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Senior Officer Learning and Development

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Work type: full-time
Location: Canberra
Categories: Response Planning

Senior Officer Learning and Development
$91,979 – $109,827 + 15.4% super


The role requires the successful applicant to demonstrate experience in successfully contributing projects, training courses, stakeholder engagement, procurement, contracts, RTO compliance requirements and implementation of program related activities.

Applicants for the role should have demonstrated experience in using a range of learning technologies and learning management system and in the development of training materials.

You will be responsible for:

  • Design, review. develop, implement, and evaluate learning and development materials, including training and assessment strategies, learner, trainer and assessor materials, in accordance with current AMSA RTO policies and ASQA standards.
  • Project manage and contribute to the development of e-Learning and blended learning training courses, ensuring best practice in adult learning.
  • Work in a team to coordinate development, engagement and delivery of annualised national and internal training programs, including professional training of the National Response Team, AMSA Response Centre, and other relevant AMSA response areas.
  • Coordinate training course logistical requirements and administration including learner management processes.
  • Work in a team to identify, implement and evaluate continuous improvement to support strategic training directions and organisational priorities.


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

  • Hold a TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training Assessment (or a directly relevant qualification).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in adult learning and instructional design principles for the development, delivery, facilitation, assessment, and continuous improvement for both face-to-face and e-Learning programs.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or training environment with an understanding of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Quality Framework (VQF) and VET regulation.
  • Demonstrated technical skills in MS Office, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and other collaborative platforms.

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.


We are committed a supportive and collaborative work environment, which is why AMSA offers:

  • Flexible work including work from home arrangements
  • Health and wellbeing programs including annual flu vaccinations and a healthy lifestyle reimbursement
  • An office-wide Christmas period shutdown (in addition to annual leave provisions)
  • An ability to work for an organisation charged with protecting our marine environments and saving lives


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.

AMSA offers unique and interesting career opportunities, and we employ around 450 people across Australia. To learn more about our organisation please visit our website.


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”.

AMSA has developed and is implementing a Gender Equity Action Plan, which establishes a clear pathway for the organisation to achieve gender equity from the inside out.  

We also 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 9th of June. 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 Elena Bristot on 02 6279 5727.

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

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


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