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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.


Senior Construction Engineer

Vacancy No. 2017-21547
Temporary Appointment up to 24 months
Location: Walkley Heights
Classification: PO3 ($90,029 - $95,487 p.a)

The Senior Construction Engineer contributes to the delivery of a comprehensive range of project management, construction management and specialist advice related to complex construction, electrical, maintenance of fleet mechanical works across the state. The planning and managing of complex projects where required, includes determining and allocating resources and work priorities, and motivating staff to ensure standards and efficiencies are met.

Essential Qualifications
Relevant degree level qualification.

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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 4 August 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Mr Chris Shaw - Team Leader, Bridge Maintenance and Urban Construction

Telephone: (08) 8260 0062

Email: Christopher.shaw@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Construction Engineer

Vacancy No. 2017-21549
Temporary Appointment up to 24 months
Location: Port Augusta
Classification: PO2 ($77,752 - $86,620 p.a)

The Construction Engineer is accountable for the delivery and management of construction projects and maintenance programs across the unsealed road network in the northern and western areas of South Australia with specialised technical expertise and competence to develop appropriate methodologies and apply proven techniques on a range of projects and programs under limited direction. The successful incumbent shall be willing to be trained in the unsealed roads condition reporting system and agree to participate in the on call roster (weekends and after hours at Port Augusta) for road condition reporting. Regular travel to remote worksites will be required.

Essential Qualifications
Relevant degree level qualification.

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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 4 August 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Mr Chris Bettison - Team Leader, Rural Construction and Outback Roads

Telephone: (08) 8260 0037

Email: chris.bettison@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Facilities and Works Coordinator

Vacancy No. 2017-21851
Ongoing Appointment
Location: Port Augusta
Classification: ASO5 ($75,430 - $84,497 p.a)

The Facilities and Works Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing projects, works programs, project teams and risks in 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 also delivers a single point of contact for processes for the Property Services Maintenance Contract for Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands and other remote areas. Duties include delivering expert building advice and interpretation on technical and procedural matters in relation to, and in accordance with Australian Standards, Codes of Practice, government policy and relevant legislation. A key aspect of the role is to identify analyses, manage service delivery and contractual risks for building projects and facilities management programs.

Essential Qualifications
A current driver's licence is essential.

Special Conditions
This role has been classified as a position of trust. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some work outside normal hours and inter/intrastate travel involving overnight absences may be required. The position is located in Port Augusta and will regularly travel to the APY lands and other remote areas.

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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 4 August 2017

ASO5 $75,430 - $84,497 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

Aboriginal Cultural Consultant

Vacancy No. 2017-21749
Temporary Appointment up to 12 months
Location: Adelaide
Classification: ASO4 ($67,635 - $70,762 p.a)

The Aboriginal Cultural Consultant is responsible for promoting the Department as an employer of choice to Aboriginal communities and contributing to the promotion and implementation of strategies in the Department's Aboriginal Employment Strategy. The assistance in providing specialist advice and support to managers and supervisors to promote and create culturally inclusive workplaces is integral to the role. The role also provides specialist services to the training, personnel development and retention of Aboriginal employees and works in collaboration with the Aboriginal Engagement staff to identify, develop and implement new initiatives. Demonstrated ability to work respectfully and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and an understanding of Aboriginal cultural values and social issues us required. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encourage to apply.

Essential Qualifications
A current driver's licence is essential.

Special Conditions
This role will be filled by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person as equal employment opportunity programs as per section 65 of the Public Sector Act 2009. Work outside of normal hours and intrastate travel involving overnight absences 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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 4 August 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Mr Errol Lovegrove - Senior Aboriginal Consultant

Telephone: (08) 7109 7129

Email: errol.lovegrove@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Performance and Improvement Coordinator

Vacancy No. 2017-21162
Temporary Appointment up to 12 months
Location: Adelaide
Classification: ASO6 ($87,384 - $92,743 p.a)

The Performance and Improvement Coordinator is responsible for leading and managing the full performance cycle of general administrative officers and reallocated Business Support staff across various DPTI sites. The role is responsible for creating opportunities for staff career progression, training and development and the continuous improvement of process and systems. The role also provides efficient and effective resourcing and supporting service to the business; identifies, scopes and rolls out opportunities for improvement; rolls out tools for consistency; and, reshapes the way services are provided to improve overall performance.

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.

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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 4 August 2017

ASO6 $87,384 - $92,743 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:

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 Performance and Reporting Officer

Vacancy No. 2017-21543
Temporary Appointment up to 24 months
Location: Adelaide Metro (Walkley Heights)
Classification: ASO6 ($87,384 - $92,743 p.a)

The Business Performance and Reporting Officer is responsible for in-depth analysis of data as required across parts of the Road Maintenance Delivery Unit, providing actionable and evidence-based recommendations to senior leaders. The Business Performance and Reporting Officer is also responsible for providing recommendations on change processes to improve processes and identify opportunities to improve efficiency and drive change.

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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 28 July 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Ms Rebecca Timmings - Manager, Field Services

Telephone: 0427 015 829

Email: rebecca.timmings@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Tram Operator (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) (Pool)

Vacancy No. 2017-21316
Ongoing Appointment
Classification: Tram Operator ($980.78 - $1,251.54 weekly paid)

The Department is seeking to establish a pool of Tram Operators for a period of 12 months. Successful candidates will be placed in the pool and may be appointed as opportunities arise. As a Trainee Tram Operator you will be provided with comprehensive training, a very competitive pay rate which rises as you become qualified and attractive leave provisions. The Tram Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of light rail vehicles, across the Adelaide metropolitan tram network, in accordance with safe working rules, regulations and procedures. Functions include driving, adhering to timetabled services, assisting customers with ticketing and fare queries and delivering excellent customer service to ensure passengers enjoy a safe, reliable and timely means of transport.

