ONRSR - Senior Investigator – Melbourne
Full time role with national rail safety organisationFlexible work arrangement options availableUse your regulatory, accident, rail or heavy industry investigations experience in a national investigation teamAbout the RoleWe are looking for an experienced Senior Investigator based at ONRSR’s national office in Melbourne - who can plan, participate and lead investigations into alleged or suspected non-compliance and breaches of the Rail Safety National Law.Reporting to the National Manager Investigations, the Senior Investigator will undertake and prepare investigation plans, witness statements, record of interviews, briefs of evidence and on occasion, act as a representative of ONRSR at courts and tribunals.The position works in close relationship with the other members of the investigations team along with rail safety officers, to conduct investigations into rail incidents to identify safety deficiencies and breaches of legislation and accreditation of rail transport operators.About youYou will need to contribute to a national team. We have senior investigators working in most capital cities and you will be liaising with your remote team members regularly. You will be a team player who can demonstrate initiative and adopt a collaborative approach in the work environment.It is expected that you will be proactive and possess a strong work ethic to work autonomously under broad direction. We are a small organisation which means you will have the opportunity to be exposed to many areas of the business and take up opportunities to further your career.You will have extensive experience in conducting interviews, preparing statements (and affidavits) and the use of investigation powers to identify, collect, secure and manage evidence and confidential information from regulatory activities and compliance investigations.This is a unique role, which will allow you to apply your experience in stakeholder engagement and relationship management. You will manage both internal and external stakeholders ranging from public to private sector. Your professional, rationale, calm communication and interpersonal skills will need to be strong - in order to represent ONRSR and succeed in the role. Your seasoned abilities in research and analysis will see you working collaboratively with Legal Counsel and developing high-quality written reports and briefs of evidence to support ONRSR responses; which may include educative, administrative, and enforcement outcomes before the courts.You will be required to work on, and around railway environments, so you must be able to meet the requirement of a Rail Industry Category 3 health assessment and have the emotional and psychological maturity to cope with the possibility of difficult situations. You will have a willingness to undertake field work that may be outside of normal working hours with some interstate and remote travel.To be successful in the role you should be able to demonstrate experience and/or hold formal qualifications in the following fields:Conducting and coordinating complex investigations.Incident or accident investigation.Knowledge of risk and safety management systems.Regulatory, enforcement or compliance experience.About UsONRSR has the responsibility for regulatory oversight of rail safety throughout Australia. As an independent regulatory authority, ONRSR pursues safe railways for Australia by encouraging safe rail operations, enforcing national compliance with the Rail Safety National Law, and promoting and improving rail safety across the country.We actively encourage productive working relationships, a healthy work-life balance, workplace diversity and development of expertise.  In addition, the organisation offers a commitment to learning and development and flexible work options.  Further details on the benefits of working at ONRSR can be found at http://onrsr.com.au/about-onrsr/working-at-onrsrHow to applyRead the Position Description which is shown below or can be found here: http://careers.onrsr.com.au/current-vacancies/ then prepare the following documents:Cover letter of no more than 2 pages detailing why you are suited to the roleYour ResumeThree referees….then click on APPLYAs part of the recruitment and selection process, you will be required to undertake a Criminal History Check if you are one of the preferred candidates.  The results may not necessarily preclude appointment to the position.Salary:  $105,148 - $116,430 pa. + SuperEnquiries to: Annette Hennessy, Business Support Officer, 08 84061514Applications close: COB Thursday 11 February 2021.NOTE:You must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.Applications are sought from direct candidates only. No agencies please.Application closing dates are at the discretion of ONRSR and may change without notice.Position Description - Senior Investigator 105148 AUD Adelaide