Jan 282010

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has a vacancy for an Rail / Marine Recorders Analyst in our Canberra office.

We are looking a highly motivated individual to work as part of a small team of transport safety professionals. The position broadly involves the application of engineering science to the investigation and analysis of transport safety occurrences.

Title: Rail / Marine Recorders Analyst

Classification: APS4 – APS6, dependent upon experience

Position Number: 10/1118

Tenure: Ongoing, Full-time

Salary: Au$53,827 to Au$74,541

Division: Technical Analysis Branch

Location: Canberra

Security Clearance: Entry level

Close Date: 12 February 2010

Contact Officer: Neville Blyth on (02) 6274 6472 or neville.blyth@atsb.gov.au

About the Position

The Rail / Marine Recorders Analyst will provide comprehensive technical support to the rail and marine investigation teams, by assisting in the recovery, analysis and presentation of recorded data from rail / marine transport vehicles and support infrastructure.

The candidates should have an ongoing interest in the rail / marine transport fields and an awareness of current safety issues affecting those industries.  An applied science or engineering qualification in the rail / marine fields, or digital electronics, electrical systems, computer systems or a related field is also required, along with experience in the use of computer-based techniques for the analysis, interpretation and presentation of engineering data. The candidate should have well-formed analytical, research and problem-solving skills, with the ability to produce comprehensive and well written technical reports.

Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens.

ATSB jobs are only open to Australian citizens, although in some cases, non-Australian citizens may be considered for employment. Any offer of employment will generally be made on the condition that an applicant is eligible to obtain Australian citizenship and will endeavour to do so.

All positions in ATSB are security assessed and successful applicants will need to obtain and maintain a security clearance at an appropriate level. Security clearance forms will be sent to all successful candidates with their letter of offer. These papers must be completed and returned prior to their commencement.

Applications should be sent to:

ATSB Recruitment Officer
PO Box 967
Civic Square, ACT 2608

Selection Criteria and Duty Statement [DOCDOC: 21KB] [PDFPDF: 25KB]

Application Kit [DOCDOC: 38KB] [PDFPDF: 243KB]

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