Rail Safety Officer jobs

23 September 2016

We're currently taking applications to fill two Rail Safety Officer positions.

The position of Rail Safety Officer can sit within two teams, either reporting to the Manager, Audit & Compliance or the Manager Accreditation. This position is responsible for monitoring the compliance of rail operators with designated rail safety legislation, assessing accreditation applications and conducting targeted compliance activities.

The position is responsible for providing advice and maintaining effective communication and relationships with senior management and accredited and non-accredited rail operators and industry stakeholders regarding rail safety, accreditation and compliance matters.

To be successful in this role you will have experience in safety operations and compliance in the rail industry. You must also have demonstrated ability to contribute to high level policy and strategy development on matters affecting safe operations.

The position of Rail Safety Officer forms a part of the Rail Safety branch, Transport Safety Victoria division within Transport group.

Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) is Victoria's integrated safety regulator for bus, maritime and rail transport.

It is headed by the Director, Transport Safety (Safety Director) whose statutory object is to independently seek the highest transport safety standards that are reasonably practicable, consistent with the transport system's vision and objectives under the Transport Integration Act 2010 (Vic).

TSV regulates the safety of all marine, train, tram and bus operations in Victoria, both directly, and through service arrangements with the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For a confidential discussion, please call Rod Pilmore, Transport Safety Officer on 0419 632 195.

Applications close at midnight on 3 October 2016. All applications must address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

View the full job description and application details here.