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Paraprofessionals work full time in challenging jobs, while studying part time at a TAFE or university. Roads and Maritime Services recruits paraprofessionals in a number of areas, including:
- Road design
- Traffic operations
- Network operations
Paraprofessionals are based in Roads and Maritime Services offices across NSW where they develop their on-the-job skills and knowledge while undertaking their studies.
As an RMS paraprofessional you will:
- Work full-time with a competitive salary and study part-time
- Work alongside RMS qualified engineers and professionals in project teams to develop your skills and experience
- Be reimbursed for your study fees
- Have continued employment subject to satisfactory study and work performance
- Receive paid time off to complete assignments and/or prepare for exams
Paraprofessional positions are advertised through online career websites, the RMS website and through local Sydney and regional NSW newspapers. Click here for more information.
There are several areas for paraprofessional work, each with a clear career path and structured training and development program.
Road designer in training
Road designers in training work full-time with experienced RMS designers while they study towards an Associate Degree in Engineering (Civil). Road designers in training use computer-based programs to help create strategic, concept and detailed designs for road projects such as motorways, roundabouts and intersections
It's an exciting and rewarding role which goes to the heart of RMS work for the community.
Traffic Engineering Officer in training
This program gives participants the skills needed to support crucial operations in the high-tech Transport Management Centre. While studying towards a Diploma in Civil Construction Design qualification, you will gain hands-on experience in managing the NSW road network. From special events planning and management, to assisting in analysing traffic flows, this is a challenging opportunity to work in an exciting and growing field.
Network Operations Officer in Training
The Network Operations Officers in Training work full-time with experienced RMS professionals while they study towards a Diploma in Civil Construction Design qualification. Network Operations Officers in Training provide technical assistance in the management of the traffic signals and the road network in order to optimise network performance and improve road safety outcomes across NSW.
Who are we looking for?
We look for motivated individuals with:
- Eligibility for enrolment in the relevant course of study
- A commitment to undertake academic study
- Strong analytical and conceptual abilities
- Communication and teamwork skills
- Leadership ability