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Senior Officer Systems

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Work type: full-time
Location: Canberra
Categories: Enforcement & Inspector Support

Senior Officer Systems

$88,494 - $105,666 + superannuation (15.4%)

Canberra based




At the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), we acknowledge the value diversity brings. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, people with a disability and people from other diverse backgrounds.

AMSA is Australia’s National agency responsible for coordinating maritime and aviation search and rescue. We regulate domestic commercial vessels, Australian and foreign shipping – from 12 metre prawn trawlers to 350 metre liquefied natural gas tankers, and everything commercial in between. We are also responsible for protecting Australia’s precious marine environments like the Great Barrier Reef, from the impacts of shipping.

Our stakeholders are just as diverse as our role but our mission connects them all and inspires our people to make a real difference every day – “Safe and clean seas, saving lives”.  AMSA offers unique and challenging career opportunities, and we employ around 430 people across Australia.  To learn more about our organisation please visit our website.



As the Senior Officer Systems, you will provide operational support and functional assistance to the Enforcement and Inspector Support team (EIS), including support to EIS officers during the conduct of investigations.

Specifically, in this role you will manage the team’s quality assurance function, audit process and outcomes, including maintaining document control. You will be responsible for developing and providing responses to complex enquiries from internal and external stakeholders.

This role will also see you manage the process for delivering high quality reports based on compliance and enforcement data. You will prepare complex reports based on analysis and interpretation of compliance and enforcement data.

Reporting to the Manager, Enforcement and Inspector Support, you will be part of a strong customer focused and results driven team of professionals.



To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated experience in providing functional, project and administrative support in a busy team environment. You will have experience in developing and applying efficient and effective work processes and procedures.

You will be a natural promoter and influencer, with an ability to engage and network with a variety of stakeholders. You will possess strong presentation, written and interpersonal communication skills.

You will have a solid understanding of contemporary IT systems, project management and experience in the operation of Investigation Case Management systems.

For a full list of prerequisites and required capabilities for this role, please refer to the position description.


Note: Information about our terms and conditions of employment are contained in the AMSA Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019.



Please complete your application on our website via the Careers at AMSA page by 11:55pm Thursday 3 December 2020. You will need to provide:

  • your resume
  • a one page pitch (maximum 800 words) outlining how your skills and experience meet the  requirements of the role – please see link to the position description for full details.

If you would like more information about this role and how it contributes to AMSA’s mission, please contact David Marsh, Manager Enforcement and Inspector Support on 03 8612 6005.


If you are having difficulties or have questions about our online recruitment system, please contact Human Resources on 02-6279 5520.

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