Rail Management Centre, Trainee Network Control Officer

at Queensland Rail
Published June 11, 2024
Location Brisbane, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Rail Management Centre, Trainee Network Control Officer Queensland Rail location Brisbane.

Company description Queensland Rail's purpose is to provide a customer-focused, safe, reliable, on-time, value for money rail service that benefits the community, supports industry and is integrated with the public transport system. The organisation's vision is connecting communities through a modern, world-class rail service.

Job description you'll connect Queensland. We'll connect you to an amazing career.Queensland Rail is built on true connection; and everything we achieve is made possible by you. For over 150 years, our team has played an important role in connecting people and communities across the state. We are excited to announce there are multiple opportunities available to join the team as a Trainee Network Control Officer within our Rail Management Centre (located in Bowen Hills, Brisbane). There is more to the role of a Network Control Officer than you may think, click on the link to find out more.

What's on offer a Starting base salary of $79,000 per annum plus 12.75% super while in the Certificate IV in Rail Network Control Training Program. Gain a qualification with us by completing a Certificate IV in Rail Network Control. The potential to earn approximately $160,000 plus superannuation once qualified and working the current 24/7 shifts roster). Ongoing support to develop your career including leadership, training and project opportunities.

Your opportunity working in the control room of our Rail Management Centre in Bowen Hills, you will learn to control and coordinate the rail network within the Southeast Queensland region. You will play a key role in connecting communities and providing a world class rail services for our customers. This opportunity provides a specific training pathway to become a qualified Network Control Officer with Queensland Rail.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity which requires our successful applicants to learn and grow through a structured training program. The program includes a start date of Monday the 30th of September 2024. An intensive 18 week training program, combining classroom and simulated-learning followed by on-the-job training.

Restrictions on the utilisation of planned leave during the intensive training periods e.g. no annual leave can be taken, including leave over traditional holiday periods (excluding gazetted public holidays). The opportunity to obtain a permanent role after successfully completing the 12-month probation period and all training and assessments. Once qualified, the availability to commit to working within a roster comprising of 8-hour shifts on a 24/7 basis, is imperative.

What you'll bring we're a team of thousands and we're proud of our individual, diverse journeys and stories. And as we grow, we need more diverse backgrounds and perspectives than ever before. We're looking for people who have strong, clear, and calm communication skills. Situational awareness and a proactive approach to high level problem solving.

Confidence to take responsibility and authority, and to ask for more information or assistance. Ability to adapt, remain calm and focus on solutions when dealing with high pressure and challenging situations. Ability to process information quickly and accurately.

Ability to remain vigilant and attentive for prolonged periods of time. A good memory for recalling and applying rules and procedures to dynamic situations. The ability to quickly adapt to new technology devices and changing systems.

We encourage you to apply even if your feel your experience is not a 100% match. We are looking for candidates with applicable key skills and we can help you with the rest. We want to help you grow and in return, you help us continue to grow as an organisation.

Sounds great, what's next, we're so excited you're considering joining Queensland Rail. Please apply via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button, where you will be prompted to submit a resume and covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience by 11:59pm Monday the 17th of June 2024. The first stage of recruitment will be an online cognitive assessment. Please keep an eye on your emails including your junk mail.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce Queensland Rail is committed to a diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers and communities we serve. We are inclusive, collaborative, respectful, and value our differences. We are 1TEAM, where everyone belongs.

Send CV/Resume/Details here: bulkrecruitment@qr.com.au