Safe railways for Australia

Working at ONRSR

The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator, or ONRSR, aims to enhance and promote rail safety nationally through effective risk-based regulation.

ONRSR seeks people with the vision to contribute to the safety of Australia’s railways – people who are motivated by the opportunity to improve rail safety and by the benefits this delivers to the Australian community.

Working with ONRSR, you’ll be part of a national network of professionals, and will enjoy the advantages of:

  • competitive salaries
  • the opportunity to let your expertise shine
  • job security
  • a flexible and mobile workplace
  • autonomous, self-motivated roles
  • the opportunity to work across functions
  • training and knowledge development.

ONRSR actively encourages productive working relationships, a healthy work-life balance, workplace diversity and development of expertise. You will work for an organisation which offers a commitment to learning and development, and flexible work and lifestyle options.

Roles at ONRSR have a high level of autonomy and are well suited to self-motivated staff. ONRSR looks for flexible people who are unfazed by challenges and competing demands, and have the determination and rigour to see tasks through to the end.

ONRSR is a small but complex organisation, with a wide range of stakeholders and an obligation to enforce the Rail Safety National Law.

The National Office is located in Adelaide, with other offices around the country.

ONRSR is an equal opportunity employer, and current vacancies can be found here.

Preparing to apply?

ONRSR values simple and clear applications that show why you fit that role. Make sure your CV supports this, with the most relevant points at the top. ONRSR receives a lot of applications, so a strong, concise and to-the-point application is most likely to stand out.

You are encouraged to ring or email to discuss the role on 08 8406 1500 or

ONRSR accepts expressions of interest, so feel free to get in touch providing the information prescribed above.

Last updated: 26 February 2019