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The Department for Infrastructure and Transport is one of South Australia’s largest organisations with assets in excess of $13 billion, an annual operating budget exceeding $1.1 billion and a capital program of $670 million with more than 3000 employees. We are delivering the biggest public transport investment in South Australia's history through a series of projects spanning 10 years.

The Department recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ, people with disabilities and other diversity groups.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for each vacancy.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Current jobs available in the department are listed on this page.

Click on a job title for more information about each vacancy.

JOB TITLE SALARY DETAILS LOCATION TENURE OF VACANCY CLOSING DATE QUALIFICATIONS

Manager Workforce Advisory Services

MAS3
$120,467 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Tenure of Vacancy

Ongoing appointment

Yes

Vacancy No. 423091

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport is seeking a dynamic, motivated and strategically minded leader to support and guide the delivery of Human Resource functions across the Department. The Manager Workforce Advisory Services is responsible for leading and guiding a team of human resource experts through providing specialist advice and strategic direction to create a cohesive and aligned human resource team who provide consistent, timely and innovative advice and support tailored to business outcomes.

The Manager Workforce Advisory Services assumes whole of agency responsibility by taking a holistic view of human resource management across the Department while gaining commitment from Executives and senior management, to deliver outcome focus solutions tailored to business needs.

The incumbent will have sound communication and stakeholder engagement skills, the ability to apply critical thinking and political nous to situations and drive employee development and capability. The role provides challenges and significant reward for those who are interested in further enhancing their career.

Requirements
A relevant Degree and/or post graduate qualification is desirable.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Jane Fitzgerald
Director, People and Capability

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2542

Email:
jane.fitzgerald@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Contract Administrator

ASO6
$92,784 to $98,143 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary appointment up to 36 months
Multiple vacancies

3 February 2021

Yes

Vacancy No. 422801

The North-South Corridor will be the single biggest infrastructure project in South Australia’s history, it will deliver the final piece of the North-South Corridor and it needs your talent and skills to bring it to life. The missing link is the 10.5 kilometre section between the River Torrens and Darlington, which will deliver Adelaide’s only cross-city motorway and 78 kilometres of non-stop free flowing motorway.

The Contract Administrator is responsible for the provision of contract administration services that support the successful delivery of the full life cycle of procurement and contract administration services for the North-South Corridor (NSC) Program Delivery Office and the development and implementation of controls and systems to ensure compliance with contractual obligations across a range of contracts.

The role is also responsible for processing of contractual correspondence, administration of contract meetings, verification and processing of payments, and management of contract variations in accordance with Government and departmental contract management, records management and financial management policies.

If you are interested in shaping the future of Adelaide and South Australia, come and join our amazing team. Further information about the North-South Corridor can be found at: https://dit.sa.gov.au/infrastructure/nsc/northsouthcorridor.

RequirementsA Degree in either Construction Management, Engineering, Economics, Quantity Surveying, Law, or Commerce, or business related discipline will be highly regarded.

To be considered for the role, you must be eligible to work in Australia.

Special ConditionsThis role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Tamara Hammond
Senior Recruitment Officer

Telephone:
(08) 7109 8157

Email:
tamara.hammond@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Organisation Development Strategist

ASO6
$92,784 to $98,143 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary appointment up to 12 months
Multiple vacancies

2 February 2021

No

Vacancy No. 422672

The Organisation Development Strategist is responsible for supporting the Organisation Performance and Development Section to drive deliverables within the departments 2020-21 Strategic Business Plan.

Specifically the Department require specialist skills to implement department wide talent assessment framework and succession planning approaches and opportunities. Taking a human factors approach, organisational psychology and/or development skills will be used to undertake 2021 IworkforSA survey analysis to guide the development of an agency response plan.

Critical thinking and analytical skills are required to meet organisational needs for workforce KPIs reporting, workforce planning and forecasting critical skill gaps and growth areas across the organisation. This includes developing discipline specific competency based frameworks to enable internal growth and development as part of succession planning and capability building.

The incumbent will be experienced in project and change management.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Belinda Halling
Manager, Organisation Performance and Development

Telephone:
0401 124 187

Email:
Belinda.halling@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Content Development Lead

ASO7
$101,859 to $110,107 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary appointment up to 12 months

27 January 2021

Yes

Vacancy No. 422457

The Content Development Lead is responsible for generating and maintaining up to date customer information via digital solutions (e.g. Transport apps, Adelaide Metro website and social media platforms), including operational service changes, updates and incidents.

This role is responsible for liaising with Service Providers to develop content which is targeted at customers and to ensure this information is communicated effectively through relevant channels. This role will ensure the accuracy and integrity of customer information on digital channels is not compromised.

Requirements
Tertiary qualifications in business/ marketing/ communications/ media or a related discipline.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Janice Espinosa
Manager, Digital Channels

Telephone:
0408 367 195

Email:
Janice.espinosa@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Traffic Congestion Reduction Engineer

PO2
$83,152 to $92,020 pa + Superannuation

Norwood

Ongoing Appointment

29 January 2021

Yes

Vacancy No. 422368

The Traffic Congestion Reduction Engineer is responsible for providing a range of technical support and advisory services for the development and implementation of operation policy on the management and operation of the road network. The incumbent will use modelling tools to undertake technical assessments to ensure the flow of people and goods across the network are not unduly impacted and will provide appropriate advice in relation to managing the performance of the existing network. The role also requires the incumbent to measure urban traffic performance using data from smart infrastructure to ensure optimisation outcomes and provide incident route planning options to minimise disruptions on the road network.

