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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

Design Advisor

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

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

6 March 2020

No

Vacancy No. 377904

The Design Advisor is responsible for undertaking analysis and providing design advice to the Government Architect and the Planning Reform team on all matters related to architecture, urban design, infrastructure delivery and associated policy development. The role will also assist in the management of the Design Review process for development proposals and will also promote the value of design and design advice to ensure quality design outcomes for government projects. The Design Advisor will also provide technical input to ministerial correspondence and public enquiries as required.

Requirements
Eligible to be registered under the provisions of the South Australian Architectural Practice Act 2009.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitabilty 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. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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 Chan
Team Leader, Design Review and Advice

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1805

Email:
belinda.chan@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

Team Leader, Regional Plans

PO4
$104,296 to $113,505 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

28 February 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 377747

A range of exciting opportunities exists within the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure to shape planning and design across the State, and help drive excellence and a positive and enabling culture within the Planning and Land Use Services Division of the Department.

With implementation of a new planning system progressing, we are looking for people who have the energy and drive to contribute to the ongoing improvement of this system, and who support enablement through technology.

We are focused on designing our planning system to enable positive user experiences, build trust within the community, improve on-the-ground planning outcomes, and develop strong partnerships with local government, industry groups and community organisations.

Duties
The Team Leader Regional Plans role within the Strategic Planning Team is a critical role within the Division that will drive the preparation and amendment of Regional Plans, Structure Plans and other Strategic Planning framework for South Australia.

The Team Leader will have strong project management skills and experience in engagement, developing strategic frameworks, and collaboration with a range of stakeholders.

Requirements
A recognised degree or recognised post graduate qualification that supports the relevant discipline of planning, development, engagement or similar discipline related to the role. Eligible for Accreditation as ‘Accredited Professional – planning level 1’ under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.

Special Conditions
This role has been classified as a position of trust and the incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some work out of hours and weekend work may 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 suitabilty 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. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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 Alex Mackenzie
Manager, Regional Planning and Growth Management

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2163

Email:
alex.mackenzie@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

Team Leader, Transition

PO4
$104,296 to $113,505 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

28 February 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 377728

A range of exciting opportunities exists within the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure to shape planning and design across the State, and help drive excellence and a positive and enabling culture within the Planning and Land Use Services Division of the Department.

With implementation of a new planning system progressing, we are looking for people who have the energy and drive to contribute to the ongoing improvement of this system, and who support enablement through technology.

We are focused on designing our planning system to enable positive user experiences, build trust within the community, improve on-the-ground planning outcomes, and develop strong partnerships with local government, industry groups and community organisations.

Duties
The Team Leader Transition is a critical role within the Planning and Land Use Services Division. The role is responsible for supporting the readiness of various businesses for the new planning system and building stakeholder relationships for the longer term. The Team Leader will have political acumen, strong leadership skills, relationship management skills and experience in managing effective teams.

Requirements
A recognised degree or recognised post graduate qualification that supports the relevant discipline of planning, development, engagement or similar discipline related to the role. Eligible for Accreditation as ‘Accredited Professional – planning level 1’ under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.

Special Conditions
This role has been classified as a position of trust and the incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some work out of hours and weekend work may 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 suitabilty 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. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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 Jason Bailey
A/Manager, Planning Operations

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7161

Email:
jason.bailey@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

Team Leader, Metro and Regional

PO4
$104,296 to $113,505 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

28 February 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 377753

A range of exciting opportunities exists within the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure to shape planning and design across the State, and help drive excellence and a positive and enabling culture within the Planning and Land Use Services Division of the Department.

With implementation of a new planning system progressing, we are looking for people who have the energy and drive to contribute to the ongoing improvement of this system, and who support enablement through technology.

We are focused on designing our planning system to enable positive user experiences, build trust within the community, improve on-the-ground planning outcomes, and develop strong partnerships with local government, industry groups and community organisations.

Duties
The Team Leader Metro and Regional Development Assessment role within the Development Assessment Team is a critical role within the Division and will be the primary senior contact for external stakeholders on specific development applications, along with providing clear leadership in the areas of communication and coordination, workload management, staff support and training.

