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Expression of Interest - Training Officer - Rail Safety

Date: 10-May-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain

About the Organisation


Metro is a multi-award winning organisation, and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive and safety focused and who are at the core of our success. You will be joining an organisation that is known as a global leader in its field but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies and focused on customer service. Our aim is to promote work/life balance, allow team members to bring their best to work and truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world-class railway service.


About the role

Due to amazing growth, MTMs Registered Training Organisation (RTO) – Metro Academy – is currently seeking Expressions of Interest for Training Officer roles in the Rail Safety space.

There are multiple opportunities - both permanent full time and part time. Reporting to the Rail Safety Senior Training Lead, these roles will deliver content and manage the assessment process in accordance with the requirements of the rail safety training program, business objectives, statutory and regulatory requirements and contractual obligations.

As an MTM employee, you will have access to free travel along the network.  



The key responsibilities of a Training Officer will include but not be limited to: 

  • Deliver Safeworking training to the internal and external stakeholders for the MTM business.
  • Deliver SWIRC training to the internal and external stakeholders to the MTM business and the respective renewal requirements as part of MTM business requirements.
  • Maintain existing and develop new courseware in line with business policy and procedures as well as Registered Training Organisation (RTO) standards for the delivery of accredited and non-accredited Safeworking training.
  • Manage the relationship with the learner (internal MTM business and third party contractors).
  • Assess learners in line with business policy and procedures as well as Registered Training Organisation (RTO) standards.

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in:

  • Experience working in a similar role, developing and delivering safety related content is preferred
  • Units of competence as follows will be considered: TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor , TLIF2081 Perform lookout duties or TLIF2082 Perform hand signaller duties
  • Experience working on track in the Safeworking space on the MTM network is preferred. (Other Accredited Rail Operator’s will be considered if the above competencies are held).
  • Experience working in construction will be highly regarded
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116 (TAE40110 with willingness to upgrade to TAE40116) is desirable, or willing to undertake.


Why work for Metro?


  • Attractive Remuneration: Excellent pay package with laptop and mobile phone
  • Career Progression: Career development support and opportunities to learn new skills within a multi-disciplinary environment while being able to make this role your own
  • Vibrant and Ambitious Team: A collaborative team of passionate people who are dedicated to delivering projects that improve the safety and reliability of Melbourne’s rail network
  • Permanent Opportunity: Our ongoing involvement in the exciting pipeline of major rail projects
  • Benefits: Free Myki travel across Victoria and other great corporate discounts
  • Work-Life Balance and Hybrid Working: We encourage flexibility and wellbeing; you will manage your own schedule and we will support you to thrive in your role. MTM supports flexible working arrangements.


This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the career you've developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters.


If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you!


Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.