Mar 272011

New Zealand’s Transport Accident Investigation Commission has an opportunity to be part of a small professional team in a dynamic organisation dedicated to making transport in New Zealand safer.

Do you enjoy investigating maritime occurrences to discover what went wrong; deciding what would help fix the situation; and using your conclusions to influence people and organisations to avoid similar incidents in the future?

The successful applicant will be responsible for:
  • Carrying out investigations into selected marine occurrences, but may also help with the Commission’s inquiries in the rail and air transport sectors
  • Writing detailed and unbiased reports in a timely manner with recommendations to influence safety improvements within the transport industry
For  team success you will have:
  • Experience as a sea-going Chief Engineer; or Marine Surveyor (engineering background); or Naval Architect with an in depth knowledge of the marine industry. Tertiary qualifications are preferred but not essential
  • A willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • A willingness to provide collaborative and cooperative support to team members
  • Some occurrence investigation experience
  • An ability to manage and progress several projects at any one time
  • An eye for detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • Strong analytical skills so you can quickly identify key points from large volumes of data
  • Strong English language writing skills
  • An ability to remain impartial, objective and discrete throughout an investigation
  • Be entitled to work in New Zealand, or to gain entitlement with Commission support
For further details contact Mark Turner on e.mail
Applications close 11 April 2011
The Transport Accident Investigation Commission is a standing Commission of Inquiry based in Wellington and is an EEO employer. We value our people’s commitment to providing a high quality public service and can offer a competitive salary in line with experience.

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