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Snr Network Operations Officer Central

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Projects
Job Location: 

Yennora, NSW, AU, 2161

Job Ref No:  42953
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $94824.0-$100075.0

Evolving Transport


Transport for NSW is delivering an unprecedented $72.2b investment into a truly game changing Future Transport strategy.  We are also evolving, bringing together new and existing transport modes, cutting edge technologies and getting smarter at how we do it.  We are changing to deliver more connected journeys, greater satisfaction and safer transport for our customers, both now and for the future.


The Division


The Greater Sydney Division is redefining integrated transport choices to improve the lives of customers and communities, making Greater Sydney a better place to live, work and play. We have the single biggest place making opportunity at Transport in the coming years, reshaping Greater Sydney into a metropolis of three cities – Eastern Harbour City, Central River City and Western Parklands City - whilst also overseeing the Greater Sydney region as a whole.


Greater Sydney is focused on these three cities and delivering a joined up transport network and services to ensure these cities become the places that their customers and communities really want.


The Opportunity


Right now, we have an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Network Operations Officer to join the Lead Network Operations Team. The role is responsible for developing, evaluating and implementing road network strategies using SCATS, traffic signal operations and modelling analysis to support road network performance and road safety outcomes.


Your key accountabilities include:


  • Identify and implement traffic signal operations to improve the performance of the road network by optimising road corridors to achieve network efficiency.
  • Review and provide specialist advice for traffic signal design plans on road networks prepared and submitted by RMS staff, private developers and Local Councils to ensure they meet operational requirement.
  • Identify critical issues and apply specialist knowledge to design and develop innovative solutions to improve network performance.
  • Analyse traffic information and undertake modelling and onsite inspections.
  • Prepare a range of technical documentation for traffic signal modification and reconstructions.
  • Implement new and complex operating parameters and standards for traffic signals and SCATS operations.
  • Support Transport Management Centre (TMC) operations and Regional Traffic Operations by assisting with event and incident management, planning and operations.
  • Supervise the collection of data for assessment by conducting audits of traffic signal and SCATS operation whilst leading Network Operations Officers in undertaking traffic signal and network analysis using traffic modelling software.
  • Identify and implement new and complex operating parameters and standards for traffic signals and SCATS operations to enhance efficiency and road safety across the network.


About You


You will hold the following skills and qualifications:


  • Tertiary qualification in related discipline (Civil or Electrical Engineering), and/or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in traffic management and the operation of the road network including technical policies, standards and guidelines and traffic design principles including specialised software design tools and their application.
  • Demonstrated experience in SCATS operations and in the optimising techniques used by SCATS or the willingness and aptitude to learn.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to juggle competing priorities.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced professional or a passionate graduate looking to step into a rewarding and challenging role that supports the delivery of real outcomes for the people of NSW.


Want to know more?


Please click here to view a copy of the Role Description


Salary and Benefits


The salary for this position is a Grade 7 ($92,928 - $ 98,074) per annum, plus superannuation and leave loading.


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 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.


How to apply


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer the pre-screening questions as part of the application process.


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Closing date:  11:59pm 8 December 2021


For any enquiries, please contact: Kathy.Creighton@transport.nsw.gov.au



All Transport workers are required to have:

  • at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 6 December 2021 and two doses by 7 February 2022; 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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