Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions.
We work with several government agencies to coordinate road, rail, bus and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.
About the team
The Greater Sydney Division integrates transport modes including trains, metro and buses; critical infrastructure and services to support Sydney’s growing metropolitan population, projected to swell to over 12 million within the next 40 years.
The Transport Management Centre (TMC) is a 24 / 7 operations centre, which coordinates the live operations of our Transport network across NSW.
The centre handles over 200,000 calls each year reporting transport network incidents on our roads, rail, ferries and buses.
Right now, we have an opportunity for a Senior Transport Information Manager (part time) with demonstrated experience in an operational and hands on communications environment.
Working closely with senior operational staff in the Transport Operations Room, the focus of this role is to manage all aspects of front line information dissemination with relevant stakeholders to meet customer care objectives relating to unplanned incidents, planned events and road occupancies.
This role will see you leading and managing a communications team in a high pressure and complex operational environment to ensure the travelling public are advised of traffic and transport arrangement issues in a timely, concise and appropriate manner in line with the TfNSW social media, brand and communication protocols and strategies.
This is a fixed term (12 month) part time (3 day week) opportunity based in Eveleigh. The TMC is a 24 / 7 operations centre.
You will be required to work rostered shift work hours and act as a 24-hour contact for the organisation and the media.
What you will be involved in
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To be successful for this role, you will have demonstrated experience in an operational and hands on communications environment.
You will be a strategic thinker but equally able to convert complex operational information during major incidents and major events into information for the public, key stakeholders and executive briefings.
This is a challenging, high pressured yet rewarding role. You will be required to think on your feet and make decisions within a live 24 / 7 operations centre environment.
You are a leader that empowers your team and develops capability, whist leading from the front.
Tertiary qualifications in Communication, Journalism or a similar discipline and / or equivalent experience is essential, along with ability to identify issues with a high risk or potential public exposure and provide a managed response.
Ideally you will be familiar with available technologies such as camera, radio, and content management systems.
Salary and Benefits
The salary for this position is Transport Grade 9 ($135,898 - $152,204) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading (pro-rata).
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Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other.
If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Great people come from all walks of life. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.
We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability.
We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation.
If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call / text or email the contact person for this role.
For any enquiries, please contact Liz Moore or 0437 826 135 (Ref 5835)
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Applications close : 11 : 59pm Wednesday 23 September 2020