Early Career Development Program - Safety (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 23/10/2019
Applications close: 17/11/2019 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Up to 2 years - Fixed Term, Full Time

Organisation: Rail Projects Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Construction

Reference: VG/025647

Reference: VG/025647

Occupation: Construction

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Rail Projects Victoria, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (RPV), is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail, Suburban Rail Loop and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV, MTIA is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV), North East Link Project, West Gate Tunnel Project and Major Road Projects Victoria.

A two year program designed for professionals with a recent post-graduate safety qualification who would like to embark on a career within the rail industry. 


This program is a unique opportunity for a self-starting safety professional to join our professionals' program. Throughout the two-year program you will be involved in a structured learning and development series which is designed to give you exposure to best practice Safety Management Systems and internal training sessions to fast-track your safety career. You will be working closely with experienced Safety Managers to support RPV in promoting a safe and healthy work culture including developing, implementing and maintaining best practice safety procedures and communications. You will work with a high performing team of experienced safety professionals contribute to the successful delivery of key health and safety initiatives and strategies. Whilst working alongside the Safety team, you will have the opportunity to develop skills to assist your career development and progression prospects.

  • 24 month program 
  • Full-time work opportunity
  • On-the-job learning experience

About you 

  • A highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure
  • Eager to start a career in Safety
  • Interested in major rail infrastructure projects


  • A relevant post graduate tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or related discipline is mandatory including but not limited to, Workplace Health & Safety, Applied Science and Risk Management (please see attached position description for eligible qualifications). 
  • Your qualification must be complete prior to February 2020.
  • A valid Rail Industry Worker (RIW) card, or the ability to obtain one is required as this role will be required to travel to various project sites across Victoria.
  • A current driver's licence is required as this role will be required to travel to suburban and regional project sites.

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. We want to know why you want to work at RPV, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. 

Applications close 11.59 pm – Sunday 17 November 2019. 

If you would like any further information, please email rpv-hr@railprojects.vic.gov.au 


Early Career Development Program - Safety  (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time / Up to 2 years - Fixed Term, Full Time

Job classification:

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Marissa Mitrione, HR Advisor | (03) 9655 6424.

Early Career Development Program - Safety  (See Advertisement)