Please note the closing date for this position has been extended until 5.00pm Monday 2 December 2019.
The Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) vision is to be recognised as a leader in providing world-class public transport services and solutions. As a fast growing economy, Western Australia’s public transport system is recognised as the best in Australia and is one of the most efficient, clean and safe networks in the world. Rail transport is vital for our continued success and growth through our many projects including METRONET to meet the public’s needs and expectations. Moving millions of people needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.
In this role you provide support for the continuing development of the Public Transport Authority’s (PTA’s) Route Utilisation Strategy (RUS) for the rail network. This will involve producing and evaluating strategies and plans for public transport provision within the framework of planned demographic and land-use changes across the rail network, in consultation with key stakeholders.
Your role would also involve the identification and examination of major transport initiatives, implications of proposed rail network expansions and operational changes to meet demand; as well as ongoing revision and update to the RUS to ensure it remains a robust strategy for the future.
You will have substantial demonstrated project management experience relevant to a multi-disciplinary transport, urban planning or engineering environment, including delivery of outcomes within scope and on time/budget. Additionally you will have relevant experience in transport planning, preferably railway based, including an appreciation of the factors which influence travel choices and efficient network operations. Possession of a tertiary qualification in one or more of the following: project management, transport, engineering, urban planning or an approved equivalent experience is essential.
This is a fixed term 36 month temporary position with the possibility of extension and or permanency.
For further information about this position, please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF). You can also gain more detailed information on the role and responsibilities by contacting Mr Andrew Cox, Senior Strategic Network Planner on (08) 9326 2695.
Alternatively for more information about the PTA, please visit our website at www.pta.wa.gov.au.
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to provide the following:
- A current CV with two work related referees; and
- A written application addressing Selection Criteria 1,2,3 and 4 from the JDF, in no more than 4 pages
Applicants are requested to apply online using the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top/bottom of the screen. Please complete the attached consent form as part of your application as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening.
Please note the closing date and time, as no emailed, late or pro forma applications will be accepted.