School Crossing Program Coordinator

Job Location: Coffs Harbour & North Coast
Employer: Transport for NSW

  • Utilise your superior organisational and people management skills
  • Fixed Term full time opportunity (Approx 9 months from Feb 2022)
  • Location: Coffs Harbour

About us

 Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.


About the Team

 The Safety, Environment and Regulation division upholds safety and sustainability in our transport system. We’re working to deliver globally-recognised, safe, sustainable transport for our people, customers and the community.

 Within SER we have the Safety Branch including the Safe Systems and Programs team which is focussing on safer people outcomes by ensuring that its operations and Safer Systems programs are aligned with current and emerging business trends and best practice.

 The School Crossing Program is one of these programs which is responsible for managing School Crossing Supervisor Supervisors who are located at over 1500 locations across NSW ensuring the safety of NSW school students at these locations.


 The opportunity

 Right now, we have a Fixed Term full-time opportunity (Approx 9 months from February 2022) for a highly experienced people manager with excellent organisation skills to oversee, organise and mentor school crossing supervisors who are dispersed across large geographical area around Coffs Harbour. This role will be based in Coffs Harbour and you will be required to travel to a range of locations.

 This role involves a variety of duties from being the local point of contact for both the community,councils, school principals, police and  all supervisors themselves. You will be overseeing the work of the School Crossing Supervisors which includes site visits, rostering, performance management, recruitment, managing incidents, conducting investigations and building and maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders.

 Please click here to view a copy of the position description.


 About you

 We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, proactive person who has excellent communication skills, both oral and written, fantastic time management, a strong customer service ethos and is empathetic and calm.

 You will be deadline driven and have an outgoing personality with a community focus and be prepared to go “above and beyond” to achieve the key values of Transport for NSW and the School Crossing Supervisor Program.

 You must have:

 A current and valid Australian motor vehicle driver license and be willing to work outside regular working hours and travel on a regular basis.

  • Strong supervisory/people management experience and the ability to manage a large team of permanent part-time and casual staff.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Work Health & Safety issues.
  • A high level of computing skills including the use of information management systems, databases and producing spreadsheets with the ability to monitor and report on program outputs


 Salary and Benefits

 The salary for this position is USS Grade 7 ($94,824 – $100,075) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.

 For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click [link removed]here.



 Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

 To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


 How to apply

 To apply for this position, please submit your resume and respond to the questions that are asked as part of the online application process.

 Applications Close 11.59 pm  Wednesday 8 December 2021.


  â€‹We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued.  We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. ​

For any enquiries, please email Sharon Sorensen at [email protected]. ​

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All Transport workers are required to have:

  • at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 6 December 2021 and two doses by 7 February 2022; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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