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Saturday, 25 May 2024

Network Control Officer recruitment

Challenge yourself - become a Network Control Officer with the Public Transport Authority

Network Control Officer viewing train control screens

Tired of your current 9 – 5? Don’t like the fly in, fly out lifestyle? Quit the boring and become a Network Control Officer with the Public Transport Authority. We are looking for individuals who can excel in an exciting, 24/7 fast-paced rail environment.

Successful candidates:

  • Are flexible thinkers, willing to embrace imagination and change
  • Use exceptional communication skills to provide excellent customer service
  • Prioritise work to meet exacting timelines
  • Work well under pressure
  • Work in a team or autonomously when the situation requires
  • Are critical thinkers who can solve problems and respond calmly when under pressure

If you are willing to accept the challenge, we will provide full training, an attractive remuneration package, five weeks annual leave, uniforms, free public transport access to an on-site gym and opportunities for career advancement, and it’s located in Perth!

All vacancies are advertised on our career opportunities page so please check back regularly. 

Checkout the video below to see what it’s really like to be a Network Control Officer:

As a Network Control Officer, you will play a pivotal role in the management and safety of rail operations and maintenance activities across the PTA rail network. You will be working with a range of people and jobs, particularly within the Transperth Train Operations Division and will be primarily responsible for controlling rail traffic movements, safe working activities and responding to unplanned events in order to meet our passenger expectations.

Provided you have the attributes we seek, you will be given 6 months full training. This comprises of classroom-based training and on-the-job training with the support of experienced mentors.

Yes, you will paid for the duration of your training.

Upon successful completion of the training you will receive a Certificate IV in Rail Network Control, a nationally-recognised qualification.

As a qualified Network Control Officer, you could earn up to $120k pa, including superannuation plus approximately $20k additional remuneration for working on weekends, and being available for shift work.

The anticipated recruitment process for the Network Control Officer role will commence early 2023.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Network Control Manager on 9326 2763.

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