ONRSR - Careers

Working at ONRSR

The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) aims to enhance and promote rail safety nationally through effective risk-based regulation.

ONRSR seeks people with the vision to contribute to the safety of Australia’s railways – people who are motivated by the opportunity to improve rail safety and by the benefits this delivers to the Australian community.



Advantages of working at ONRSR
Working with ONRSR, you’ll be part of a national network of professionals, and will enjoy the advantages of:

Competitive salaries

Opportunities to let your expertise shine

Job security

A flexible and mobile workplace

Autonomous, self-motivated roles

Opportunities to work across functions

Training and knowledge development


A Healthy Workplace

ONRSR actively encourages productive working relationships, a healthy work-life balance, workplace diversity and development of expertise. You will work for an organisation which offers a commitment to learning and development and flexible work and lifestyle options. Roles at ONRSR have a high level of autonomy and are well suited to self-motivated staff. ONRSR looks for people who are professional, strive for continuous improvement and are diligent in their approach to work.

We are a small but complex organisation, with a wide range of stakeholders and an obligation to enforce the Rail Safety National Law. The National Office is in Adelaide with other offices in Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.

Preparing to apply?

ONRSR values concise applications that demonstrate why you are suitable for a role. Make sure your cover letter and resume support this with the most relevant points at the top. We receive a lot of applications, so a strong and to-the-point application is more likely to stand out.

Current Vacancies:  Click on the Current Vacancies button above to view our advertised jobs and follow the instructions to apply. If you have any questions, please contact the person whose name appears in the job ad or email recruitment@onrsr.com.au

Expression of Interest:  Click on the Expression of Interest button above to submit your resume and cover letter.  Please specify what kind of position you are seeking.  If you have any questions, please email recruitment@onrsr.com.au