Safety Inspector

Job posted: 08/07/2024
Applications close: 21/07/2024 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: Safe Transport Victoria

Salary: $92,332 - $104,762

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: 3439

Reference: 3439

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the Role

Reporting to the Team Leader - Safety Inspectorate, the role is responsible for the in-field compliance activities that focus on the safety of the 3 modes we regulate.  Those being the Bus, Commercial Passenger Vehicle (CPV) and Maritime sectors. The purpose of the role is to influence safety via both educative and compliance measures across Victoria.

The responsibilities of the Safety Inspector role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the implementation of safety programs, initiatives, and projects to improve safety performance.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with compliance agencies and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Conduct thorough safety inspections with duty holders to assess compliance with safety regulations and standards.
  • Identify safety issues, hazards, and potential risks and take appropriate actions to rectify them.

Demonstrated experience working in compliance, enforcement and regulation and/or customer and stakeholder relations, along with the ability to work collaboratively with a range of internal and external stakeholders would be advantageous.

To access the Position Description, click here Safety Inspector


About You

You are an outcomes focused individual with a strong interest in ensuring safe journeys every time for the Bus, CPV and Maritime industries.  You value diversity, with the ability to problem solve and innovate.  Agility, adaptability, written and verbal communication are your strengths.  You have the ability to perform under pressure and can educate and deliver compliance actions when appropriate.  You are a team player who fosters professional working relationships.


Qualifications (Desirable)

  • Previous compliance or inspectorate experience
  • Marine Licence with PWC Endorsement with previous experience operating vessels
  • Cert IV Govt Investigations or higher
  • A Coxswains’ Certificate issued by a state or Commonwealth regulatory authority (or equivalent).  Applicants who do not hold this qualification will be required to undertake an appropriate medical assessment.

Full training to obtain relevant qualifications will be provided.


Further Information

For a confidential discussion, which could include the possibility of a part time role to support flexible working arrangements, please contact Greg Maloney, Acting Manager - Safety Inspectorate via  email greg.maloney@safetransport.vic.gov.au or mobile 0409 424 917.

It is an inherent requirement of this position that the employee is ready, willing, and able to perform work outside their ordinary place of residence, including at ST Vic workplaces.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period.  Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.


What we offer you?

ST Vic is committed to building a culture of flexible work arrangements, providing professional development programs and supporting ways of working that help employees balance work and life.  We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including veterans, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, are from varied cultural backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ+.

A Workplace committed to safety and wellbeing

ST Vic is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all its people, including contractors and visitors. We have a strong focus on initiating wellness events for our people to foster a sense of enjoyment and positive mental health.  In some instances, ST Vic also offers flexible working arrangements.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our diversity program helps us attract, recruit, retain, and develop a diverse workforce, fostering greater innovation, stronger customer connections, and increased wellbeing and satisfaction.

Learning and Development

We want you to grow, develop and learn with us!  ST Vic provides you with access to a range of internal and external learning and development opportunities to support your performance in your role and further your career aspirations.


How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button.  As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter of no more than 1 page in length addressing your skills, experience and interest in the position.

Applications close at 11:59pm on 21 July 2024.

Safety Inspector

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

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greg.maloney@safetransport.vic.gov.au - Acting Manager - Safety Inspectorate Greg Maloney - 0409424917

Safety Inspector