Perth’s public transport system is the best in Australia and one of the most efficient, clean and safe networks in the world. Our transport network plays a vital role in Perth’s sustainable future by offering alternative and environmentally friendly options for transport. It connects areas of Perth and the regions, improves safety, and reduces the level of traffic congestion and travel times. Our network expansion including METRONET will mean even more communities have access to the benefits and option of more sustainable travel long into the future. Moving millions of people needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.
As part of a team dedicated to developing the PTA’s workforce, this newly created Perth-based position will play a key role in implementing, supporting and coordinating the PTA’s new Safety Development Program, including:
- Contributing to the development and implementation of the Program
- Ongoing coordination and administration of the Program
- Providing ongoing coaching, direction and support to Program participants and other stakeholders.
The position would ideally suit someone with considerable experience in rail safety (or Occupational Safety and Health) and relevant knowledge of Rail Safety National Law 2015 (WA Act) looking to take the next step in career. In addition to your strong commitment to safety and passion for mentoring and developing others, you will also have great interpersonal, organisational and problem-solving skills.
If this sounds like you and you are ready to take on the next challenge in your career, we would love to hear from you to discuss the role in more detail.
What we can offer
- Work for WA’s leading transport agency in a growing industry with a range of career and development opportunities
- A friendly and supportive team who are committed to making a difference
- Great work-life balance with access to health and wellbeing initiatives, including an onsite gym and flexible working conditions.
- Whilst this is a full-time position, part time appointment (0.8 FTE) may be considered for the right candidate.
- This is a fixed term position for up to 30 June 2025, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.
- This selection process will initially be used to immediately fill the above fixed term full-time position, however applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur for up to 12 months.
The PTA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
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 Carolyn Baldwin, Principal Consultant Strategic Programs and Projects on (08) 9326 2684.
For more information about 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; and
- A covering letter outlining your relevant skills, abilities and suitability for the position as per the JDF in no more than four (4) pages;
- A completed Integrity and Qualification Consent Form (attached) as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening.
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.