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The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations with assets in excess of $13 billion, an annual operating budget exceeding $1.1 billion and a capital program of $670 million with more than 3000 employees. We are delivering the biggest public transport investment in South Australia's history through a series of projects spanning 10 years.

DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for each vacancy.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

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

Click on a job title for more information about each vacancy.

JOB TITLE SALARY DETAILS LOCATION TENURE OF VACANCY CLOSING DATE QUALIFICATIONS

Construction and Maintenance Worker - Outback Roads (Pool)

CMW5 - CMW7
$1,036.90 to $1,113.10 pw + Superannuation

Various

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 24 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 329281 (CMW5) $1,036.90 to $1,048.20 pw + Superannuation
Vacancy No. 329283 (CMW6) $1,064.40 to $1,077.30 pw + Superannuation
Vacancy No. 329290 (CMW7) $1,099.80 to $1,113.10 pw + Superannuation

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) serves the South Australian community by providing safe, effective and efficient planning, transport and infrastructure networks across the state and facilitating development of the State's infrastructure.

DPTI is a values based organisation and relies on its people to live the values through positive behaviours to improve outcomes for employees and all South Australians.

By working together they capitalise on a unique and powerful opportunity - to connect with every part of the community and deliver positive outcomes every day.

The Department is seeking to establish a pool of Construction and Maintenance Workers in the Civil Construction and Routine Maintenance environment. Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities arise.

Duties
There are multiple Construction and Maintenance roles available at different levels responsible for delivering the following works:

  • Construction and maintenance of unsealed roads including activities such as dry grading, wet maintenance, patching and maintenance of associated road side furniture
  • Drainage work including floodway and culvert repairs; and
  • Other works as directed

The roles are within the Asset Management Directorate which is responsible for the management and maintenance of the State’s transport assets and must comply with DPTI’s legislative Health and Safety policies and procedures. These roles are based in regional locations with each roster currently starting and concluding in Port Augusta.

Special Conditions

  • Initial location will be to start and finish at a nominated depot and supply own transport to and from the depot during break. The incumbent must be prepared to work anywhere in the State including remote sites
  • Work an 18 day/10 day roster of generally 18 days on at 9.5 hours, 10 days off, i.e. work an average of 152 hours over a four week cycle
  • Live in mobile camp accommodation and provide, prepare and cook own meals
  • Work in remote, isolated areas of the State in extreme climatic conditions
  • Be prepared to fly in a light aircraft or helicopter

Requirements
To be eligible for these roles, applicants must:

  • Essential:
    - possess an Occupational Health and Safety Construction Induction (White Card)
    - hold a current Heavy Combination Driver’s Licence (HC)
    - possess a Work Zone Traffic Management (RIIWHS205D & RIIWHS302D)
    - be willing to undertake pre-employment screening
    - hold a Grader competency qualification and/or proven experience in operating a grader (CMW6 and CMW7 roles)
  • Desirable:
    - possess a Remote First Aid Certificate
    - hold a current Multi Combination Drivers Licence (MC)
    - verification of Competency for Front End Loader (CMW5 role)
    - verification of Competency for earthmoving plant and equipment (CMW6 and CMW7 roles)

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an 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 and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

Enquiries to:
Ms Dana Linnett
HAYS Recruitment Agency

Telephone:
(08) 8212 5242

Email:
dana.linnett@hays.com

Applications to:
Ms Dana Linnett
HAYS Recruitment Agency
Level 17, 11-19 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000

Email: dana.linnett@hays.com


Role Statement (CMW5)
Role Statement (CMW6)
Role Statement (CMW7)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Principal Consultant IR (Pool)

ASO7
$100,059 to $108,307 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 326347

