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Advisor AtoN/ETC Asset Management

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Work type: full-time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Asset Capability

$110,107 - $128,413 + superannuation (15.4%)
Brisbane based
12 months Non-going 


The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is responsible for the safety of international shipping and domestic commercial vessels, protection of the environment from ship sourced pollution and search and rescue nationally. Our operations are diverse; from regulating fishing boats to 345 metre liquefied natural gas tankers, and everything commercial in between. We help protect Australia’s precious marine environments like the Great Barrier Reef from the impacts of shipping, and rescue people in distress in waters surrounding Australia. AMSA’s functions include vessel and seafarer safety, incident management and responding to ship sourced pollution events. 

We work with a range of stakeholders across governments, industry and the community reflecting the complexity, challenges and opportunities of our business. Our vision connects them all and inspires our talented people to make a real difference every day – “Safe and clean seas, saving lives”

AMSA offers unique and interesting career opportunities, and we employ around 440 people across Australia.  To learn more about our organisation please visit our website.


As the Advisor AtoN Asset Management, you will be responsible for undertaking high-level administration of AMSA’s aids to navigation network (AtoN) maintenance and emergency towage capability services and the associated contracts. 

You will play a key role in managing AtoN maintenance projects, resolve operational and property issues and manage the annual AtoN audit program.


To be successful in this position, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary project/contract management qualifications or relevant engineering or trade background. 
  • Extensive experience in managing multiple contracts and/or projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing business submissions, including financial estimates and budgets.
  • Experience in auditing external service provider contract deliverables.
  • Thorough understanding of contemporary safety, environmental and risk management practices.

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.


At AMSA we acknowledge the value diversity brings. Given the diversity of our role and our impact and influence on communities right across Australia, it is essential that we can draw on the diversity of our people in order to successfully deliver against our mission as a regulator of “ensuring safe vessel operations, combatting marine pollution and rescuing people in distress”.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, people with a disability and people from other diverse backgrounds.  You can find more information about AMSA diversity and inclusion initiatives set out in our Diversity and Inclusion Plan here.


Please complete your application on our website via the Careers at AMSA page by 11:55pm (AEST) Tuesday 25 January 2022. You will need to provide;

  • your resume (a maximum of 3 pages)
  • a brief cover letter (maximum 800 words) outlining what you will bring to this role.

For any questions regarding the role please contact David Jeffkins, Principal Advisor - Aton Asset Management at

If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact Human Resources on

AMSA supports flexible work in recognition of the importance of balancing work and personal commitments. AMSA is committed to a performance-based culture where flexibility is an accepted part of how work gets done.


Position Description

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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