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Casual Vessel Traffic Service Operator

Transport and Main Roads - Cairns City, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
We are seeking a Casual Vessel Traffic Service Operator to join our team in Cairns.

Job Type: Casual
Position Type: Flexible-full-time
Location: Cairns region
Yearly Salary: $0 - $0
Contact Name: Melinda Hackett
Contact Number: Ph: (07) 4052 7470
Closing Date: 16-JUN-21

In the role of Casual Vessel Traffic Service Operator you will be a key member of a team which provides a monitoring and information service to vessels in the Cairns Region.

Accountabilities include:
  • Delivery of the prescribed VTS and Coastal Radio Communications Service for the designated areas in accordance with regulations, procedures, instructions and delegations.
  • Delivery of communications, coordination and alerting service, including in response to marine incidents, related emergencies and natural disasters for the designated areas in accordance with regulations, procedures, instructions and delegations.
  • Perform first contact functions as needed by Port Emergency Procedures and the National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergencies to Combat Pollution of the Sea by Oil and Other Noxious and Hazardous Substances.
  • Provision of timely information, advice and direction to the maritime industry on maritime matters, as authorised by the Regional Harbour Master and/or Manager (Vessel Traffic Services). Gathering, recording, retrieving and distributing high standard data relevant to vessel traffic management using information systems and software tools provided in accordance with agency policy, procedures and practices.
  • Operate and contribute to the review of all systems and equipment necessary for the safe and efficient movement of shipping.
  • Conduct ship scheduling functions for the regions ports by implementing port procedures and applying ship scheduling guidelines to achieve safe and efficient movement of shipping.
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of safe management practices for vessel traffic in Queensland waters.
  • Performing administrative duties and tasks requested by the Manager (Vessel Traffic Services) in addition to regular duties as required for the functioning of the VTS Centre.
  • Actively participate in personal performance planning and appraisal through accepting and providing positive and constructive feedback. Undertake training and development opportunities that are identified as necessary to achieve work unit goals, and gain awareness of corporate responsibilities through the appropriate induction processes and participation in other relevant programs.
  • Contribute to a safe and healthy workplace by complying with Workplace Health and Safety legislation, codes of practice, standards and departmental policy and procedures and participating in risk management and corrective action programs.
  • Provide leadership, especially in an emergency or highly stressful situations.
For more information about the accountabilities of the role and the competencies that form the basis of assessment of your suitability, please refer to the Role Description or contact Melidna Hackett, A/Manager (Vessel Traffic Services) on (07) 4052 7470.

Applications to remain current for 12 monthsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

Cairns City, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency


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