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Engineering Services Aboriginal Trainee

Organisation/Entity: Technical & Project Services
Job Category:
  • Education And/Or Training | Vocational Education and Training/TAFE
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region
  • Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lismore & Far North Coast
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West
  • Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Job Reference Number: 00005M45
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 5
Total Remuneration Package: Public Sector Trainee Award ($16,302 - $33,341), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 8837 0489 - Peter Hansen
Closing Date: 05/11/2017 - 11:59 PM


• Great opportunity to work with Roads and Maritime Services
• A challenging and rewarding role
• 5 X Temporary role for 2 years 
• Locations: Parramatta, Wollongong, Wagga Wagga, Parkes, Grafton and Newcastle

The opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for an Aboriginal Trainee to be a part of our Engineering Services team within Roads and Maritime Services. This position plays a key role in Technical & Project Services.

The trainee is required to assist with duties as directed by the mentor/manager in areas of surveying, laboratory techniques, geotechnical and pavement design, and road design in various locations as assigned through the Aboriginal Traineeship Program. The trainee will undertake a Certificate IV qualification during the 2 year traineeship as part of the program.

We are looking for an Aboriginal trainee who is able to self-manage career path and sure all commitments related to training are completed along with the on job training.

About Us
Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,500 employees and an annual budget of $5.5 billion.

As part of Transport for NSW we are responsible for implementing strategic and essential frontline services to the people of NSW who use roads, harbours and waterways.

We improve the movement of people by various transport modes, including public transport (bus and ferry), cycling and walking, as well as motor vehicles. We also deliver initiatives to improve the movement of goods on the freight network, by improving accessibility and infrastructure, with a focus on reliability, productivity and safety initiatives.

We offer diverse and challenging career opportunities for professional and technical specialists, trades, and people interested in making a difference to transport operations and road safety in New South Wales.

When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that will offer you generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills.

As the key agency in NSW for road safety, traffic management and planning, road building and maintenance, as well as improving maritime safety, we want our staff to reach their full potential.

Remuneration package – Public Sector Trainee Award ($16,302 - $33,341), plus employers contribution to superannuation, plus annual leave loading

Our commitment to Diversity
TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

Our commitment to Flexiblity
At Roads and Maritime, we know that flexibility works. It helps us develop effective, committed and high-performing teams and also enables us all to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
We have a range of flexible options available including part time work, job sharing, working remotely from different locations and variable start and finish times.

How to apply
Click on APPLY button. For further information, please visit our internet site Roads & Maritime or to view the position description and Applicant Information Pack please click on links provided.

For any enquiries, please contact Peter Hansen on 02 8837 0489 and quote ref number 00005M45

Please note: successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks. If you have location preference please state these in your application cover letter.

Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 5 November 2017

Key Application Responses

When preparing your application - Your written application must stand on its merits. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the Selection Criteria (Skills/Experience) for the position you will not proceed through the selection process. The completeness and relevance of your application will determine whether or not you are called for an interview.

1. Demonstrated aptitude in Maths and English.
2. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
3. Ability to work in a team environment.
4. Ability to work at heights, in confined spaces and within traffic, as required.
5. Basic understanding of civil construction.
6. Basic computer literacy.
7. Awareness of Work Health and Safety.
8. This is a dedicated Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander position. Applicants must be able to prove Aboriginal descent through parentage, identification as being an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and being accepted in the community as such. Exemption is claimed under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act.