First listed on: 28 September 2020

Safety Coordinators

Company description:

Metro moves you around Melbourne.

As the city’s metropolitan rail service, Metro operates 226 six carriage trains across 998 kilometres of track, transporting 450,000 customers each day. We aim to encourage the Melbourne community’s vibrant and ever evolving lifestyles, by providing a seamless transport solution to keep individuals connected.

Job description:

The Safety Coordinator will work within the Infrastructure Safety Team. Reporting to the Safety Manager. This position will support a 24 hour 7 day a week business and will be responsible for providing professional and strategic advice in the areas of Occupational Health & Safety and Rail Safety

Our Safety Coordinators ensure compliance with relevant legislation, occupation specific improvement initiatives, and provide coaching and mentoring to employees in their obligations and responsibilities under relevant legislation and Metro policies.

The role includes a requirement to work night shift one week (4 consecutive nights only) once every month.


Proven experience in high risk work environments in a similar role is essential.

Ideally you will have proven knowledge and experience of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations. It is also desirable to have knowledge of the Rail Safety Act acssociated regulations.

In addition to this ideally you will have:

  • A Bachelor Degree or higher in Workplace Health and Safety or related field

  • Experience in Rail Operations, Utilities, Construction or other high risk environments

  • Demonstrated experience in implimenting safety management systems and continual improvement

  • Experience in coaching and mentoring line management and workforce employees

  • Knowledge of Personnel Policy and Practices and the Code of behaviour

Extensive knowledge of a trade would be advantageous in order to effectively partner with the Infrastructure Delivery team and understand the risks involved in the work in which they do.



  • All Metro Employees receive a free Myki pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria

  • Have a great impact on programs that will directly improve Melbourne’s suburban rail network whilst ensuring these developments do not come as a cost to our safe and cost-effective delivery of servicesReady to apply?

Please submit your application by 5pm, Sunday 11th October 2020.

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


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