Works Supervisor

RMS Tamworth

Job Type:Full Time
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  • Be part of a once in a lifetime investment into building a future-ready transport system
  • Permanent full time position
  • Located at Glenn Innes and Tenterfield

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Works Supervisor with relevant trade qualifications or broad experience in road construction and maintenance to join our Regional Maintenance Team.

As the Works Supervisor you will manage team leaders and crews to carry out routine maintenance works. Reporting directly to the District Works Manager you will ensure that works and projects are delivered in the agreed time, cost, quality, safety standards and targets. You will conduct risk assessments and toolbox talks as well as site inductions and investigations of incidents to ensure compliance to quality, safety and environmental procedures and to ensure risks are effectively managed. For your team to have the necessary skills to achieve its goals, you will develop and manage the performance of your staff by providing performance feedback, identifying skills gaps, preparing team and individual development plans and facilitating opportunities for development.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have broad experience supervising a team in road and construction maintenance and managing the allocation of resources to meet work objectives as well as monitoring output to ensure resource usage is optimised. If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Please note: It is a prerequisite that applicants possess a current motor vehicle driver licence. The successful applicant will be required to undergo relevant security and criminal records check prior to appointment. It is a prerequisite that the successful applicant be available to attend after hours emergency callouts.

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About us

Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,800 employees and an annual budget of $6.5 billion. As part of Transport for NSW we are responsible for implementing strategic and essential frontline services to the people of NSW who use roads, harbours and waterways.

We offer diverse and challenging career opportunities for professional and technical specialists, trades, and people interested in making a difference to transport operations and road safety in New South Wales.


When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that offers generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills.

For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.

The salary for this position is RMS Grade USS 7 ($88,450 - $93,348) per annum plus superannuation and annual leave loading.

Selection Criteria

Appropriate trade qualifications and or broad experience in road construction and maintenance.

Demonstrated ability to read and interpret plans and specifications for projects and subcontracts, estimate the cost, duration and resources required, control costs and forecast expenditure for project activities.

Demonstrated experience working in accordance with traffic control plans, environmental and safety hazard controls and procedures including safe work method statements, and conducting site inspections, inductions and incident investigations.

Possess a current motor vehicle driver licence.

Available to attend after hour’s emergency callouts and willingness to work outside normal working hours and to travel on occasion.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

  1. How your skills and experience demonstrate that you meet the Works Supervisor Selection Criteria.
  2. Your most significant and relevant achievement.

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on site Roads & Maritime please click here on link provided.

For any enquiries, please contact Renee Campbell on 0434 601 238 and quote reference 00006Y8B.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday, 28 April 2019. Please contact Renee Campbell on