Safety Officer (Early Career Development Program) (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 21/05/2021
Applications close: 20/06/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 2 years

Organisation: Rail Projects Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: VG/1536440

Reference: VG/1536440

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

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 (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).

This program is a unique opportunity for a self-starting safety professional to join Rail Projects Victoria. 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 contributing 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 

  • Highly focused and driven
  • Passionate about contributing to the delivery of major rail infrastructure projects
  • Excited to work within a high-performing project team and drive exceptional outcomes
  • Eager to start a career in Safety

To be eligible for this position you must have:

  • A relevant post graduate tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or a related discipline, completed prior to July 2021 (please see attached position description for eligible qualifications). 
  • Valid Rail Industry Worker (RIW) card, or the ability to obtain one.
  • Current driver's licence 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 the 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 20 JUNE 2021. 

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

Safety Officer (Early Career Development Program) (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time / 2 years

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RPV HR | rpv-hr@railprojects.vic.gov.au

Safety Officer (Early Career Development Program) (See Advertisement)