Training and Development Specialist

Position Overview

  • Ongoing | Full Time | $107k - $120k +15.4% super
  • Sutherland Shire location I Flexible Work practices I Health & Wellbeing Programs
  • Great opportunity for an experienced Trainer and Assessor to work within a vibrant, multi-disciplined team, to lead and deliver a comprehensive training program across ANSTO's Waste Management Services group.

About the Opportunity

Training and Development Specialist - WMS is to provide expertise on training and development to ensure compliance with WMS licence conditions pertaining to training by planning, developing, delivering, evaluating and co-ordinating training associated with WMS. This includes preparing material, identifying training needs, supporting daily training related activities and developing training initiatives that meet regulatory requirements.

About You

'The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience in delivering diverse training packages and assessments. We are looking for a confident and highly motivated person who is committed to promoting a culture of learning, teamwork and best practice. They will have a proven ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders to meet the requirements of the business'Rachael Shepherd, Business Operations Leader, Waste Management Services

Your Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and maintenance of the skills and position profiles matrices
  • Lead the process of defining the approach for WMS in assigning curriculum and training items
  • Lead the Training Needs Analysis (TNA) schedule, conducting training needs analyses, identifying skills gaps, and determining training priorities aligned with WMS’ strategic objectives and regulatory, legislative and/or customer requirements
  • Develop and lead the WMS induction and onboarding program
  • Design, develop and deliver comprehensive competency-based training programs and learning materials, including e-learning modules, instructor-led sessions, workshops, and on-the-job training resources
  • Prepare, administer and conduct training assessments
  • Review and update training programs and materials based on evaluations and stakeholder feedback to deliver fit-for-purpose solutions in the context of legislative, regulatory and operational requirements


Please click here to view the Position Description.

About Us

ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

Benefits of Working with Us

ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 

We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

  • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
  • Performance based salary increases 
  • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions


If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

How to Apply

For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Rachael Shepherd on (02) 9717 3023. For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on (02) 9717 3359.


To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.


Application closing date:  25th February 2024 at 11:59 pm


All applicants must be Australian citizens.


In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce.