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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.


Administrative Officer

Vacancy No. 2017-19480
Temporary Appointment up to 4 months
Location: Port Pirie
$26,183 - $47,791 (ASO1)

Here is your chance to work for a vibrant and innovative department that oversees planning, transport and infrastructure in our state. The department is seeking dynamic and highly motivated individual to provide customer focused services across the department. To be successful, you will have high level communication skills, both verbal and written, excellent customer service skills, well developed organisational skills and have the ability to prioritise multiple tasks.

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.

Our Commitment to Diversity: 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

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 27 April 2017

ASO1 $26,183 to $47,791 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Simon Harley - Senior Facilities Manager

Telephone: 0427 013 487

Email: simon.harley@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

5038

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Project Officer - Leigh Creek

Vacancy No. 2017-19475
Temporary Appointment up to 8 months
Location: Adelaide CBD
$75,430 - $84,497 (ASO5)

The Project Officer, Leigh Creek role reports to the Manager Property Performance and Administration. The role will negotiate and manage a portfolio of residential and commercial contracts, agreements and leases from an operational, financial and procedural perspective. The Project Officer is also responsible to maintain up to date and accurate information in the property data base, meet all statutory obligations relating to the properties, manage and report on capital works projects within the portfolio and undertake negotiations regarding property management and operational issues on behalf of the Department and the Minister. The position 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: A current driver's licence.

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. The incumbent may be required to make frequents visits to Leigh Creek to inspect housing assets. Accordingly, some work outside normal hours and some intrastate travel involving overnight absences will be required.

Our Commitment to Diversity: 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

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 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Ms Helen Thornton - Manager, Property Performance and Administration Services

Telephone: (08) 8323 2300

Email: helen.thornton@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

5038

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior High Performance Coordinator

Vacancy No. 2017-19483
Temporary Appointment up to 13 months
Location: Kidman Park
$75,430 - $84,497 (ASO5)

The South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) is a Division within the Office of Recreation of Sports and is charged with specific responsibilities for the identification, development and support of athletes with the potential to perform at the highest national and international levels in sports. The Senior High Performance Coordinator is responsible for providing strategic and operational support for a number of SASI high performance sport programs in the areas of: budgeting/financial management, program and athlete plans and reviews, travel and logistics coordination and the effective integration of sport science and medicine service delivery. The position develops and maintains strong working relationships with program partners including national sporting organisation and state sporting organisations.

Essential Qualifications: 5 years experience in a similar role working in the high performance sport sector.

Special Conditions: Some out of hours work may be required. Intra and interstate travel is required and international travel may be required. Current Drivers Licence 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.

Our Commitment to Diversity: 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

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 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Mr Tom Patrick - Manager High Performance Programs

Telephone: (08) 8457 1418

Email: tom.patrick@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

5038

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior Project Officer, Sport Culture and Ethics

Vacancy No. 2017-19161
Ongoing Appointment
Location: Kidman Park
$75,430 - $84,497 (ASO5)

The Office of Recreation and Sport (ORS) is the lead agency for the Governments policy on sport and active recreation. The Senior Project Officer, Sport Culture and Ethics is responsible for the management, development and implementation of sport culture and ethics initiatives provided by the ORS. In particular initiatives involving child safety; sport culture; member protection; Play by the Rules; conflict management; and other related programs. The position will nurture effective partnerships with industry, other government agencies, and organisations through the provision of advice and support while encouraging the growth and development of the sport and recreation industry within South Australia.

Special Conditions: Demonstrated experience in working with sport or recreational organisations or like industry at a management level in the development, implementation and evaluation of projects and programs. Well developed knowledge of the obligations around creating and maintaining child safe environments as required for organisations under the Childrens Protection Act 1993. Please see the role statement for more special conditions.

Our Commitment to Diversity: 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

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 April 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Mr Richard Mellon - Manager, Industry Support

Telephone: (08) 8457 1451

Email: richard.mellon@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

5038

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior Facilities Manager

Vacancy No. 2017-19163
Ongoing Appointment
Location: Murray Bridge
$87,384 - $92,743 (OPS7)

The Senior Facilities Manager is responsible for managing the development and provision of total facilities management services across multiple government agencies in accordance with the Across Government Facilities Management Arrangements (AGFMA). The role delivers a responsive single point of contact to client agencies, interprets and provides expert building, technical and procedural advice, and ensures all works are undertaken in accordance with Australian Standards, Codes of Practice, government policy and relevant legislation.

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 inter/intrastate travel involving overnight absences may be required. A current driver's licence is essential.

Our Commitment to Diversity: 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

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 3 May 2017

OPS7 $87,384 to $92,743 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Kevin Stewart - Operations Manager

Telephone: (08) 8226 4451

Email: kevin.stewart2@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Ms Pam Langford
PO Box 296
Plympton  SA  5038

Email: pam.langford@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Operations Controller

Vacancy No. 2017-19198
Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide
$1,416.68 - $1,942.80 per week (Rail Com.)

