First listed on: 15 July 2018

Senior Fitness for Work Adviser 


Founded in 1865, with approximately 6,500 staff, more than $6 billion in fixed and other assets and more than 6,500 kilometres of track, Queensland Rail is dedicated to increasing rail patronage through improved reliability, frequency of services and making rail travel the transport mode of choice in Queensland. We are committed to building a customer-centric business by connecting with customers, improving frontline services and facilitating Queensland’s growth and development. At Queensland Rail we believe Safety comes first. Always.              

Queensland Rail has robust processes in place to manage the Alcohol and Other Drugs and Fatigue Management programs. This allows Queensland Rail to provide a safe environment for its workers and allows workers to work safely and return home safely.

The Senior Fitness for Work Adviser plays an integral role in Queensland Rail to provide support and assistance to the Manager Rail Safety Systems in the development and implementation of Alcohol and Other Drugs and Fatigue Management programs; and to co-ordinate the administration of all Fitness for Work Standards and Specifications that encompasses administration of the alcohol and other drugs and the administration of fatigue.

We are looking for candidates who have extensive proven experience in a similar role in a large complex, transport related organisation. Previous experience as an Allied Health professional would be highly advantageous.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • High level of co-ordination, problem solving and process mapping skills to support the continual improvement of the Alcohol and Other Drugs and Fatigue Management Programs.
  • Extensive knowledge in the principles of Alcohol and Other Drugs and Fatigue management and their application in an organisational environment.
  • High interpersonal, negotiation, coaching, oral and written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Substantial level of skill in providing guidance, advice, support and coaching to managers and supervisors in the management of employees with health related and performance related issues that adversely impact upon fitness for work including substance use, abuse, dependence and fatigue.

If you can demonstrate a high level of experience in the above criteria please apply to position number  #59796 by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume no longer than 4 pages and a 1 to 2 page covering letter outlining relevant experience by 5pm, Monday 23rd July 2018

Queensland Rail is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to apply for this position.

In addition to a generous superannuation scheme, Queensland Rail also offers free train travel to and from work on duty days and a healthy work/ life balance.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity contact Kristy Jordan on 1800 11 5000

The recruitment and selection process for this position may require shortlisted applicants to undertake online and on-site psychometric assessment and a Pre-Employment Health Assessment including Alcohol and Drug testing


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