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Statutory Authorities Vacancy N.N. 10715384
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Closing date: Sunday, 19 November 2017
Job Title: Port Marine Surveyor
Division: Operations
Branch: Regional
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $122,558 - $122,558
Location: Melbourne - VIC; Newcastle - NSW; Cairns - QLD; Port Hedland - WA; Karratha - WA
Agency Classification: Entry Level Port Marine Surveyor
Agency Employment Act: Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990
Position No: 429_10/17 OPER
Agency Website:

Job Description



Port Marine Surveyors play a critical role in achieving our vision of ‘safe and clean seas, saving lives’. Our Surveyors investigate and establish the seaworthiness of vessels and contribute to safe and pollution-free maritime operations in Australia.

As a Port Marine Surveyor you will work as part of a supportive national team, undertaking marine surveys, inspections, investigations and qualifications services. You will work extensively with internal and external stakeholders on a range of technical matters that make a real difference to achieving safety outcomes in the maritime industry.

We are currently recruiting for positions in the following locations:
• Melbourne (engineer only)
• Newcastle
• Cairns
• Port Hedland
• Karratha



In order to apply for a Port Marine Surveyor role you will need to hold an STCW Marine Engineer Class 1 or Master (Unlimited), whether valid or not, or a relevant equivalent degree (e.g. Naval Architect). Additionally, you will need to possess knowledge of the domestic and international maritime safety regulation and ship inspection regimes.

Please note: Candidates interested in applying for the Melbourne position must hold an engineering qualification as you will be involved in the certification of engineering qualifications.

You will need to be a team player who can liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders, and logically and objectively assess situations when working under pressure.

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.



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, and period of transition here at AMSA, as we prepare for one of the most significant changes in our history – assuming full service delivery for the National System for Domestic Commercial Vessels, from 1 July 2018.

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.


• 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 leaders who encourage and provide opportunities for you to further develop your capabilities and achieve your career goals
• 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.


All applications should be completed on our website via the Careers at AMSA page by 11.30pm Sunday 19 November 2017. As part of your application you will need to provide;

• your resume
• 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 Wayne Cooper, Manager Operations South on 03 8612 6010.

To Apply

Selection Documentation:
Agency Recruitment Site:
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS45-Fri - 03 Nov 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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