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(Curriculum Vitae)


Steve Parish

Contact Details



Steve R Parish


51 Padbury Road




W.A. 670

Mobile :

0419 760 076

Home Phone:

No landline

Email Address:




Career change in 2009/2010 to Access Officer plus OHS and Environmental Advisor.

Then obtained a Cert IV in OHS and Training and Assessment to add to my year's previous OHS construction experience.

Prior to this I was a result orientated, customer focused articulate IT sales professional with more than twenty years experience within the corporate IT Industry. The variety of roles and experience include State and Branch manager, Account management of software, hardware, outsourcing and e-commerce. Skilled in: presentation, demonstration of products to both new users and customers. Ability to “think outside the square”, good problem solving skills, successful track record in identifying new business opportunities and gaining larger market share with increased sales.

Areas of Speciality

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to relate to people at all levels
  • Training, demonstration and introduction of new products to prospects and current customers
  • Ability and experience in meeting deadlines and sales targets
  • Good team player as well as the ability to work independently in remote locations
  • Wide experience and ability to successfully identify and source new business opportunities
  • Excellent sales skills with record of meeting strict KPI’s
  • Skilled in following up leads and providing excellent after sales customer service
  • Ability to learn new software and product in a short period of time
  • Ability and experience in successfully selling software, hardware, outsourcing and e-e-commerce solution

Career Achievements


  • Successfully transferred 'Employability Skills' to an OHS role. Worked in remote Western Australian locations on a Natural Gas Pipeline construction project. (DBNGP)
  • Studied full-time for 4 months and obtained Cert IV in OHS and Training and Assessment
  • Designed, built and managed a 75 URL Channel Management news Web site – www.westcoastassist.com.au – acquiring a number one Google ranking
  • Built the largest OSSHE Glossary and OSSHE Acronym Web site for Oil and Gas, Construction and Mining to further my OSSHE education while applying for OHS Advisor jobs:
  • http://www.westcoastassist.com.au/
  • OHS_Definition_of_Common_Words_-_OHS_Glossary.htm




1)Studied at IFAP and completed a Cert IV in Training and Assessment 27/11/09

2)Continued studying at IFAP and completed Cert IV in OHS 21/02/10. Updated 27/08/15 to WHS BSB41415

3)2008 Additional Qualifications: a)Construction Blue card, b)Marcsta General Safety Induction card, c)Senior First Aid card, d)4WD Course certificate, e)2008 Forklift ticket, f) Police Clearance certificate


Diploma in Electronic Commerce


Perth College of Business, Perth , Western Australia




Effective speaking and human relations


Dale Carnegie Training, Perth , Western Australia




Sales Management Course


Australian Institute of Management, Sydney , New South Wales



Computer Literacy

PageMaker, Dreamweaver, StudioMX, Outlook Express, GoldMine, familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, EMC storage s/ware plus Internet search s/ware

Semi Retired


Hughes Limousines WA

4/2015 -12/2015

Chauffeur driver

Casual Contract

Trainer Swan Taxis

Professional Taxi Operator's Course (1 year contract), Victoria Park, Perth

9/2013 - 9/2014 Duties

Training and assessing on: Duty of Care, Fatigue Management, Act and Regulations, Geography, Customer Service, Operating Equipment, TUSS and Discrimination. Dept of Transport-registered course for new Perth taxi drivers

ESS Compass - Pilbara

HSEQ Co-ordinator (FIFO)

2010 – 2012 Duties

Established and maintained minesite village SHEQ programs: Induction and Safety Training of new & existing employees; Created and maintained SWP's/JHA's/ MSDS records; Managed and led pre-start and toolbox meetings; Incident investigations; Conducted regular safety inspections and audits; Managed daily breath testing of all staff; Hazard identification; Established/test/review emergency procedures; Implemented all Rio Tinto SHE systems; Conducted JSOs; Managed Maintenance Department overall safety


Senior Facilitator OSH

10/2012 – 3/2015 Duties

IFAP Leading Safety Solutions, Perth – Teaching 5-day (casual) WorkSafe-registered courses for Safety & Health Representatives

WestNet Energy


Gas Pipeline Construction Right of Way (CROW) Access Officer Field HSE on the Western Australian Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline $700M project - Stage 5B

2009 (Jan) - (Oct) Casual Contract
  • Issued daily Access Work Permits to contractors after checking their work documentation: JHA's, Work and vehicle pre-starts and PPE requirements
  • Issued Hazard Reports and confirmed corrective action
  • Monitored all Looping Construction activities to confirm there was no encroachment into the 5 metre 'No Go Zone'
  • Participated in the contractors review of their JHA's
  • Completed daily HSE inspections of the workplace and advised on remedial actions
  • Completed safety and environmental task observations on contractors HSE performance
  • Ensured all construction contractors completed Hazard and Accident reports and closed out on corrective actions
  • Attended and contributed to the contractors site safety pre-start/Toolbox meetings
  • Reported to the Senior HSE advisor
Key achievements:
  • Filled in more than my quota of Hazard Reports through keen observation.
  • Only stopped work once when the supervisor was informed that his crew were in danger. My job was to only advise contracting supervisors rather than instruct them
  • Quickly picked up the construction OHS requirements

WesT CoasT AssisT

IT Channel Management Services

01/2003 - 12/2008



  • Creating, operating and promoting a new on-line business service

Key achievements:

  • Designed, developed and managed a new channel management news service on-line
  • Webmaster, sales and marketing director
  • Building and maintaining 150 page Channel Management news Web Site www.westcoastassist.com.au
  • Used PageMaker and Dreamweaver StudioMX – self taught
  • Web Optimised site for higher search engine Web page rankings
  • Promotion of my company through an advertising campaign on Google, therefore achieving 27,000 hits per month
  • This resulted in ongoing current knowledge of channel management development worldwide

Your ASP Pty Ltd

Commercial Services Manager – Perth – dot com business

10/2001- 02/2002



  • Planning, organising, leading and controlling the wholesaling of McAfee and Microsoft Application Services over the Internet in Australia

Key achievements:

  • Organising two Web sites
  • Assisting in launching “Your ASP” million-dollar data centre in the QV1 building, to the Perth marketplace
  • Setting up a wholesaling database and managing email and direct marketing to computer resale Directors
  • Signing-up resellers, then training and assisting them with customer visits


Account Manager – Perth – New Business

02/2001- 08/2001



  • Servicing IBM RS/6000 accounts
  • Identifying and locating new business for e-Commerce, EMC Storage and software by cold canvassing
  • Creating list of new business accounts
  • Identifying new business opportunities and writing proposals for a range of IBM accounts

Key achievements:

  • Completed EMC storage 6 day training in Melbourne and started Tradehub e-commerce marketing


Will be provided on request

In Spring 2007 I took 52 day's off work to complete a solo bush walk of 965km's on the Bibbulmun Track in Western Australian, from Kalamunda to Albany, so I am not only fit but also motivated and good at planning. I found I loved being out in the bush:


In Spring 2012 I spent 22 days motorcycling solo anti-clockwise around Australia on Highway 1 completing the adventure in 22 days on my Harley Ultra Glide CVO 1800cc. An amazing journey!

23: No Shortage -  If we concentrate on what we have we would notice no shortage - Steve Parish Original Affirmations V3

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