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Advisor Safety Liaison - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

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Work type: full-time
Location: Flexible, Cairns, Darwin, Thursday Island
Categories: Vessel Operations

Advisor, Safety Liaison - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

$112,199 to $130,853 + superannuation (15.4%)

Darwin, Cairns or Thursday Island based

Ongoing

 

ABOUT AMSA

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.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Reporting to the Principal Advisor Human Factors, the Advisor Safety Liaison - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander will manage relationships between AMSA and a diverse group of stakeholders, mainly focusing on Indigenous stakeholders. Through these relationships, this role will assist to improve maritime safety regulation outcomes for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander People and their communities.

 

ABOUT THE PERSON

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

  • an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to tailor messages to different audiences
  • Stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to listen and understand concerns and find compromises and solutions, while maintaining a robust regulatory relationship.
  • A current motor vehicle driver’s licence
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in safety or maritime will be beneficial but not essential.

For more information about 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. 

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

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. 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please complete your application on our website via the Careers at AMSA page by 11:55 PM, Thursday 11 August 2022. You will need to provide:

  • your resume (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 Michelle Grech on 02 6279 5045 or michelle.grech@amsa.gov.au

If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact Human Resources on recruitment@amsa.gov.au

 

ACCESS TO FLEXIBLE WORKING OPTIONS

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.

 

AMSA does not engage staff under the APS Act. AMSA engages employees under the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 and our remuneration arrangements are specific to AMSA

Position Description

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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