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The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure 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.

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


Passenger Service Assistant

Vacancy No: 2016-10863
Ongoing Appointment

The Passenger Service Assistant:

  • provides customer service duties on public transport by rendering assistance required to passengers and resolving conflicts and problems that may occur.
  • delivers quality customer service to ensure public transport customers enjoy a high level of safety, reliability and punctuality.
  • performs regular and relevant revenue protections duties across the rail network to ensure customers comply with ticketing and travel requirements specified by legislation.

Special Condition: To be eligible for this role, candidates must:

  • be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia
  • be willing to work shift work in accordance with a 7 day rotating roster, including early mornings, nights, weekends and public holidays
  • be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical and criminal history clearance
  • provide adequate details of employment and life history
  • provide two work-related references
  • be proficient in spoken and written English

Eligibility: These roles will be filled by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people as an equal employment opportunity program as per Section 65 of the Public Sector Act 2009.

Note: Applicants must email their applications to DPTI.Apply@sa.gov.au quoting the vacancy number. Applications must include a letter of no more than two pages addressing the essential minimum criteria, a curriculum vitae and completed coversheet, employment declaration and confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander descent form. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 20 May 2016

Salary:

$835.19 - $995.56 per week (Weekly Paid)

Enquiries to:

Ms Grace Miller, Cultural Consultant

Telephone: (08) 7109 7622 or
0447 286 762

Email: grace.miller3@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (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
Confirmation of Aboriginality

Reconciliation Officer

Vacancy No: 2016-10722
Ongoing Appointment

The Reconciliation Officer contributes to the resolution of metrocard related issues pertaining to both financial transactions and customer complaints. This is achieved by managing the Customer Experience queue (CRM) and undertaking investigation and analysis of Metrocard transactions whilst complying with the Privacy Policy. The Reconciliation Officer maintains a transaction list for audit purposes.

Special Conditions: This role has been classified as a position of trust. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 13 May 2016

Salary:

ASO3 $57,738 to $61,822 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Sue Worrell, Team Leader System Integrity

Email: sue.worrell@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (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 Inventory

Vacancy No: 2016-10816
Ongoing Appointment

The Team Leader Inventory is responsible for the procurement and through life management of inventory, minor assets and tools for the Rail Infrastructure Maintenance section including financial management of the inventory account. The role is also responsible for balancing the cost of inventory holdings against the section's operational requirements as well as emphasising timely access to vital and safety critical spares.

Essential Minimum Qualifications: A Certificate IV in Logistics/Material Logistics or equivalent. A Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or equivalent. A South Australian driver's licence.. 

Special Conditions: Identified as a Rail Safety Worker role, classified as Non-Safety Critical Worker Category 4. All Rail Safety Workers must carry out their duties in accordance with the Rail Safety National Law 2012 and as outlined within the Rail Commissioner's Safety Management System (including adherence to Zero Drug and Alcohol policy and procedures). Some work outside normal hours and intra/interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required..

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 12 May 2016

Salary:

ASO5 $73,590 to $82,436 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Neil Welsh, Unit Manager logistics and Business Improvement

Telephone: (0418 866 649

Email: neil.welsh@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (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

Business Finance Officer

Vacancy No: 2016-10782
Temporary Appointment up to 12 months

The Business Finance Officer is responsible for providing high quality finance, budgeting and decision support services within a complex organisation as well as engaging in broader continuous improvement initiatives. The role is also responsible for working with Unit Managers and their staff to understand the business areas and assist in determining priorities and strategies.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 11 May 2016

Salary:

ASO5 $73,590 to $82,436 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Nick Ruotolo, Team Leader Business Partnering

Telephone: (08) 7109 7287

Email: nick.ruotolo@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Email: DPTI.Apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Supervisor Transactional Coordination and Liaison

Vacancy No: 2016-10801
Ongoing Appointment

The Supervisor Transactional Coordination and Liaison is responsible for providing expert advisory and consultancy services on a wide range of employee information, payroll and HR business systems and services across the Department. The role manages a team of HR Administrators responsible for the delivery of HR transactional services and system applications for the department. The Supervisor Transactional Coordination and Liaison works directly with Executive, senior management and staff across the Department. The role liaises extensively with Shared Services SA to ensure the delivery of effective timely payroll services to meet departmental needs.

Special Conditions: Some out-of-hours work will be required. Intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 9 May 2016

Salary:

ASO6 $85,253 to $90,481 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Gabby O'Neill. General Manager People and Performance

Telephone: (08) 7109 7646

Applications to:

Ms Donna Hirons, Unit Manager HR Transactional Services, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Email: Donna.Hirons@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

BUSINESS SERVICES OFFICERS
(Senior Administration Officer, Central Administration Unit)
(Senior Administration Officer, General Administration Unit) 

Vacancy No: 2016-10718
Ongoing Appointment
More than one role 


The Unit Manager, Administration manages a team of general administrative officers and works in collaboration with Performance Support Services Unit Managers to ensure seamless service and precision support resourcing as required.

Special Conditions: These roles have been classified as positions of trust. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 5 May 2016

Salary:

ASO7 $94,106 to $102,153 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Gabby O'Neill, General Manager People and Performance

Telephone: (08) 7109 7646

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: DPTI.Apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement (Central)
Role Statement (General)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

BUSINESS SERVICES OFFICERS
(Senior Administrative Officer) 

Vacancy No: 2016-10768
Ongoing Appointment

Duties: The Senior Administrative Officer manages the performance and training and development of central administrative officers and unallocated business specific staff with a direct reporting relationship. The role specifically identifies and reviews opportunities to streamline and continuously improve processes, automate systems, centralise functions and build centres of excellence. An ability to develop necessary business cases with engagement / input from appropriate stakeholders is required.