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 someone who wants to bring their energy, skills and knowledge to make South Australia the best it can be – joining our team already dedicated to this task. Enjoy training and development, flexible work options and competitive pay and conditions.

The Operations Controller is responsible for managing and controlling the movement of all trains and track vehicles over the rail system, providing expert advice on safe working matters and providing leadership to workgroups.

The successful candidate will have well-developed communication skills, be prepared to be challenged, have the ability to work under extreme pressure and work collaboratively with team members. If you are highly motivated, passionate, have strong problem-solving skills and are a strong leader, we would like to hear from you.

Essential Qualifications: Qualification in Rail Safe Working rules and procedures.

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.
  • Identified as a Rail Safety Worker role, classifies as Safety Critical Worker Category 2 and is subject to periodic health assessments as per Rail Safety National Law (SA) 2012.
  • Required to work shift work in accordance with a seven (7) day roster including morning, night, weekend and public holiday shifts.

Our Commitment to Diversity: 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

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 24 April 2017

$1,416.68 - $1,942.80 per week

Enquiries to:

Mr Paul De Jong - Unit Manager, Network Control

Telephone: (08) 8218 2293

Email: paul.dejong@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

Planning Opportunities (Pool)

Vacancy No. 2017-18824 (PO2)
Vacancy No. 2017-18827 (PO3) 
Vacancy No. 2017-18828 (PO4) 

Full time / Part Time, Multiple Vacancies
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.

Do you have experience in planning, community engagement, the development sector or leading innovation and change? Are you looking to join a diverse team environment with the opportunity to get involved in creating and transitioning to a new planning system? DPTI is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals who have analytical and research skills, project management skills, the ability to build relationships, communicate effectively in all mediums and prioritise across multiple projects.

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

  • Experience in strategic planning, policy drafting and development assessment
  • Leading innovation and change within planning or similar profession
  • Driving better integrated planning outcomes within infrastructure projects and strategies
  • Community and stakeholder engagement processes
  • Great communicators who can explain complex issues in a straightforward manner.

Special Conditions: This is a pool open for 12 months. Opportunities for employment will be offered at the PO2, PO3 and PO4 classification level depending on the organisational needs that arise. Opportunities may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis. Please refer to the individual role statements for each classification level for further information relating to selection criteria, expectations and outcomes.

Our Commitment to Diversity: 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

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: Applications are now being accepted

PO2 $77,752 to $86,620 p.a. + Superannuation

PO3 $90,029 to $95,487 p.a. + Superannuation

PO4 $98,896 to $108,105 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Anita Allen - Manager, Planning Reform

Telephone: (08) 7109 7099

Email: anita.allen@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 (PO2)
Role Statement (PO3)
Role Statement (PO4)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply



Administrative Talent Network (Pool)

Vacancy No. 2017-17639 (ASO2)
Vacancy No. 2017-17647 (ASO3) 
Vacancy No. 2017-17648 (ASO4) 
Vacancy No. 2017-17649 (ASO5) 


Temporary Appointment up to 12 months
Multiple Vacancies
Location: Various

Duties: Here is your chance to work for a vibrant and innovative department that oversees planning, transport and infrastructure in our state. We are 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. The department is seeking to establish a talent pool of dynamic and highly motivated individuals to provide customer focused services across the department. To be successful, you will have high level communication skills, both verbal and written, excellent customer service skills, well developed organisational skills and have the ability to prioritise multiple tasks.

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.

Our Commitment to Diversity: 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

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: Applications are now being accepted

ASO2 $50,815 to $55,003 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO3 $59,181 to $63,368 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO4 $67,635 to $70,762 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO5 $78,430 to $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Amanda Watson-Tran - Unit Manager, General Administration

Telephone: (08) 7109 7719

Email: amanda.watson-tran@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 (ASO2)
Role Statement (ASO3)
Role Statement (ASO4)
Role Statement (ASO5)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Human Resource Roles (Pool)

Human Resource Consultant (ASO4) - Vacancy No: 2017-17404
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 an ASO4 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: Applications are now being accepted

ASO4 $67,635 to $70,762 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Paula Lowe - Office Manager, Human Resources

Telephone: (08) 8343 2883

Email: paula.lowe@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 (ASO4)
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.

Do you have experience in Human Resources, Employee Relations or Organisation Development? Are you looking to join a diverse team environment with the opportunity to get involved in a range of complex and challenging people focused projects? The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals who have analytical and research skills and the ability to build relationships and negotiate complex matters. The Human Resources Consultant works closely on a daily basis with other unit team members and senior management across the department and liaises with other agencies and the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment of specific 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: Applications are now being accepted

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