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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.


Facility Manager

VACANCY NO. 2016-16929
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Mount Gambier

The department is seeking an individual for the Facility Manager Regional position. The Facility Manager is responsible for managing very large projects and work programs and associated contractors, project teams in the development and provision of total facilities management services across multiple government agencies. The role delivers a responsive single point of contact service to client agencies, interprets technical and procedural matters, delivers expert building advice and ensures all works are undertaken in accordance with Australian Standards, Code of Practice, government policy and relevant legislation. The Facility Manager identifies, analyses and manages service delivery and contractual risks for building projects and facilities management programs.

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 drivers 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 26 January  2017

OPS6 $79,966 to $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Martin Schoenfisch - Senior Facilities manager

Email: martin.schoenfisch@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Ms Pam Langford - Administration Support
PO Box 296, Plympton SA 5038

Email: pam.langford@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Contract Manager - Building Projects

VACANCY NO. 2016-16899
Ongoing Appointment
More than one role
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

Exciting opportunities exist for experienced commercial building Contract Managers to support the public infrastructure across the State Government and work within the Departments modernised procurement and contracting function.

The Contract Manager, Building Projects is responsible for initiating contracts, leading and managing the provision of contract management services across multiple building project contracts concurrently for contracts ranging from several thousand to several million dollars in value; and ensuring building project contracts are delivered to meet government and project objectives in terms of time, quality and cost.

The role undertakes the management of building contracts to ensure they are effectively administered and all commitments are met and agreed outcomes secured.  The role will also be required to undertake a wide range of responsibilities which include coordinating the resources and implementation processes for sensitive, innovative, critical or complex Statewide/service wide operations that demand a significant level of responsibility and decision making and also provides expert advice to senior management and external stakeholders regarding current relevant developments and their potential implications to agency policies and strategic planning.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in Law or other relevant discipline or significant relevant experience is desirable.

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 6 February  2017

ASO7 $96,459 to $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries and Applications to:

Ms Kellie Horton - CTC Consultant

Telephone: (08) 8359 2512

Email: kellie@ctconsult.com.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Contract Administrator - Building Projects

VACANCY NO. 2016-16901
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

Exciting opportunities exist for experienced commercial building Contract Administrators to support the public infrastructure across the State Government and work within the Departments modernised procurement and contracting function.

The Contract Administrator, Building Projects is responsible for initiating contracts and managing the provision of contract management services across multiple building project contracts concurrently for contracts ranging from several thousand to several million dollars in value; and ensuring building project contracts are delivered to meet government and project objectives in terms of time, quality and cost.

The Contract Administrator, Building Projects undertakes the management of building contracts to ensure they are effectively administered and all commitments are met and agreed outcomes secured.  The Contract Administrator is also responsible for a wide range of activities which may include motivating and/or mentoring staff to deliver assigned agency programs, projects, systems, policy development processes and/or services.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in Law or other relevant discipline or relevant experience is desirable.

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 6 February 2017

ASO5 $75,430 to $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries and Applications to:

Ms Kellie Horton - CTC Consultant

Telephone: (08) 8359 2512

Email: kellie@ctconsult.com.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Project Manager, Planning Reform

VACANCY NO. 2016-16549
Contract Appointment up to 5 years
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

The Department is seeking someone to undertake a wide range of activities as the Project Manager, Planning Reform. This position is a key leadership and management role within Planning Reform Implementation Program and is responsible for the coordination and delivery of a number of diverse projects to implement the state’s new planning system. The role also leads the development of detailed project documentation and presentations using project management methodology, tools and quality management techniques. The Project Manager works closely with the Manager, Planning Reform and Project Director, ePlanning and other members of the project management team to ensure the program of works is in line with the agreed scope and expectations of the stakeholders and business and that benefits are delivered as expected

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 23 January  2017

ASO8 $108,705 to $113,013 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Mark Adcock - Unit Manager, Planning Reform

Telephone: (08) 7109 7068

Email: mark.adcock@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

Senior Asset Planning Officer

VACANCY NO. 2016-16678
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

The Senior Asset Planning Officer prepares best practice asset management policy, strategy, frameworks, plan templates and guidance notes for use across government to assist agencies in managing public sector building assets. They will explore alternative asset management improvement and business delivery models across government to ensure engagement and commitment of relevant parties to achieve improved asset management and accountability, referencing industry asset management systems such as ISO 55000 Asset Management Suite of Standards.

Essential Qualifications: A qualification in Asset Management or equivalent desirable. The applicant should have a minimum of 5 years strategic asset management experience.

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 23 January  2017

ASO7 $96,459 to $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Michael Alliston - AGFMA Service Manager

Telephone: (08) 8402 1765

Email: michael.alliston@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

Team Leader, Portfolio Assets

VACANCY NO. 2016-16674
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

The Department is seeking an individual for the Team Leader Portfolio Assets position. This role is responsible and accountable for the management of and performance of property portfolios with the care and control of DPTI namely Road, Rail, Marine and Commercial Property assets. The Team Leader Portfolio Assets will manage and report on portfolio performance to inform strategy and decision making along with managing and maintaining document and database integrity and identify and migrate financial risk.


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 10 February 2017

ASO7 $96,459 to $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Mohammed Elgazzar - Manager, Portfolio and Acquisition Services

Telephone: (08) 8207 7124

Email: mohammed.elgazzar@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

Team Leader, Property Projects

VACANCY NO. 2016-16672
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

The Department is seeking an individual for the Team Leader Property Project role. The Role is responsible for adding value through the delivery of property projects including property development, planning consideration, contamination assessment and preparatory work for divestment. The Team Leader will need to contribute to DPTI's strategic plan through innovation solutions to maximise growth and job creation and maximise opportunities and develop and maintain appropriate working relationships with DPTI's Divisions, Government agencies, Local Government, the community and private sector.


Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in Property, Business or a related discipline is highly desirable.

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 is essential. Some out of hours work 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 10 February 2017

ASO7 $96,459 to $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Mohammed Elgazzar - Manager, Portfolio and Acquisition Services

Telephone: (08) 8207 7124

Email: mohammed.elgazzar@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

Team Leader, Property Management

VACANCY NO. 2016-16669
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

The Department is seeking to appoint an individual to undertake the role of Team Leader, Property Management. The role will be responsible for efficient and effective operational management of DPTI's property holdings covering a range of asset types. The role will also be responsible for managing a range of contracts, agreements and leases from an operational, financial and procedural perspective and undertake negotiations regarding day to day management and operational issues on behalf of DPTI and the Minister.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in Property, Business or a relevant discipline is highly desirable.

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. Some work outside normal hours and some intrastate 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 7 February 2017

ASO7 $96,459 to $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Helen Thornton - Manager, property Performance and Administration

Telephone: (08) 8226 5852

Email: helen.thornton@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

Leasing Negotiator

VACANCY NO. 2016-16667
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

The Department is seeking to appoint an individual to undertake the role of Leasing Negotiator. The role will be responsible for providing a best practice commercial property and specialist leasing advisory service to DPTIs Client Services team to enable it to deliver strategic accommodation services to DPTI and across government. The role will also be responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive commercial property leasing network and information base that supports Government's commercial leasing policies and procedures to the market, and ensure high quality leasing outcomes are delivered by providing expert negotiation advice, financial analysis and endorsement of lease proposals prior to approval. The incumbent will deliver excellence in service delivery, drive strategic outcomes, contribute to economic development and job creation and promote a culture of one Government.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualification in Property, Business or a relevant discipline is desired.

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. Some work outside normal hours and some intra and interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required. A current drivers 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 7 February 2017

ASO6 $87,384 to $92,743 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Narelle Gaudio - Manager, Whole of Government Accommodation

Telephone: (08) 7424 7011

Email: narelle.gaudio@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

Manager, Technical Services

VACANCY NO. 2016-16524
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is seeking to appoint a motivated professional to provide high level leadership and expertise to oversee a high performing team that will provide direction and technical expertise to clients, suppliers and internal procurement managers to ensure informed procurement of technical goods and services. The Manager, Technical Services will also be responsible for ensuring that the relevant Guidelines, Standards and Specifications for DPTI are updated and maintained, and that business areas across DPTI are receiving technical advice to enable them to achieve their functional outcomes.

Essential Qualifications: A relevant degree and/or post graduate qualification.