Special Conditions: This role has been classified as a position of trust. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 5 May 2016

Salary:

ASO6 $85,253 to $90,481 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Gabby O'Neill, General Manager People and Performance

Telephone: (08) 7109 7646

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (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

BUSINESS SERVICES OFFICERS
(Senior Administrative Officer)
(Performance and Improvement Team Leader, Regions) 

Vacancy No: 2016-10759
Ongoing Appointment
More than one role 

The Senior Administrative Officer is responsible for the provision of administration services across DPTI. The Senior Administrative Officer may initially be assigned to support a particular location or business but may be reassigned for development opportunities, backfilling or changes to business requirements. Flexibility and the ability to develop business knowledge quickly are essential requirements of the role as business needs may change.

Special Conditions: May be assigned to an area where the role is classified as a position of trust. A satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures may be required.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 5 May 2016

Salary:

ASO5 $73,590 to $82,436 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Gabby O'Neill, General Manager People and Performance

Telephone: (08) 7109 7646

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: DPTI.Apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement (Senior Administrative Officer)
Role Statement (Performance and Improvement Team Leader)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Manager Programmed Operations

Vacancy No: 2016-10725
Ongoing Appointment

The Manager Programmed Operations ensures the efficient and effective delivery of the annual operational programs including the Preventative Maintenance Program schedule for Facilities Services. The role plans, manages and monitors the engagement and delivery of services through contracted providers ensuring breakdown maintenance responsive services are carried out in accordance with agreed service levels.

Special Conditions: Some work outside normal hours and inter/intrastate travel involving overnight absences may be required. This role has been classified as a position of trust. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history/record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. A current driver's licence is essential.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 5 May 2016

Salary:

ASO5 $73,590 to $82,436 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Stephen Maguire, Business Services and Development Manager

Telephone: (08) 8226 4584

Email: stephen.maguire@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Ms Pam Langford, DPTI Facilities Services (PO Box 296) Plympton SA 5038

Telephone: (08) 8226 4961

Email: pam.langford@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior Facilitator Engineering and Maintenance

Vacancy No: 2016-10568
Temporary Appointment up to 12 months

The Senior Facilitator Engineering and Maintenance (E&M) is responsible for providing managers and employees in the rail functions of DPTI with specialist advice and services relating to learning and development. This includes the design, development and review of learning and development material (for example on-line solutions) across the rail functions of the organisation, for ensuring quality assurance of all training documentation developed and coordinating and delivering complex special projects to address strategic learning and development issues.  A key focus of the role is significant and extensive consultation and liaison across a range of internal and external stakeholders including the need to achieve positive and workable collaborations with technical and non-technical staff to support learning outcomes.

Essential Minimum Qualifications: A relevant vocational competency in the rail engineering and maintenance environment. 

Special Conditions: Some out-of-hours work will be required. Intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 28 April 2016

Salary:

ASO6 $85,253 to $90,481 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Ron Shammall, Team Leader Training and Development

Telephone: (08) 8208 6928

Email: ron.shammall@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (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

Vehicle Inspector

Vacancy No: 2016-10729
Temporary Appointment up to 12 months

The Vehicle Inspector is responsible for undertaking detailed vehicle inspections and a range of activities relating to heavy and light vehicles, and buses, audit mandatory maintenance schedules, and other accreditation systems reporting non-compliance to the relevant authority. The role is also responsible for providing technical advice to other areas of DPTI, SAPOL, other Government Agencies, the public and private sector industry operators, in relation to both light and heavy vehicles.

Special Conditions: This role has been classified as a position of trust. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history/record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. A current drivers licence for class car is required and hold or be prepared to obtain a HR licence. The location is at Kateena Street, Regency Park or Murray Bridge or Mount Gambier and there will be a requirement to wear the agency's uniform. Interstate and/or intrastate travel involving overnight absences and work outside.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 5 May 2016

Salary:

OPS3 $57,738 to $61,822 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Rebecca Kuss, Unit Manager Vehicle Inspections

Telephone: (08) 8348 9504

Email: rebecca.kuss@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (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

 
 
 
 
 

Systems/Business Support Officer

Vacancy No: 2016-10687
Temporary Appointment up to 12 months

The Systems/Business Support Officer is responsible for applying administration and finance skills to the delivery of finance services and advice, including services related to reporting, policy, data entry processing and controls. The role is also responsible for participating in continuous improvement initiatives and other finance related projects and working as part of the Financial Operations team to meet key compliance and business outcomes.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 4 May 2016

Salary:

ASO3 $57,738 to $61,822 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Glen Thorn, Financial Operations Team Leader

Telephone: 8343 2645

Email: glen.thorn@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (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

Tier 2 Vehicle Identity Assessor

Vacancy No: 2016-10616
Temporary Appointment up to 6 months

The Tier 2 Vehicle Identity Assessor is accountable to the Tier 2 Supervisor Vehicle Identity Assessment for undertaking detailed inspections of vehicle identifiers on a wide range of vehicles. 

Special Conditions: This role has been classified as a position of trust. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Location is at Regency Park but may be assigned to other locations to perform work. Must wear agency uniform. Intrastate travel involving overnight absences and outside of normal hours may be required. May be required to give evidence in court matters relating to stolen vehicles.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written 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. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 4 May 2016

Salary:

OPS2 $49,576 to $53,661 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Eddy Langmair, Coordinator Vehicle Identity

Telephone: (08) 8400 8754

Email: eddy.langmair@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, Level 3, 136 North Terrace (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