Requirements
A recognised degree or recognised post graduate qualification that supports the relevant discipline of planning, development, engagement or similar discipline related to the role. Eligible for Accreditation as ‘Accredited Professional – planning level 1’ under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.

Special Conditions
This role has been classified as a position of trust and the incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.  Some work out of hours and weekend work may 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 suitabilty 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. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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 Jason Cattonar
Manager, Development Assessment

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7115

Email:
jason.cattonar@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

Principal Planner

PO4
$104,296 to $113,505 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

28 February 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 377738

A range of exciting opportunities exists within the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure to shape planning and design across the State and help drive excellence and a positive and enabling culture within the Planning and Land Use Services Division of the Department.

With implementation of a new planning system progressing, we are looking for people who have the energy and drive to contribute to the ongoing improvement of this system, and who support enablement through technology.

Duties
The Principal Planner role within the Planning Operations Team is a critical role within the Division. The Principal Planner is an expert in the field of planning and development and is committed to ongoing learning and the sharing of their knowledge and expertise within the Directorate, the Department, across Government and the profession more generally.

The Principal Planner is pro-active, and contributes to the organisational culture of being solution and customer oriented with a strong focus on accountability.

Requirements
A recognised degree or recognised post graduate qualification that supports the relevant discipline of planning, development, engagement or similar discipline related to the role. Eligible for Accreditation as ‘Accredited Professional – planning level 1’ under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.

Special Conditions
This role has been classified as a position of trust and the incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.  Some work out of hours and weekend work may 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 suitabilty 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. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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 Jason Bailey
A/Manager, Planning Operations

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7161

Email:
jason.bailey@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

Planning Officer

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

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

28 February 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 377752

A range of exciting opportunities exists within the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure to shape planning and design across the State, and help drive excellence and a positive and enabling culture within the Planning and Land Use Services Division of the Department.

With implementation of a new planning systems progressing, we are looking for people who have the energy and drive to contribute to the ongoing improvement of this system, and who support enablement through technology.

We are focused on designing our planning system to enable positive user experiences, build trust within the community, improve  on-the-ground planning outcomes, and develop strong partnerships with local government, industry groups and community organisations.

Duties
We currently have multiple Planning Officer roles within the Division. This role provides a significant growth opportunity for an energetic planner that is looking for opportunities to grow their knowledge and skills within the planning discipline.

This role provides expert advice and contributes to a range of planning projects and programs with the opportunity to get involved in strategic policy, statutory policy and development assessment.

Requirements
A recognised degree or recognised post graduate qualification that supports the relevant discipline of planning, development, engagement or similar discipline related to the role. Eligible for Accreditation as 'Accredited Professional - planning level 3' under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.

Special Conditions
This role has been classified as a position of trust and the incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history/record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some work out of hours and weekend work may 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 suitabilty 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. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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 Jason Cattonar
Manager, Development Assessment

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7115

Email:
jason.cattonar@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

Assessment Officer

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

Adelaide CBD

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 24 months)

26 February 2020

No

Vacancy No. 376967

The Assessment Officer is responsible for contributing to meeting South Australian road safety targets by providing effective, quality service which includes undertaking field assessments of Authorised Examiners and applicants to become Motor Driving Instructors and reporting of performance. The role is also responsible for designing and delivering training and development activities for internal staff and external providers and conducting aged, medical and validation driving assessments. The role will contribute to the review and maintenance of driving test routes, driver training standards and assessment, operational guidelines, policies, procedures and training materials. The successful incumbent will be required to be experienced and proficient as a Motor Driving Instructor or Authorised Examiner and have experience in delivering training.

Requirements

  • This role has been classified as a position of trust and the incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history/record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Out of hours and weekend work may be required.
  • Intra/Interstate travel may be required.
  • A current Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics - Road Transport - Driving Instructions is highly desirable.
  • Driver's Licence (heavy vehicles) is desirable
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is desirable.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitabilty 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. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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 Andre Simmonds
Standards Manager

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2901

Email:
andre.simmonds@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