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Security Systems Information Officer: Alexandria, Sydney, 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 Security Systems Information Officer 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

Security Information Systems Officer (Grade 4)

Tenure

This is a full-time, fixed-term role. Your ordinary hours of work shall be in accordance with the applicable Sydney Trains Enterprise agreement which is currently 76 hours per fortnight (excluding meal breaks) divided into not more than 10 shifts. The ordinary hours shall be worked between 0600 and 1800, Monday to Friday, except where it has been previously agreed to work ordinary hours outside of this range.  

Location of role

This role is based in Alexandria, Sydney, NSW with some flexibility to combine office and work from home arrangements subject to COVID-19 restrictions and at the discretion of management. 

Objective

The Administrator Security Information provides support to the Manager Security Information in the management of information from core security systems like the Security Reporting System data, Rail Emergency Management (REM), Day to Day Intelligence and any relevant Business Intelligence solutions. 

The role assists in the preparation and delivery of the Management Information reporting and strategic analysis to management, key stakeholders and other areas of the division. In addition, the role assists in developing and presenting value-added information that informs the efficient and effective deployment of resources to reduce crime, fare evasion and anti-social behaviour. 

What you will do

The Security Information Systems Officer will provide assistance and support to the Manager of Security Information in maintaining security information systems in a timely manner.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in maintaining the data information systems used by Security to ensure uninterrupted availability of intelligence information. 
  • Assist in the analysis and reporting of criminal intelligence and security incident data in an efficient and effective manner to optimise decision making and resource allocation. 
  • Make suggestions for improvement of the security database and its management as required. 
  • Ensure strict compliance with Commonwealth and State legislation with respect to the confidentiality and accountability of all data collected for security incident databases. 
  • Assist in the publication of security information analytical reports. 
  • Assist in the response to requests for specific analyses from other areas within Sydney Trains Security, Sydney Trains management, other agencies and the NSW Police Force.
  • Execute safety responsibilities, authorities and accountabilities consistent with Sydney Trains safety management system requirements which are defined in SMS document number SMS-02-RG-3058. 
  • Actively develop and engage in fair and equitable workplace practices and behaviours. 
  • Work in a safe manner and ensure that the data entry operators work in accordance with health and safety procedures and programs.

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.
  • All applicants will be required to undertake and pass a national police check. 
  • In accordance with current Public Health Order, staff are required to be vaccinated to enable them to work in the office. 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 investigate and troubleshoot systems used for Security data analysis including the production of automated and ad-hoc security intelligence and performance reports. 
  • Demonstrate Intermediate experience using MS-based software applications including MS Excel and MS Access to extract, manipulate and analyse data sets from a variety of source systems. 
  • Strong problem solving to deliver accurate and timely reports to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Sound verbal and writing communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own activities while meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Candidate will be required to demonstrate analytical skills to be able to apply research and/or intelligence  to general criminal or other security related data

Nice to have

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

  • Qualifications or equivalent industry-based experience within a relevant workplace context desired but not essential.
  • Knowledge of security business operations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation including the Crimes Act 1900, Passenger Transport (General) Regulation 2017, Transport Administration Act 1988 and Regulations, Rail Safety Act 2002 and Regulations.

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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