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Civil Construction Apprenticeship - Aboriginal Targeted - 2023 Intake - NSW State Wide

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Trades & Services
Job Location: 

Welby, NSW, AU, 2575

Job Ref No:  70707
Employment Type:  Fixed Term Full-Time
Salary Range:  $580.3-$1079.5

Do you proudly identify and are accepted as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

 

Civil Construction Apprenticeship Opportunities across Regional NSW - Join Transport for NSW in 2023!  

 

Opportunities in:

 

Albion Park, Ballina, Bega, Bomaderry, Broken Hill, Bulahdelah, Cooma, Coonabarabran, Deniliquin, Dubbo, Glen Inness, Goulburn, Grafton, Gundagai, Hay, Heatherbrae, Lithgow, Mardi, Moree, Nabiac, Narrabri, Narrandera, Orange, Singleton, South Grafton, Tamworth, Wagga Wagga & Yass

 

Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.

 

We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we're in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia's history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.

 

About the team 

Our Regional and Outer Metropolitan division is focused on understanding the particular needs of regional communities across NSW and delivering customer-centred integrated transport services and infrastructure. 

 

What’s on offer? 

Make a real difference to your community through once-in-a-generation experience across some iconic projects across Regional NSW: 

  • 3 year fixed term full-time Civil Construction Apprenticeship  
  • Obtain a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Construction and Maintenance) through TAFE 
  • Complete a structured training program with Face to Face lessons at TAFE 
  • Experience working on road construction and maintenance projects across regional NSW  

 

About you: 

You proudly identify and are accepted as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

 

You’re a team player, with a great attitude and hold yourself accountable for doing your best in school, work and play. You enthusiastically seek out new opportunities to learn and have a good grip on your time management and prioritisation. You also have: 

  • Completed Year 10 OR hold a Record of School Achievement (RoSA) OR equivalent 
  • Proven basic computer literacy 
  • Possess OR are in the process of obtaining C class drivers licence  
  • You are an Australian/NZ citizen OR an Australian Permanent Resident 
  • You are able to commence full time employment in January 2023 
  • Understand the role will require you to organise your own transport to the depot, so reliable transport is a must  

 

Check out the Civil Construction Apprenticeship Role Description here and make sure take a sneak peek at our information pack here  before applying 

 

Salary 

You will be paid based on your age (under 21 vs adult over 21) as per the TfNSW Award. Please see details below of the salary guide:

 

Civil Construction Apprentice

  • Apprentice: 1st Year - $580.30/week ($15.2711/hour)  

  • Apprentice: Adult - $1079.50/week ($28.4079/hour)

 

Interested?  

If you are 16 years of age or over, you can apply today! 

Whether you're a school-leaver, re-entering the workforce or an adult simply wishing to change careers this is the perfect opportunity so don't miss out! 

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! 

 

How to apply 

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process. Please note, direct applications via email will not be accepted 

 

Applications close:  11:59 pm on Monday 22nd August 2022

 

We take the WH&S and the management of fatigue of our employees seriously. Therefore, to be successful in this role it is a requirement that you must reside within a reasonable distance from your identified Headquarters/depot.  

 

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Additional information

This is a targeted role for Aboriginal people as per [Transport’s ADB exemption 2016 / GSE rule 26]. We welcome applicants as part of our commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse organisation where all people belong and have the opportunity to thrive.

 

Supporting Aboriginal people at Transport

We achieve our goals as an organisation by supporting our Aboriginal employees and their career development goals. Here at Transport, we do this through organisation-wide strategies, including our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Our RAP outlines practical actions for developing relationships with Aboriginal people, engaging our people in reconciliation and creating long-term career opportunities for Aboriginal people. 

 

Aboriginal people at Transport are invited to join dedicated professional communities including Aboriginal staff Yarn ups and the Aboriginal Employee Network. These forums create opportunities for Aboriginal colleagues to connect, share and learn in a culturally safe space. Our Aboriginal Cultural Education program is also open to all Transport people to bring about a deeper understanding of Aboriginal customers, colleagues, and communities throughout our organisation.

 

Transport’s Aboriginal Employment Unit is run by a dedicated team of Aboriginal employees, to support the employee experiences of Aboriginal people working at Transport or considering joining a job with us. Right now, Transport employs over 700 Aboriginal people who make up 2.3% of our overall workforce. We’re on track to increase Aboriginal representation at Transport to 3% and increase the number of Aboriginal people in senior leadership roles by 2025. In our regional divisions, Aboriginal people represent 5.4% of the total workforce.

 

We are the community we serve 

 

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities. 

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly. 

  
Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. ​ 
 
For any enquiries, please email Caitlin Ritchie at CAITLIN.RITCHIE@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU. 

 

If you have any questions that have not been covered by the information pack, please contact ROMentrylevelprograms@transport.nsw.gov.au for assistance. 

 

For Aboriginal specific information regarding working with Transport for NSW, our Aboriginal network, career development opportunities and support systems, please email Aboriginal.Employment@transport.nsw.gov.au.

 

Find out more (or refer a friend!) to some of our other available Apprentice and Traineeships at Transport for NSW.

* includes Torres Strait Islander people.

 

Find out more (or refer a friend!) to some of our other available Apprentice and Traineeships at Transport for NSW

 

We’re certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace 

 
Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home. 
 
Working with Transport gives you access to a range of benefits that help you balance work with the things that matter to you.
  

Apply today to register your interest! 

 
Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us
 
Take a look at our application tips video series for plenty of great information on navigating and acing the application and recruitment process here at Transport. 

  

Our COVIDSafe Measures Policy 

 
All Transport for NSW workers are required to have: 

  • appropriate evidence of being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine; or 
  • an approved medical contraindication. 

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role. 


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