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in managing a broad range of human resource and industrial relations matters. We are a high performing, diverse team who value collaboration, innovation and agile thinking. We will work with you to support the development of your career and the skills and capabilities you need.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full time or part time basis. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO7 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Principal Consultant, IR is responsible for representation and assistance to the organisation on employment law, enterprise bargaining agreements and industrial relations matters. The role will utilise highly developed skills in negotiation and dispute resolution. Further, the Principal Consultant, IR will provide and facilitate expert advice and support to managers and staff on complex industrial and employee relations matters which effectively manage risks and align with the organisation’s culture. To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to think strategically with a high level of innovative and analytical problem-solving skills. You will have a passion for communicating and influencing at all levels and building trust and strong value based relationships with key stakeholders. Previous experience working in a fast paced environment, representation in industrial tribunals and the provision of coaching to senior management, will be highly regarded.

Requirements
A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role is essential. Some out-of-hours work will be required. Intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages broadly addressing the key outcomes of the role and the person capabilities as detailed within the role statement and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition all applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Irene Psarros
Senior Project Officer

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1989

Email:
irene.psarros@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

IR Consultant (Pool)

ASO6
$90,984 to $96,343 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 326346

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in managing a broad range of human resource and industrial relations matters. We are a high performing, diverse team who value collaboration, innovation and agile thinking. We will work with you to support the development of your career and the skills and capabilities you need.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full time or part time basis. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO7 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The IR Consultant is responsible for providing advisory and consultancy services on a diverse range of complex and sensitive employment law, enterprise bargaining agreements and industrial relations matters. The role will provide expert advice and support to managers and staff on industrial and employee relations matters. The role includes the undertaking of critical, sensitive and complex research and analysis. This work contributes to the provision of a flexible and adaptable workforce within the relevant legislation, industrial instruments and across-government policies and priorities. To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to think strategically and have analytical problem-solving skills and high level writing skills. You will have a passion for building trust and strong relationships with key stakeholders. Previous experience working in a fast paced environment, representation in industrial tribunals matters and the provision of coaching to senior management, will be highly regarded.

Requirements
Relevant discipline experience is essential. Some out-of-hours work will be required. Intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages broadly addressing the key outcomes of the role and the person capabilities as detailed within the role statement and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition all applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Irene Psarros
Senior Project Officer

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1989

Email:
irene.psarros@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Principal Consultant HR (Pool)

ASO7
$100,059 to $108,307 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 326345

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in managing a broad range of human resource and industrial relations matters. We are a high performing, diverse team who value collaboration, innovation and agile thinking. We will work with you to support the development of your career and the skills and capabilities you need.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full time or part time basis. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO7 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Principal Consultant, HR is accountable for the delivery of effective human resource practices though the leadership of the Human Resources team. The role will be responsible for providing and coordinating expert advisory and consultancy services on a diverse range of complex and sensitive human resource and industrial relations matters through a HR Business Partnership model. Further, the role will oversee the management of complex case management matters, industrial matters and support change management initiatives. To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to think strategically with a high level of innovative and analytical problem-solving skills. You will have a passion for communicating and influencing at all levels and building trust and strong value based relationships with key stakeholders. Previous experience working in a fast paced environment and involvement in complex case management matters, particularly performance management will be highly regarded.

Requirements
A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role is essential. Some out-of-hours work will be required. Intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages broadly addressing the key outcomes of the role and the person capabilities as detailed within the role statement and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition all applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Irene Psarros
Senior Project Officer

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1989

Email:
irene.psarros@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

HR Business Partner (Pool)

ASO6
$90,984 to $96,343 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 326344

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in managing a broad range of human resource and industrial relations matters. We are a high performing, diverse team who value collaboration, innovation and agile thinking. We will work with you to support the development of your career and the skills and capabilities you need.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full time or part time basis. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO7 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The HR Business Partner is responsible for providing advisory and consultancy services on a diverse range of complex and sensitive human resource and industrial relations matters. This role is required to work collaboratively with the HR team and a variety of stakeholders across a diverse portfolio to deliver HR outcomes which reflect the Department’s objectives. Key elements of the role will include effective business partnering with senior management, leading and developing a small team of HR professionals, complex case management, in particular relating to performance management, medical incapacity and misconduct, providing HR advice and business solutions, coaching managers, partnering with Industrial Relations to deliver industrial advice and developing and implementing change management strategies. To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to think strategically, have analytical problem-solving skills and high level writing skills. You will have a passion for building trust and strong relationships with key stakeholders. Previous experience working in a fast paced environment and involvement in case management matters, particularly performance management and the provision of coaching to senior management, will be highly regarded.

