EirTrade Aviation is an equal opportunity employer.

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