Senior Surveyor - Flag State Control
$124,636 - $144,487 + 15.4% superannuation
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is Australia’s national agency responsible for maritime safety, protection of the marine environment, and maritime aviation search and rescue. We are a statutory authority established under the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 (AMSA Act).
At AMSA we ensure safe vessel operations, combat marine pollution and rescue people in distress. We work closely with other Australian and international government agencies and related industries, providing valuable advice and expertise to ensure we, and others deliver on our mission.
It is an exciting time at AMSA, as we have recently assumed the full service delivery for the National System for Domestic Commercial Vessels. As we chart new territory, it creates greater opportunities to engage and have an even bigger impact on the Australian Maritime industry.
AMSA employs around 400 people across Australia. We offer unique and challenging career opportunities for our employees, who come from a range of diverse backgrounds. Our employees represent our values, and operate in a PROFESSIONAL and COLLABORATIVE way; are DEDICATED to our mission and are ACCOUNTABLE for decisions and actions.
Working at AMSA will give you an opportunity to make a real difference and actively contribute towards AMSA’s vision for Safe and clean seas, saving lives.
To learn more about our organisation, our AMSA Values and our people, please visit our website.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As the Senior Surveyor – Flag State Control, you will be a key contributor to AMSA’s flag state inspection program and administration functions. You will be a trusted advisor providing support to both internal and external stakeholders in regards to AMSA’s role as a flag state issuing body.
You will be a technical expert undertaking assessment work in the issuing of safety and pollution certificates and other documentation for the certification of an Australian flag vessel; providing technical advice at meetings and via written briefs. You will also have the opportunity to represent AMSA at various national industry and government forums.
You will play a key role in the drafting of Marine Notices, Marine Orders, Instructions to Class guidance documents, procedures and other associated instructions and guidelines. The role will also see you monitor and contribute technical advice in the development of a broad range of policies and procedures in relation to Flag State administration.
Reporting to the Principal Marine Surveyor – Flag State Control you will be part of a team of professional, technical experts that are passionate about the role they play in contributing to AMSA’s corporate goals.
ABOUT THE PERSON
To be successful in this position, you will have solid foundations within the Australian Maritime industry, operating at a senior capacity. You will have a sound understanding of ship statutory survey regimes and be technically qualified in marine engineering or equivalent qualifications in electrical, mechanical or structural engineering.
Your knowledge and understanding of the applications of Conventions and domestic legislation and the role of Recognised Organisations and Classification Societies will be key to your success.
You will have strong written and verbal communication skills with experience presenting and communicating information to a variety of audiences. You will be a natural promoter with an ability to build strong working relationships and networks to promote ideas and make an impact.
For a full list of prerequisites and required capabilities for this role, please refer to the position description.
At AMSA, we acknowledge the value diversity can bring to assist us in delivering against our mission to contribute towards ‘Safe and clean seas, saving lives’. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, people with a disability and people from other diverse backgrounds. For further information, please refer to AMSA Diversity Plan 2014-2017.
WHAT WE OFFER
Exciting and challenging work which directly contributes to AMSA’s mission, strategy and the impact we make to the community
A collaborative work environment where you can contribute to AMSA’s strong reputation as maritime regulator, through working with dedicated colleagues who provide regulatory oversight to one of the safest maritime regions in the world
The opportunity to work with supportive, passionate and collaborative colleagues and leaders who encourage and support each other to achieve positive outcomes and success
An inclusive workplace with attractive remuneration package, including generous employer superannuation contributions
Employee rewards, recognition and benefits that support workplace achievement and work life balance
Note: Information about our terms and conditions of employment are contained in the AMSA Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019.
HOW TO APPLY
All applications should be completed on our website via the Careers at AMSA page by 11:30pm Sunday 12 August 2018. As part of your application you will need to provide;
a cover letter (maximum 800 words) outlines how your skills and experience meet the prerequisites and required capabilities of the role – please see link to the position description for full details
If you would like more information about this role, please contact Bruce Whitby – Head of Inspections on 02 6279 5957.www.amsa.gov.au/jobs