Team Leader, Maritime Safety Audit

TSV’s primary objective 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) (the Act). We do this by: • Administering bus and maritime safety legislation • Licensing, registering and accrediting operators and other industry participants • Monitoring transport industries’ and participants' systems for managing safety risks • Monitoring compliance with transport safety legislation • Taking enforcement action as appropriate to promote safety outcomes in Victoria. We work within the transport system policy framework that applies to the whole of the transport portfolio under the Act.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/TSV/TSV/1587100XT
Closing Date: 09-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 31 May 2023
Attachments: TSV - PD -Team Leader, Maritime Safety Audit.pdf (PDF, 131KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jean-Francois Barallon
0407 165 624

Position Details

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS 5 - $102,637 - $124,183 plus superannuation
  • Tenure: Fixed Term – until 31 May 2023
  • Employment Type: Full time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual Work Location: Level 12 / 1 Spring Street Melbourne Vic 3000

About the Team

As the state's maritime safety regulator, TSV plays an active role in ensuring safe waterways, safe vessels and safe operators, with the primary mission that every boater returns home safely from a trip on the water. This is achieved by administering a regulatory framework that focusses on a balanced approach to education, compliance monitoring, program delivery, enforcement and the setting of standards.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager Ports, Shipping & Maritime Emergencies, the Team Leader, Maritime Safety Audit will be responsible for leading a team to monitor the compliance of maritime industry stakeholders with designated safety duty obligations. The position will lead the development and implementation of a risk-based, outcomes focussed compliance inspection and audit framework, including the development of processes, procedures, and other systems of work to support the organisations capability to deliver the framework.

About You

  • People management: Aligns team with the organisational values and strategic goals through effective people management and modelling, clearly defines role expectations.
  • Stakeholder management: Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders at all levels, identify issues in common for one or more stakeholders and use this to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes. Proven ability to identify and respond to stakeholders underlying needs and gain an understanding of stakeholder's organisational context to positively influence and negotiate outcomes.
  • Initiative and accountability: Proactive self-starter, with an ability to seize opportunities and act upon them, taking responsibility for own actions whilst open to new ideas, accepting and adapting to changed priorities.
  • Interpersonal skills: Proven experience in concisely conveying ideas, information, and advice. Ability to handle difficult and sensitive conversations and use knowledge of stakeholders to influence a course of action to achieve organisational objectives.
  • Planning and organisation: Demonstrated analytical thinking with an aptitude for problem solving and identifying logical options and solutions. Demonstrated ability to set clearly defined objectives and priorities for work programs, establishing systems and procedures to guide work and track progress while working across a range of different timeframes.
  • Specialist Expertise: Experience in planning and conducting complex safety audits and/or other regulatory compliance activities is mandatory (experience in COVID Safe Audits would be well regarded).

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport and Transport Safety Victoria are committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network. We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable. More information on the PD attached.

How to Apply

Candidates are to submit a CV and a cover letter outlining their suitability to the position in line with the Key Selection Criteria (max 2 pages). If you have previously submitted an application for this position, need not apply.  Applications close 11.59pm on 9 December 2021. 

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness. Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Jean-Francois Barallon, Manager Ports, Shipping & Maritime Emergencies on 0407 165 624. Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.


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