23 Jan 2017

Transport Safety Victoria seeks new Manager Accreditation


  • $111,484 – $149,188 plus superannuation
  • Full Time / Ongoing
  • Melbourne, CBD

The position of Manager Accreditation  forms a part of the Rail Safety Branch in the Transport Safety Victoria Division within Transport Group.

Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) is Victoria’s integrated safety regulator for bus, maritime and rail transport.

It is headed by the Director, Transport Safety (Safety Director) whose statutory object is to independently seek the highest transport safety standards that are reasonably practicable, consistent with the transport system’s vision and objectives under the Transport Integration Act 2010 (Vic).

This is achieved through administering bus, maritime and rail safety legislation that promotes transport safety outcomes in Victoria, including the following: Transport Integration Act 2010, Public Transport Competition Act 1995, Bus Safety Act 2009, Bus Safety Regulations 2010, Marine Safety Act 2010, Marine Safety Regulations 2012, Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012, Rail Safety National Law (South Australia) Act 2012, Rail Safety National Law National Regulations 2012, Rail Safety (Local Operations) Act 2006 (Vic), and Rail Safety (Local Operations) Regulations 2006.

TSV regulates the safety of all marine, train, tram and bus operations in Victoria, both directly, and through service arrangements with the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

The position reports to the Deputy Director, Operations and is primarily responsible for  managing the conduct of accreditation activities by TSV. The position provides leadership and guidance in a complex area of strategic importance that has significant impact on the delivery of policy.  The position is required to work with high level stakeholders, senior staff from other rail safety regulators and provide policy advice to government and key industry stakeholders.  The role also manages a multi-disciplinary team carrying out accreditation activities and supporting compliance activities as required.

To be successful in this role you will have Demonstrated knowledge and experience in managing a safety regulatory accreditation scheme and the ability to prepare analytical reports on all aspects of rail safety designed to inform planning and decision making processes.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, including a position description, and to apply please visit www.careers.vic.gov.au and refer to VG/032656.

Applications close 8 February 2017.