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

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 20 January 2017

PO5 $111,854 to $$117,308 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Graeme Brown - General Manager, Asset Management

Telephone: (08) 8343 2161

Email: graeme.brown@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

Manager Lease Negotiations

VACANCY NO. 2016-16479
Ongoing Appointment
LOCATION: Adelaide CBD

The Manager Lease Negotiations is responsible for leading and directing a team of leasing specialists in providing a best practice commercial property and specialist leasing advisory service to DPTIs Client Services team to enable it to deliver strategic accommodation services to DPTI and across government. The role will develop and review Government's commercial property leasing policies and business procedures and practices, develop and maintain a comprehensive commercial property leasing network and information base that effectively disseminates Government's commercial leasing policies and procedures to the market, provide timely market intelligence on current and emerging commercial leasing trends and ensure high quality leasing outcomes are delivered by providing expert negotiation advice, financial analysis and endorsement of lease proposals prior to approval.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualification in Property, Business or a relevant discipline is desired.

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. Some work outside normal hours and some intra and interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required. A current drivers 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 7 February 2017

ASO8 $108, 705 to $113,013 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Narelle Gaudio - Manager, Whole of Government Accommodation Services

Telephone: (08) 7424 7011

Email: narelle.gaudio@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

Senior Sports Psychologist

VACANCY NO. 2016-16480
Contract Appointment up to 4 years
LOCATION: Adelaide Metro (Kidman Park)

The Senior Sports Psychologist is responsible for the provision and coordination of the Institutes performance psychology services and to ensure that all performance psychology support and interventions are consistent with internationally benchmarked elite sports program standards. The primary focus of the role is to provide direct performance psychological support to enhance athlete development, performance and recovery whilst ensuring a close working relationship exists with all lead coaches. Whenever possible, the Senior Sports Psychologist will be the lead psychology service provider for SASIs targeted podium campaigns to ensure international benchmark performance targets are achieved.

Essential Qualifications: Registered Psychologist with specialisation in Sport Psychology. Has a minimum of 5 years experience providing sport / performance psychology support to elite athletes and teams and is able to draw on this experience as part of her/his applied practice.

Special Conditions: Work outside normal office hours and intra and interstate travel is required. A current SA drivers licence and willingness to drive is essential. This role has been classified as a position of trust and as a prescribed position under the Childrens Protection Act 1993. 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 January 2017

AHP2 $77,752 to $90,029 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Tom Patrick - High Performance Sports Manager

Telephone: (08) 8457 1518

Email: tom.patrick@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

Human Resource Roles (Pool)

Senior Consultant (ASO5) - Vacancy No: 2016-14933
Senior Consultant (ASO6) - Vacancy No: 2016-14940 
Principal Consultant (ASO7) - Vacancy No: 2016-14938
Temporary / Term (Up to 12 months)

Location - Adelaide CBD

Here’s your chance to work for a vibrant and innovative department that oversees planning, transport and infrastructure in our state.  We’re looking for people who want to bring their energy, skills and knowledge to make South Australia the best it can be – joining more than 3,000 staff already dedicated to this task.  Enjoy training and development, flexible work options and competitive pay and conditions.

Are you an experienced Human Resources, Employee Relations or Organisation Development professional looking to join a diverse team environment with the opportunity to get involved in a range of complex and challenging people focused projects? Are you innovative, strategically driven and community minded? DPTI is looking to establish a pool of experienced professionals who hold well-developed knowledge of their discipline, have a high level of analytical and research skills and the ability to build relationships and negotiate complex matters.

DPTI is looking to establish a pool of experienced professionals who hold well-developed knowledge of their discipline, have a high level of analytical and research skills and the ability to build relationships and negotiate complex matters.

We are looking for suitable candidates with relevant demonstrated experience in one or more of the following human resource disciplines:

  • HR operations, including managing misconduct, unsatisfactory performance, redeployment and organisational restructuring;
  • Industrial/employee relations, including enterprise bargaining and complex industrial case management in State and Federal jurisdictions;
  • Organisational development, including workforce planning, metrics and organisational design;
  • Policy development; and/or
  • Workforce reporting, payroll administration, recruitment and HR transactional services.

Special Conditions: This is a temporary pool open for 12 months with opportunities for up to 12 months duration. Vacancies may be filled at the ASO5, ASO6 or ASO7 level depending on the organisational needs that arise. Opportunities may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis.

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 of the role being applied for. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The department supports flexible working arrangements to achieve work life balance. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm on 10 February 2017 

ASO5 $75,430 to $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO6 $87,384 to $92,743 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO7 $96,459 to $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Tracy Thomas - HR Business Partner

Telephone: (08) 8343 2536

Email: tracy.thomas@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 (ASO5)
Role Statement (ASO6)
Role Statement (ASO7)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply