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.
The Rail Infrastructure Access Planner assists the Rail Infrastructure Access Superintendent in managing access to the Public Transport Authority’s operating railway, coordinating and issuing Track Work notices and conducting site inspections. Importantly, the role ensure compliance with approved work permit parameters.
We are looking for candidates with experience in operational planning and scheduling. Additionally, candidates will need to have considerable understanding of safe working rules and procedures as they apply to an urban rail network and highly developed problem solving and analytical skills.
This is a fixed term appointment for up to 30 June 2026 with possible extension and/or permanency.
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.
Please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for full details about the position, including any special requirements relevant to appointment.
Please contact Stacey Sweeting, Rail Infrastructure Access Superintendent on (08) 9326 2134 for specific information about the role.
Applicants are advised of the WA Government’s recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA (including Public Transport). Applicants will be required to be vaccinated to be eligible for employment. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
For more information about the PTA, please visit www.pta.wa.gov.au.
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to provide the following:
- A comprehensive CV, targeted to the requirements of the role, with two work related referees;
- A written application addressing Selection Criteria 1, 3 and 4 from the JDF, in no more than 3 pages; and
- A completed Integrity and Qualification Consent Form (attached) as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening.
Applicants are encouraged to use examples to support their claims against the Selection Criteria.
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.