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SMF/CCTV Operator: Alexandria, NSW

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Specialisterne Australia offers an alternative pathway for people on the autism spectrum to connect with employers who recognise and value the contributions and talents that individuals on the spectrum can bring to their organisations.

We are excited to partner with Transport for NSW in their search for a SMF/CCTV Operator from our community of autistic candidates.

About Transport for NSW

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. At Transport, we’re passionate about making NSW a better place to live, work and visit. 

Our vision is of a connected roads and public transport network that has higher capacity and gives people the freedom to choose how and when they get around, no matter where they live and work. 

Right now, we’re delivering a $72 billion infrastructure program over the next four years – the largest this nation has ever seen – to keep people and goods moving, connect communities and shape the future of our cities, centres and regions. 

At Transport, we’re also committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. Visit us at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/

About the Agency

Sydney Trains provides train services throughout the Sydney metropolitan area and was established in July 2013. Its vision is to keep Sydney moving by putting the customer at the centre of everything it does and delivering safe, reliable, and clean rail services to the people of Sydney.  The organisation is focused on providing sustainable, efficient and cost-effective services.

Role title

SMF Operator (Grade RC2)

Tenure

This is a full-time shift working position with a 76hr fortnight. This is a full-time fixed-term role for 12 months, with the potential for extension.

This is a shift work position with shifts commencing at 0630 to 1430hrs 7 days a week and 1430hrs to 2230hrs. 

Location of role

This role is based out of the Rail Operation Centre (ROC) in Alexandria, Sydney, NSW 2015. 

Objective

The primary role of the SMF Operator is to contribute to the creation of a safe and secure environment for customers and staff, ensuring passenger safety, preventing equipment damage and theft to assist in improving the customer experience and the overall operations of Sydney Trains.

What you will do

You will contribute to the creation of a safe and secure environment for customers and staff, and support transformational structural and cultural change.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Detect and report incidents using surveillance equipment on the rail network to assist in creating a safe and secure environment for customers and staff.
  • Utilise technical surveillance and communication equipment to maintain a high standard of safety and security on the rail network and to assist in the protection of revenue and property.
  • Provide accurate and timely security information to all stakeholders to improve customer experience and to comply with procedural and legislative guidelines.
  • Consistently deliver efficiency and set a platform for increased commerciality
  • Execute safety responsibilities, authorities and accountabilities consistent with Sydney Trains safety management system requirements.

Specialisterne Australia exists because autistic candidates are being overlooked for employment, largely due to the many barriers that autistic candidates come up against when competing for employment in typical recruitment practices.

Specialisterne has created an end-to-end recruitment and employee support framework that removes those typically found barriers, and replaces them with practical, demonstrative assessments and activities whereby candidates, over a patient process, have the opportunity to:

 

  • better understand the requirements of the roles they are competing for to assess if they are the right opportunities for them
  • meet team members and managers throughout the process
  • connect with others who have previously gained employment via this program
  • demonstrate through practical assessments and activities their motivation and suitability for the available roles over a patient process
  • ‘show’ what they can do (not just tell someone what you can do)

At Specialisterne Australia our values are Respect, Clarity, Accommodation, and Accessibility. We keep these in mind in all that we do.  We work with our partner employers to promote and sustain a diverse and inclusive workforce.  To support you further throughout your journey, we provide a mentor and buddy, and we work with you to tailor an individual plan to accommodate your needs in the workplace, also providing a period of support for both you and your future employer, ensuring a successful transition into your new role.

 

Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Australia. Our partner employers do not handle applications directly for these opportunities.

Location of roles

This role is offered in Alexandria, Sydney, NSW only, however applicants prepared to relocate for employment are encouraged to apply.

Applicant Requirements

Must have

To apply for these roles, these things are essential:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a diagnosis of autism (including autism spectrum disorder; Asperger’s Syndrome; Autistic Disorder or PDD-NOS).
  • Australian citizenship required.
  • In accordance with current Public Health Order, staff are required to be vaccinated to enable them to work in the building. This may be revised in alignment with Public Health Order updates.
  • Must live within a daily commutable distance to the location of the role.

Should have

These things are important to have:

  • Ability to work under pressure in a high volume and dynamic CCTV control room environment.
  • Ability to use personal computers and related CCTV software programs.
  • Capacity to provide high-quality customer service in a large and complex transport system.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team

Nice to have

These things are not essential, but if you have them that’s great:

  • A strong ability to work with computers and computer software packages

Application Process

Before you can apply for jobs through Specialisterne Australia, you must first register with us as an eligible candidate using the form below.  You only need to do this once, existing candidates already registered using this form can proceed to login at the candidate portal.  To commence the registration process, please make sure you have the required documents stated below:

 

  1. Evidence of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Evidence could be a Diagnostic Assessment or a letter from a treating medical practitioner.
  1. Proof of Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residence Visa. Accepted documents are one of the following:
  • Australian Birth Certificate
  • Current Australian Passport
  • Certificate of Australian Citizenship
  • Permanent Residency Visa in Australia (excluding bridging visas)

NEW CANDIDATES

Upload your documents using the form provided on this page below.  A member of our team will check your eligibility and you will then be sent a link to complete an online registration form with Specialisterne Australia.  After you have completed your registration form, you will be sent a link to the candidate portal to upload supporting documents and apply for our jobs.

EXISTING CANDIDATES

If you have already registered as an eligible candidate with Specialisterne Australia using the form below and have an account, you can login to your account in the candidate portal to apply for the jobs or opportunities you are most interested in. A link to the candidate portal is contained in the form provided on this page below.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to find out more about the roles while participating in activities and assessments delivered by Specialisterne and our partner employers to determine their suitability for the various opportunities.

 

At the conclusion of the Talent Program activities, successful candidates will be offered employment. If you are unsuccessful, you may be considered for other Specialisterne opportunities.

Talent Program activities will be delivered online in a virtual assessment centre environment and therefore candidates are expected to have use of their own computer with a webcam and microphone, and have access to the internet in order to participate.

Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Australia. Our partner employers do not handle applications directly for these opportunities.

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