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Statutory Authorities Vacancy N.N. 10752700
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Closing date: Sunday, 23 June 2019
Job Title: Advisor, Response
Division: Response
Branch: Crisis Preparedness & Response
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $105,831 - $123,426
Location: Braddon - ACT
Agency Classification: AMSA 6
Agency Employment Act: Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990
Position No: 610_06/19 RESP
Agency Website:

Job Description


In the role of Advisor Response, you will assist with the management maintenance and storage programmes for AMSA pollution response equipment.

Specifically, in this role you will coordinate the maintenance program for National Plan equipment including inspections and audits of equipment, and the preparation of reports and recommendations on inspection findings. You will coordinate procurement activities and attend/conduct assessment and acceptance trials.

This role will see you assist in the operational response to a pollution incidents as an AMSA advisor or as a member of the Spill Response Team.

Reporting to the Senior Advisor Response, you will be part of a strong results driven team of professionals.


To be successful in this position, you will have experience in Project Management, and/or experience in undertaking, managing and auditing equipment maintenance and storage programs.

Your experience with stakeholder management will be key to your success. You will be well adept in the managing budgets and projects and be familiar with procurement procedures.

You will be a natural promoter and influencer, with an ability to engage and network with a variety of stakeholders. You will possess strong presentation, written and verbal capacities and you will be technically qualified.

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 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 opportunities to engage further 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.

• 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.

All applications should be completed on our website via the Careers at AMSA page by 11:30pm Sunday 23 June 2019. As part of your application you will need to provide;
• your resume
• a cover letter (maximum 800 words) outlining 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 Andrew Griffiths, Senior Advisor, Response on 02 6279 5917.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

12 months

To Apply

Selection Documentation: AMSA Recruitment, 02 6279 5998,
Position Contact: Andrew Griffiths, 02 6279 5917
Apply Address:
Agency Recruitment Site:
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS24-Wed - 12 Jun 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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