The strength of the ATSB is its people. The staff of the ATSB are a small group of highly committed professionals, working together with a strong common purpose – to improve safety. We approach our work in accordance with five key principles intended to maintain trust in our organisation:
Independence we think for ourselves
Engagement we work with others
Rigour we rely on evidence
Innovation we are open to new ideas
Relevance we make a difference
As professional public servants, we behave in a manner that upholds the integrity and good reputation of the ATSB. We also foster the ‘one APS’ model through our adherence of the
APS Values, Employment Principles and Code of Conduct.
In support of these claims are our organisational wellbeing indicators generated through recent staff surveys including;
– 85% positive My job gives me opportunities to utilise my skills, knowledge and experience
– 80% positive Employees in my agency feel they are valued for their contribution
– 98% positive I am willing to put in the extra effort to get the job done
– 90% positive (remaining 10% were neutral) The behaviour of the people I work with is consistent with the APS Values and Code of Conduct
– 86% positive I would recommend my agency as a good place to work
– 85% positive I am proud to work in my agency
Another important facet of our culture is the ATSB’s ongoing commitment to creating an inclusive workplace that recognises and values the contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. These commitments are articulated through our Workforce Diversity Program 2011-2014, Agency Multicultural Plan 2013-2015 and Workplace Bullying and Harassment Procedure respectively.
– 84% positive Employees in my agency feel they are valued for their contributions Employment benefits
The ATSB’s employment conditions are established through the 2011-2014 Enterprise Agreement. ATSB employees receive competitive salaries and a range of other generous provisions associated with superannuation (15.4% employer contribution), allowances, various leave types and flexible working arrangements.
– 86% positive I am satisfied with the non-monetary employment conditions
– 78% positive I am generally able to keep a balance between my work and personal life
In addition, the ATSB recognises that high quality learning and development is vital to the success of any operationally focussed organisation that relies on its credibility to effect positive safety outcomes. Accordingly, the ATSB remains fully committed to maintaining its status as a Registered Training Organisation, scoped to deliver the nationally accredited Diploma of Transport Safety Investigation. Beyond this world class investigator training program, all ATSB employees have access to ongoing professional development opportunities including the ability to maintain industry/corporate based qualifications (where practical) and targeted tertiary pursuits.
– 88% positive My workplace provides access to effective learning and development
– 85% positive My workplace provides opportunities to increase knowledge and or experience in my job
Being an operationally focussed organisation, the ATSB is also fully committed to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of its employees. This commitment is driven through our dedicated Work, Health and Safety Committee and those senior officers appointed under the
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Cth).
– 96% positive The people in my work group are committed to workplace safety
– 98% positive My supervisor is committed to workplace safety Related Links