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The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) 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.

DPTI 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, women 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

Project Manager

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

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

24 July 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 391618

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate efficient and effective project management skills in the planning, design, implementation and handover phases of transport projects.

The Project Manager plays an important role within the Unit and we are looking for someone that is highly motivated, holds and enthusiastic attitude and is a dedicated team player whilst proactively considering future business needs. The role assists with the management and integration of project scope, risk, time, cost, quality, communication and procurement requirements. The role also includes coordinating contract administration for transport projects including site surveillance, variations, claims and progress payments, contract document preparation for technical project specific requirements and tender evaluation.

Requirements
A degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant discipline.

A current driver's licence is essential.

Special Conditions
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 Michael Rander
Project Manager

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1750

Email:
michael.rander@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

Public Transport Data Analyst

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

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Ongoing Appointment

27 July 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 391903

The Public Transport Data Analyst provides expert advice on a broad range of complex issues where outcomes will contribute to the South Australian Public Transport Authority strategic objectives. The role will find innovative ways to translate and communicate statistical information through adopting interactive data visualisation tools in order to inform and influence the decisions of the key stakeholders.

Requirements
A tertiary qualification in business/analytics/IT or related discipline.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subject 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 Rita McPhail
Director, Customer

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7860

Email:
rita.mcphail@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

Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement

MAS3
$120,467 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 36 months)

23 July 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 391526

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) plays a critically important role in South Australia by managing all aspects of planning and land use, the state’s transport system and its government infrastructure. The North-South Corridor (NSC) Delivery Program is a multi-billion dollar project that will complete the final and most complex stages of a 78km free-flowing motorway that is vital to both the future economy and the liveability of Adelaide.

This Program will be the single biggest infrastructure project in South Australia’s history, and it will build the final piece of the North-South Corridor. This 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.

We are seeking leaders with a passion for helping shape and unlock South Australia’s potential and economic growth, who can work with a dynamic and committed leadership team to deliver outcomes for the State. Your demonstrated track record of leading and managing a team of specialist and your expertise on Communications and Stakeholder Engagement across infrastructure and road construction projects will be pivotal in delivering outcomes for the Program.

This role reports to the Executive Director of the North-South Corridor.

Requirements
IAP2 qualifications and a current driver’s licence are essential.

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

Out of hours and weekend work will be required. 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 Bill Cagialis
Director, Governance

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7279

Email:
bill.cagialis@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

Customer Experience Design Lead

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

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

20 July 2020

No

Vacancy No. 391048

The Customer Experience Design Lead is responsible for providing optimal customer experience across the integrated network whilst considering the experience of different customer segments. This includes the development and management of ongoing relationships with key stakeholders to identify and deliver solutions that benefit all parties, performing industry best practice research to improve customer experience design and ensuring relationships with internal stakeholders are built and maintained by facilitating changes, responding quickly to requests, maintaining approachability and effective team work.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subject to a satisfactory criminal history/record check in line with departmental polices 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
Program Manager, Customer and Transformation

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7618

Email:
janice.espinosa@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Manager, Public Transport Data and Analytics

ASO8
$114,105 to $118,413 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

17 July 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 390870

The Manager, Public Transport Data and Analytics is responsible for developing and maintaining data governance and ownership structure and records. This role owns all public transport data and analytics for the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) (feeding into DPTI Planning as well as South Australian Public Transport Authority teams) and is responsible for developing and implementing data strategy, standards and roadmap for a whole of public transport data analytics platform.

Requirements
Tertiary qualification in business/computer science/IT or related discipline.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subject 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 Rita McPhail
Director, Customer

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7860

Email:
rita.mcphail@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.apply@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 Planning, Transport and Infrastructure 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 Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI).  The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of DPTI/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.apply@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 Planning, Transport and Infrastructure 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 DPTI/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.apply@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 Planning, Transport and Infrastructure 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 Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (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.apply@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 Planning, Transport and Infrastructure 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 Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (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.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply