ORSCC Reference Group Member

Office of the Road Safety Camera Commissioner | Public administration

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Applications close 9 June 2024


Role length:
Sessional, 1-2 years
Quarterly, Not specified
Melbourne CBD, online or another location
Sessional rates

About the board

Office of the Road Safety Camera Commissioner, Reference Group Member

The Minister for Police is inviting expressions of interest for the role of Reference Group Member within the Office of the Road Safety Camera Commissioner. The Road Safety Camera Commissioner is an independent reviewer of the Victorian road safety camera system and is empowered under the Road Safety Camera Commissioner Act 2011 (the Act) to establish a group of advisors known as the Reference Group.

The Reference Group is made up of experts in the fields of road safety research, road safety engineering, road safety technology, enforcement, behaviour change and policy making.

The members of the Reference Group will provide information and advice to the Commissioner from their unique backgrounds, and areas of expertise, to assist the Commissioner in the performance of their functions under the Act.

About the role

The Reference Group Member is expected to collaborate on and contribute to all functions and objectives of the group;

  • Attend quarterly meetings, and by exception, where required (meetings are held either face-to-face or online).
  • Provide expert advice and specialist knowledge and skills that contribute to the achievement of the Reference Groups objectives and functions.
  • Progress action items as identified at meetings and recorded in the action item register.
  • Discuss and debate issues, respectfully considering the perspectives of others in the group.

 Members of the Reference Group may not act as expert witnesses or comment publicly on any matters currently under consideration by the Reference Group.

 Appointments are on a fixed term basis for two years.

Who we're looking for

Applications are encouraged from eligible candidates with contemporary knowledge of the road safety environment; knowledge of public sector regulatory frameworks and their application would be advantageous and proven ability to communicate effectively and courteously and handle difficult and sensitive communications confidently and appropriately.

Specific skills and knowledge will vary according to applicants’ unique backgrounds, and may include:

  • Academia and research
  • Government service oversight
  • Road Safety Strategy
  • Sociology of Behaviour Change
  • Policy and Legislation
  • Governance
  • Engineering, Technology and Innovation
  • Communication and Influence
  • Professional Road Users
  • Lived experience (e.g., road trauma/enforcement)

Encouraging Diversity

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the rich diversity of the Victorian community.

We encourage applications from women, people of all ages, Aboriginal people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, and people living in rural and regional Victoria. We will provide adjustments to the recruitment process upon request.

You do not have to disclose any personal information if you do not want to, but it can help us understand how we can support you through the recruitment process and beyond. We invite you to tell us if you identify as Aboriginal, a person with disability, from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, LGBTIQA+ or a young person, aged 25 years old or less. If you identify as any of the aforementioned, we would welcome the opportunity to contact you and discuss how we can support you through the recruitment process. Sharing this information will help you access support should you need it and will also help us to better understand the impact of our work.

What you need to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

All appointments are subject to reference checks, pre-employment misconduct screening and criminal record checks. Some positions may also be subject to a medical check and/or ‘Working with Children Check’.

Applicants with further enquiries may contact Jocelyn Cunningham on (03) 8684 7543 or at Jocelyn.Cunningham@cameracommissioner.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday 9 June 2024.


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