Requirements
Relevant discipline experience is essential. Some out-of-hours work will be required. Intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages broadly addressing the key outcomes of the role and the person capabilities as detailed within the role statement and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition all applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Irene Psarros
Senior Project Officer

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1989

Email:
irene.psarros@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

HR/IR Consultant (Pool)

ASO4
$70,635 to $74,116 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 326342

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in managing a broad range of human resource and industrial relations matters. We are a high performing, diverse team who value collaboration, innovation and agile thinking. We will work with you to support the development of your career and the skills and capabilities you need.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full time or part time basis. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO7 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The HR/IR Consultant is responsible for providing and coordinating advisory and consultancy services on a diverse range of complex and sensitive human resource and industrial relations matters. This work contributes to the provision of a flexible and adaptable workforce within the relevant legislation, industrial instruments and across-government policies and priorities, as well as the effective and efficient implementation of best human resource practice in the Department. To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to provide sound advice, interpret various industrial instruments and legislation, lead case management matters and draft formal documentation.

Requirements
Relevant discipline experience is essential. Some out-of-hours work will be required. Intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages broadly addressing the key outcomes of the role and the person capabilities as detailed within the role statement and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition all applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Irene Psarros
Senior Project Officer

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1989

Email:
irene.psarros@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior HR/IR Consultant (Pool)

ASO5
$79,030 to $88,097 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 326343

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in managing a broad range of human resource and industrial relations matters. We are a high performing, diverse team who value collaboration, innovation and agile thinking. We will work with you to support the development of your career and the skills and capabilities you need.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full time or part time basis. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO7 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Senior HR/IR Consultant is responsible for providing advisory and consultancy services on a diverse range of complex and sensitive human resource and industrial relations matters. This role is required to influence stakeholders, manage an allocated portfolio of the business and undertake supervision of staff. Duties will involve the provision of advice to stakeholders, interpretation of various industrial instruments and legislation, negotiation with union and employee association representatives, and representation of the Department at industrial forums.

To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to lead case management matters, including misconduct, medical incapacity, performance management, change management, and classification assessments and will have demonstrated experience in drafting formal documentation, including recommendations for senior management’s consideration.

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

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages broadly addressing the key outcomes of the role and the person capabilities as detailed within the role statement and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition all applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Irene Psarros
Senior Project Officer

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1989

Email:
irene.psarros@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Assistant HR Consultant (Pool)

ASO3
$62,181 to $66,368 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 326341

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in managing a broad range of human resource and industrial relations matters. We are a high performing, diverse team who value collaboration, innovation and agile thinking. We will work with you to support the development of your career and the skills and capabilities you need.

Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities for up to 12 months in duration arise. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full time or part time basis. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO7 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Assistant HR Consultant is accountable for providing support and advice on a range of human resource functions and projects which contribute to the effective and efficient implementation of best human resource practice in the Department. The role assists with the provision of advisory and consultancy services to specific client groups across the Department through a business partnering model. Duties involve the provision of advice to stakeholders, researching various industrial instruments and legislation and assisting in case management matters, including misconduct, medical incapacity, performance management, change management, and classification assessments. To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to undertake research, provide sound advice, draft formal documentation and work with a broad range of stakeholders.

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

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages broadly addressing the key outcomes of the role and the person capabilities as detailed within the role statement and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition all applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Irene Psarros
Senior Project Officer

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1989

Email:

irene.psarros@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply