Pool Safety Adviser

NT - Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment

Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 14/11/2016

Job Category:

Consulting / Government

Job description:

Department of Infrastructure,

Agency Work Unit Swimming Pool Fencing Unit

Planning and Logistics

Job Title Pool Safety Adviser Designation Administrative Officer 4

Job Type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $64,405 - $73,935 Location Alice Springs

Position Number 23980 RTF 104558 Closing 27/11/2016

Contact Robyn Henderson on 08 8999 8982 or

Agency Information

Information for Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed

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If you accept this position, a detailed summary of your merit (including work history, experience,

Information about

qualifications, skills, information from referees, etc.) will be provided to other applicants, to

Selected Applicant’s

ensure transparency and better understanding of the reasons for the decision. For further


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Special Measures Not Applicable

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Primary Objective: Provide a high standard of pool safety advice to members of the public, undertake pool fencing

inspections and assessment and make recommendations to the Swimming Pool Safety Authority in accordance with the

Swimming Pool Safety Act.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide advice and accurate information to the public on the provisions, options, obligations and entitlements under

the Swimming Pool Safety Act and associated standards.

2. Conduct pool safety barrier inspections for existing and proposed swimming pools, assessing the swimming pool

barriers against the appropriate standards; associated with the inspections, prepare inspection reports,

correspondence and documentation for approval by the Swimming Pool Safety Authority, which include

diagrammatic representation of pool fencing specifications.

3. Enter and maintain accurate records in the swimming pool safety module of ILIS database for client information and

management purposes.

4. Provide administrative support to the Swimming Pool Fencing Unit, including responding to enquiries and taking

inspection bookings.

5. Work as a member of a team and contribute to the development of policies and operational procedures and

innovative ideas.

6. Provide advice and document evidence relating to contraventions of provisions of the Act and assist in developing

and actioning prosecution matters.

Selection Criteria:


1. Well-developed written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with people of different

cultures to convey technical information.

2. High level attention to detail with demonstrated experience preparing factual and objective reports and


3. Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation and relevant standards, in addition to the ability to read

technical drawings.

4. Proven ability to analyse a situation and think conceptually to solve problems in a logical manner to achieve practical


5. Well-developed organisational, time management and administration skills, with the proven ability to work without

direct supervision and within a team.

6. Demonstrated ability to maintain composure to negotiate positive outcomes from conflict situations while remaining


7. Hold a current ‘C’ class NT Drivers Licence and a willingness and capacity to work in rural, regional and sometimes

difficult to access areas.

Approved: Regional Director/Coordinator Central Australia