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 safe, efficient and clean 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.
This position is the focal point within the PTA for rail safety investigations and is responsible for the development and management of the PTA’s rail safety investigation processes to support improvement in safety performance. The Manager Rail Safety Investigations plays a key role in supporting rail safety investigations undertaken by the divisional teams, leads cross divisional/complex investigations and assures the quality and consistency of outputs from the investigation process across the PTA. They will contribute to the ‘just’ culture and analyse investigation findings to identify trends, generate reports and communicate this information to the business.
The successful applicant will require extensive knowledge and experience in leading high level safety investigations. They will demonstrate an ability to collaborate with stakeholders to investigate safety incidents in highly technical and complex environments, and to make recommendations that promote and support continual improvement. Knowledge of regulatory investigation requirements and standards is essential.
For further information on 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 Garry Taylor, Executive Director - Safety, Freight & Business Management Systems on (08) 9326 2858.
For information on the PTA, please visit www.pta.wa.gov.au
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to provide the following:
- A current CV with two work related referees;
- A written application addressing the Core Competencies from the JDF and
- A completed Integrity and Qualification Consent Form (attached) as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening
The PTA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur for up to 12 months.
Applicants are requested to apply online using the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top/bottom of the screen. Please note the closing date and time, as no emailed, late or pro forma applications will be accepted.