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Careers at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Working as “one team”, we have created an operational environment where our greatest resource – our people – will more effectively bring to bear their collective wealth of core skills and attributes to improve transport safety across the aviation, rail and marine transport sectors.

The ATSB's function is to improve safety and public confidence in the aviation, marine and rail modes of transport through excellence in:

  • independent investigation of transport accidents and other safety occurrences;
  • safety data recording, analysis and research; and
  • fostering safety awareness, knowledge and action.

Should you require further assistance in terms of submitting your application, please contact our Recruitment Officer on 02 6274 6687 or via email to: recruitment@atsb.gov.au


Current position vacant

Title:Safety Reporting Officer(s)
Classification:APS Level 5
Position number:2018/05
Tenure:Ongoing (Full time)
Salary:$70,717 - $76,356
Branch:Transport Safety
Security clearance:Baseline
Close date:25 June 2018
Contact officer:Danielle Hickling on (02) 6274 7771

About the position

The Safety Reporting team are a highly regarded group of professionals dedicated to maintaining the records from reported transport safety accidents/incidents and confidential hazard reports. The bulk of this work involves aviation, but you will also have involvement with marine and rail incidents and accident reports. Accordingly, as a team member you will need to apply your established industry based experience in aviation, rail and/or marine and highly developed information technology skills to undertake a range of tasks including:

  • coding and entry of transport safety occurrence reports (from mandatory incident and accident reporting)
  • the preparation and publication of occurrence briefs
  • conducting follow-up activities with operators and industry stakeholders
  • completing quality assurance for occurrence records
  • ensuring data integrity is maintained in accordance with the quality system
  • managing the accident ‘hotline’ during business hours
  • extracting statistical related data for internal and external consumption
  • liaising with Australian and overseas aviation industry stakeholders and the general public
  • supporting internal investigative staff as required.

Application kit: (including position description and selection criteria)

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Applicant coversheet: (Attachment A)

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Last update 09 February 2018