Requirements
A degree in Engineering or other relevant degree level qualification and a current driver’s licence are essential.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Mr Julian Yii
Team Leader, Traffic Congestion Reduction

Telephone:
(08) 8226 8235

Email:
julian.yii@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Principal Engagement Officer (Pool)

ASO7
$101,859 to $110,107 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary appointments

15 January 2021

No

Vacancy No. 418557

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport plays a critically important role in South Australia, delivering the State's infrastructure projects and operating and maintaining the State’s transport networks. The Public Affairs Division works across our enterprise managing all community consultation and engagement, stakeholder relations, customer engagement, media management and public communications, as we work to deliver outcomes for the benefit of our economy and our community.

Exciting opportunities exist within the Public Affairs Division for candidates with experience in coordinating and leading community and stakeholder engagement strategies. You will have superior communication skills and a strong background in communication and engagement systems.

The Department is looking to establish a pool of high performing, motivated individuals with experience in stakeholder engagement on infrastructure and construction related projects. Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis. Vacancies for the pool are being advertised at the ASO7 classification level, please refer to the role statement for further information relating to selection criteria and expectations of the role.

If you are a passionate and dynamic leader with high integrity, a proven track record of success and demonstrated resilience in a changing environment, we want to hear from you.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Jeanette Koukourou
Manager Engagement

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2906

Email:
jeanette.koukourou@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Customer Service Officer (Pool)

ASO2
$55,315 to $59,503 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies - Up to 15 hours per week
Casual Appointments
(Up to 6 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 416663

The Customer Service Officer role plays a critical part in the provision of friendly, accurate and timely customer services, including taking ownership of customer issues and honouring commitments.

The role is required to identify and promote process improvements and delivery on customer service best practice through positive stakeholder engagement, along with building relationships with our customers. This role is a public-facing role that involves communicating with customers and clients via telephone, face-to-face, email or other emerging technology regarding a particular service or product.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory Working with Children clearance check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Mr Stan Conway-Lyden
Workforce Coordination Lead

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7424

Email:
stan.conway-lyden@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Assistant Category Manager (Pool)

ASO3
$63,681 to $67,868 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 386771

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in category management and procurement.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO6 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Assistant Category Manager will provide procurement and category management support to the Goods and Services Team. The Assistant Category Manager will have an understanding of all Directorate procurement processes and policies. The Procurement, Governance and Contracting Directorate provides functional leadership and specialist advice for Goods and Services related Projects across the Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT).  The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of DIT/stakeholders and provide procurement advice to enable the delivery of goods and services procurements. The Assistant Category Manager will also provide support to stakeholders regarding procurement policies, procedures, frameworks and templates relating to Goods and Services activities.

Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

Enquiries to:
Mr David Andrews
Manager, Goods and Services Procurement

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1854

Email:
david.andrews@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Assistant Category Manager (Pool)

ASO4
$72,135 to $75,616 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 386773

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in category management and procurement.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO6 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Assistant Category Manager will provide procurement and category management support to the Goods and Services Team. Through the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships, and working collaboratively with internal stakeholders, the role will work across the procurement portfolio to support the strategic objectives of the procurement program. The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of DIT/stakeholders and provide procurement advice to enable the delivery of goods and services procurements. The Assistant Category Manager will also provide support to stakeholders regarding procurement policies, procedures, frameworks and templates relating to Goods and Services activities.

Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

Enquiries to:
Mr David Andrews
Manager, Goods and Services Procurement

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1854

Email:
david.andrews@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Category Manager (Pool)

ASO5
$80,830 to $89,897 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 386779

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in category management and procurement.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO6 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Category Manager will provide procurement and management support to the Goods and Services Procurement team. Through the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships, and working collaboratively with internal stakeholders, the role will work across the procurement portfolio to support the strategic objectives of the procurement program. The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DPTI)/stakeholders and provide procurement advice to enable the delivery of goods and services procurements. The Category Manager will also provide support to stakeholders regarding procurement policies, procedures, frameworks and templates relating to Goods and Services activities.

Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

Enquiries to:
Mr David Andrews
Manager, Goods and Services Procurement

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1854

Email:
david.andrews@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Category Manager (Pool)

ASO6
$92,784 to $98,143 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 386781

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in category management and procurement.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO6 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Category Manager will provide procurement and management support to the Goods and Services Procurement team. Through the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships, and working collaboratively with internal stakeholders, the role will work across the procurement portfolio to support the strategic objectives of the procurement program. The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) / stakeholders and provide procurement advice to enable the delivery of goods and services procurements. The Category Manager will also provide support to stakeholders regarding procurement policies, procedures, frameworks and templates relating to Goods and Services activities.

Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

Enquiries to:
Mr David Andrews
Manager, Goods and Services Procurement

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1854

Email:
david.andrews@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply