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Transport Inspector

Queensland Government

Listed below are the contact details:South East Qld (various): Nicholas Farrugia, Phone: (07) 3713 8200Carseldine: Jarrod Wilson, Phone: (07) 47587504Maryborough: Daniel Iddles, Phone: (07) 46177438Rockhampton: Colin Edmonston, Phone: (07) 49311651Cairns and Townsville: Adam Tronson, Phone: (07) 47587512 In the role of Transport Inspector, you will maximise the safety of all transport users and protect Queensland road infrastructure by influencing the public and industry to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation. The role balances education and quality customer service with enforcement. The Customer Services Branch delivery network comprises five geographic regions (SEQ North, SEQ South, Southern, Central & Northern) as well as the Customer Service Direct (CS Direct) Unit.

Each region has a Regional Compliance Unit which is responsible for the implementation of operational initiatives that focus on ensuring the compliance of the transport industry sector by activities including: - Educating the public and industry on transport compliance issues; - Undertaking vehicle registration and safety inspections; - Auditing of industry operators; - Investigating suspected breaches of the legislation and preparing briefs of evidence; - Auditing and investigating accreditation schemes; and - Enforcing compliance with mass, fatigue, dangerous goods, and excess dimension and load restraint standards. The Regional Compliance Unit works closely with internal and external key stakeholders such as the Queensland Police Service and relevant road transport industry bodies in the effective delivery of compliance programs. Accountabilities include: - Advise, train and educate members of the public, transport industry and other government agencies in relation to legislation, procedures and standards to encourage and ensure road use compliance and road safety - Planning and performing surveillance, interceptions, inspections, audits and investigations relating to compliance monitoring, complaints and potential breaches of legislation - Undertake programmed and non-programmed vehicle inspection activities relating to licensing and accreditation.

Use specialised equipment in the inspection and testing of on-road vehicles - Plan and conduct audits of individuals and organisations conducting activities on behalf of the department and recommend education, further investigation or enforcement action - Prepare reports including offence reports, investigation reports and briefs of evidence using computer technology and office systems - Provide advice to Senior Transport Inspectors regarding evidence of possible breaches of legislation and recommend suitable enforcement action - Represent the Department at court hearings and provide advice on matters relating to offences - Monitor practices and trends relating to road use compliance and road safety, provide operational input into the development of compliance strategies for the region and recommend amendments to legisla.


Date22 June 2021

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type Full Time

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