Special Conditions: To be eligible for this role, candidates must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, hold a current unrestricted drivers licence, be willing to work shift work in accordance with a seven day rotating roster, including early mornings, nights, weekends and public holidays and be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical and criminal history clearance.

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 completed pre-screening application/questionnaire and curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete a cover sheet quoting the vacancy number of the role being applied for and confirmation of Aboriginality. 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.

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.

Closing Date: 28 July 2017

Tram Operator $980.78 - $1,251.54 weekly paid

Enquiries to:

Ms Janice Collinson - Recruitment Officer

Telephone: (08) 7109 7110

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Pre-Screening Application
Confirmation of Aboriginality
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Tram Operator (Pool)

Vacancy No. 2017-21314
Ongoing Appointment
Classification: Tram Operator ($980.78 - $1,251.54 weekly paid)

The Department is seeking to establish a pool of Tram Operators for a period of 12 months. Successful candidates will be placed in the pool and may be appointed as opportunities arise. As a Trainee Tram Operator you will be provided with comprehensive training, a very competitive pay rate which rises as you become qualified and attractive leave provisions. The Tram Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of light rail vehicles, across the Adelaide metropolitan tram network, in accordance with safe working rules, regulations and procedures. Functions include driving, adhering to timetabled services, assisting customers with ticketing and fare queries and delivering excellent customer service to ensure passengers enjoy a safe, reliable and timely means of transport.

Special Conditions: To be eligible for this role, candidates must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, hold a current unrestricted drivers licence, be willing to work shift work in accordance with a seven day rotating roster, including early mornings, nights, weekends and public holidays and be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical and criminal history clearance.

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 completed pre-screening application/questionnaire and curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete a 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 SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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.

Closing Date: 28 July 2017

Tram Operator $980.78 - $1,251.54 weekly paid

Enquiries to:

Ms Janice Collinson - Recruitment Officer

Telephone: (08) 7109 7110

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Pre-Screening Application
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Help Desk Officer

Vacancy No. 2017-21618
Ongoing Appointment
Multiple Vacancies
Location: Adelaide
Classification: ASO3 ($59,181 - $63,368 p.a)

The Help Desk Officers are responsible for operating the DPTI Help Desk, which is the single point of first contact for customers, and dealing with DPTI and client agency customers, service providers and stakeholders in a professional, effective and efficient manner.  The roles are responsible for receiving, logging, prioritising and allocating work requests, directing staff and services providers, providing a range of other administrative and financial support services including the reconciliations of invoices against work requests, and the preparation of ad-hoc financial reports and budgets. A key component of these roles is providing excellence in service delivery, contributing to strategic outcomes, contributing to economic development and job creation, and promoting a culture of "one Government".

Special Conditions: These roles have been classified as a position of trust.  The incumbents are subject to a satisfactory criminal history check in line with departmental policies and procedures.  Some work outside normal hours 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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 25 July 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Mr David Yates - Manager, DPTI Property Services

Telephone: (08) 8343 2756

Email: david.yates@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Housing Officer

Vacancy No. 2017-21619
Temporary / Term Appointment (Up to 12 months)
Location: Adelaide
Classification: ASO5 ($75,430 - $84,497 p.a)

The Housing Officer is responsible for managing a portfolio of government owned and leased housing and is the prime point of reference for government employees working in a regional location in the State. The role will provide a high quality tenancy and property management service and ensure that the properties are maintained to a high standard in accordance with relevant policies and procedures and that vacancies are managed to ensure maximum utilization of properties. A key outcome of this role is providing excellence in service delivery, driving strategic outcomes, contributing to economic development and job creation, and promoting a culture of "one Government".

Essential Qualifications: A current drivers licence is essential. 

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 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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 25 July 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Mr Peter Miller - Manager, Government Employee Housing

Telephone: (08) 8343 2663

Email: peter.miller@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Rail Commissioner Payroll Coordinator

Vacancy No. 2017-21626
Temporary / Term Appointment (Up to 12 months)
Location: Adelaide
Classification: ASO4 ($67,635 - $70,762 p.a)

The Payroll Coordinator Rail Commissioner is accountable for providing system maintenance and complex and specialised payroll functions for Rail Commissioner staff to ensure that accurate and timely payroll processing and associated reporting occurs.  The role is responsible for managing the timely and accurate updating of payroll, leave, employee, position management and other relevant payroll information and ensuring compliance with relevant Awards, Enterprise Agreements and legislative requirements.  A key aspect of the role is working directly with Rail Commissioner senior management and staff, and liaising with team members and staff across the department.

Special Conditions: Some out-of-hours work and intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences 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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 25 July 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Ms Donna Hirons - Unit Manager, Workforce Management

Telephone: (08) 8343 2860

Email: donna.hirons@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Senior Workforce Reporting Officer

Vacancy No. 2017-21627
Temporary / Term Appointment (Up to 6 months)
Location: Adelaide
Classification: ASO5 ($75,430 - $84,497 p.a)

The Senior Workforce Reporting Officer is accountable for delivering and providing expert advisory and consultancy services on workplace reporting matters across the Department.  The role is responsible for significantly contributing to the provision of a range of workforce reporting services including the preparation and analysis of regular and ad-hoc reports for senior management and other external and internal customers.  A key aspect of this role is working directly with senior management and staff across the Department on workforce planning and in the use of HRMS reporting tools.

Special Conditions: Some out-of-hours work and intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences 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 CV 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

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.

Closing Date: 25 July 2017

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

Enquiries to:

Ms Donna Hirons - Unit Manager, Workforce Management

Telephone: (08) 8343 2860

Email: donna.hirons@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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