Vehicle Specialist at New Zealand Transport Agency, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Be our vehicle compliance champion to create a safer road network
- Contribute to road safety through regulatory activities
- Supportive and inclusive team and leadership
- Auckland and /or Whangārei location
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
Get out of the garage and support the Heavy Vehicle industry. Work with commercial operators in the transport sector to provide advice, knowledge and skills that drive safety and compliance.
This is a dynamic role where you will work closely with others in Regulatory Services group as well as across the organisation. As part of a joined up team you will inspect, investigate and assist with auditing operators.
No two days will be the same as you will work in a number of ways whether it is in the office or in person on site. You'll work with a range of operators to achieve compliance through a range of activities from education to enforcement activities.
Because you role will comprise of a number of different activities, you will be working in a fast-paced environment. This will draw on your confidence, your ability to exude confidence and credibility along with your strong desire and motivation to work work with others to achieve compliance and the best safety outcomes for New Zealanders.
This is a great role if you enjoy getting out and about so you must have a full clean drivers' licence and be comfortable traveling around the Auckland and /or Northland region.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
This role will draw on your significant Heavy Vehicle inspection skills, the ability to perform audits and work with others to implement a range of interventions to achieve regulatory outcomes.
You are a strong people person, able to have uncomfortable conversations while also focusing on the best levers to achieve regulatory compliance.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
- Solid experience inspecting heavy motor vehicles
- Proven mechanical/workshop experience
- A passion for reducing harm and improving safety standards
- Experience of performing investigations and audits in order to find resolutions within regulatory guidelines
- Excellent communication and written presentations skills
- A positive attitude and an innovative approach to problem-solving
- Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
- Ability to understand and apply legislation, policy, and technical standards in an operational context
- High degree of confidence and ability using multiple IT systems
- Working knowledge and understanding of COF is useful
- NZ Certificate in Automotive Engineering L4 or 5
Ko wai mātou | About us
At Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation's performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. Waka Kotahi has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.
As the lead regulator for land transport our purpose is to ensure that the system is safe, efficient, effective and operates in the public interest. Safety is a top priority for Waka Kotahi and we, as Te Rōpu Waeture (the Regulatory Services group), aim to improve safety and reduce the risk of harm by being a firm and fair real-world regulator.
We apply principles of good practice grounded in Te Ao Maori - Whakapono (Integrity), Manaakitanga (Caring for people), Whanaungatanga (Relationships) and Kotahitanga (Unity).
Being a real-world regulator means we take a systems view that is focused on improving safety outcomes and reducing harm, we work to understand why people behave the way they do and are pragmatic in how we respond, we encourage and educate to support people to comply and enforce compliance when necessary.
We encourage you to explore our regulatory strategy Tu Ake, Tu Maia - Stand Up, Stand Firm to learn more about our path to becoming a responsive regulator for the real world.
Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.
You will demonstrate knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an understanding of Te Ao Māori and promote tikanga and Te Reo Māori. You will also have knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an appreciation of te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) as it applies in the public sector.
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Rā Katinga | Applications close : Sunday 5 June 2022
For further information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
Waka Kotahi is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||New Zealand Transport Agency|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Transport & Logistics|
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