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The Department for Infrastructure and Transport 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.

The Department 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 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

Manager, Environment and Sustainability

PO5
$114,254 to $122,722 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary appointment up to 13 months

4 November 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 403509

The Manager, Environment and Sustainability (E&S) is responsible for providing high level leadership and expertise to ensure the E&S Unit plays an integral part in enabling the delivery of modern public service, with a focus on performance based technical requirements to support achieving whole of life functional, sustainable outcomes and benefits. The role will support and facilitate a broad range of technical standard advisory services, including the Environment, Sustainability, Contamination, Environmental Permits and Standards, Marine, Heritage, Asbestos and DDA Compliance disciplines across the Department and external as required. The role will provide strong leadership and collaborative management to lead the strategic determination, planning and management of services which ensure all of the Department's assets are supported and underpinned by consistent, effective, integrated and relevant standards, policies, procedures and technical expertise. The Manager, Environment and Sustainability is responsible for ensuring relevant Guidelines, Standards and Specifications for the Department representative of the E&S disciplines are updated and maintained, and that business areas across the Department are receiving technical advice to enable and achieve their functional outcomes and overseeing a high performing team, providing direction and technical expertise to clients, suppliers and internal procurement managers to ensure informed procurement of technical goods and services.

Requirements
A relevant degree in engineering, science or other appropriate discipline.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

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.

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 Emma Hicks
Manager, Environment and Sustainability

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2591

Email:
emma.hicks@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Project Manager

ASO6 - ASO7 - ASO8
$92,784 to $118,413 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 24 months)

2 November 2020

No

Vacancy No. 401635 (ASO6) $92,784 to $98,143 pa + Superannuation
Vacancy No. 401632 (ASO7) $101,859 to $110,107 pa + Superannuation
Vacancy No. 401624 (ASO8) $114,105 to $118,413 pa + Superannuation

The Project Manager is responsible for delivering building projects and client agency programs involving complex and/or politically sensitive and/or risk management to time, cost, and quality and ensuring projects meet the objectives and requirements of the government and client agencies. The role includes providing comprehensive building project/program advice and planning, and a procurement role including preparation of contract documentation, to government and client agencies. Project Managers with proven project management experience in building construction projects above $1m (ASO6), $10m (ASO7) and $50m (ASO8) will be highly considered.

Requirements
Technical or construction related degree is preferred but not essential.

Special Conditions
This role is a dual call and the successful applicant will be appointed at the classification level commensurate with their skills and experience.

This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Government construction sites are often located in operational facilities such as schools and hospitals and DHS Screening Unit clearances are required as part of this role.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

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.

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:
Mr Ben Hogarth
Director, Building Projects

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2350

Email:
ben.hogarth@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement (ASO6)
Role Statement (ASO7)
Role Statement (ASO8)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Assistant Customer Service Centre Manager

ASO3
$63,681 to $67,868 pa + Superannuation

Port Lincoln

Ongoing Appointment

2 November 2020

No

Vacancy No. 403218

The Assistant Customer Service Centre Manager is responsible for providing assistance in the efficient and effective day to day management and delivery of a comprehensive range of high quality customer focused, integrated Government services to the South Australian community. In particular, the role will assist with the coordination of the daily activities of Customer Service Officers, coach them to deal with more complex customer issues and ensure they are provided with updated policy, procedures and training. The role will provide support to the Manager to develop, implement and review work practices to enhance service delivery and assist in the collection and analysis of customer feedback.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

The incumbent must be prepared to be reassigned to different Service SA locations during periods of staff absences and high workloads or as required.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

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.

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 Therese Marshall
Customer Service Centre Manager

Telephone:
(08) 8688 3156

Email:
therese.marshall@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Electrical Tradesperson

M7
$1,393.08 to $1,478.20 per week + Superannuation

Morgan

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 24 months)

30 October 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 403041

Based at the Morgan Dockyard, the Electrical Tradesperson will be required to travel to 12 ferry crossing between Lyrup and Narrung to ensure their reliable and efficient operation through electrical maintenance. The incumbent will oversee and direct other trades and/or external contractor who are assisting in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic related tasks and liaise with suppliers and customers on a range of levels from within the agency and externally. The role requires participation in the refurbishment of River Murray ferries under a broader range refit program, as well as being involved in tasks related to ferry changeovers.

Requirements

  • Current driver's licence;
  • Current A Class Electrical licence;
  • Class HR licence (or willingness to obtain one);
  • White Card;
  • Recreational Boat licence;
  • Vehicle Loading Crane HRW licence (or willingness to obtain one);
  • Forklift Truck HRW licence (or willingness to obtain one);
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety certificate (or willingness to obtain one);
  • Coxswain Grade 2 NC (or willingness to obtain one); and
  • Confined Space licence (enter, work, gas test) (or willingness to obtain one)

There is a requirement to obtain and maintain appropriate valid licences subject to role and legislative requirements.

Special Conditions
The incumbent is required to be available for an on-call roster arrangement in which they are available to perform after-hours call outs for ferry repairs.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel including overnight absences may be required.

Responsible Tradesperson (M7) equates to Responsible Tradesperson (M6) Pay level.

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:
Mr Eric Cain
Dockyard Supervisor

Telephone:
0417 874 355

Email:
eric.cain@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Mechanical Tradesperson

M7
$1,393.08 to $1,478.20 per week + Superannuation

Morgan

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 24 months)

30 October 2020

Yes

Vacancy No. 401581

Based at the Morgan Dockyard, the Mechanical Tradesperson will be required to travel to 12 ferry crossings between Lyrup and Narrung to ensure their reliable and efficient operation through mechanical maintenance. The incumbent will oversee and direct other trades and/or external contractors who are assisting in mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical related tasks, and liaise with suppliers and customers on a range of levels from within the agency and externally. The role requires participation in the refurbishment of River Murray ferries under a broader refit program, in which components are installed, tested and commissioned, as well as being involved in tasks related to ferry changeovers.

Requirements

  • Current driver's licence;
  • Class HR licence (or willingness to obtain one);
  • White Card;
  • Recreational Boat licence;
  • Vehicle Loading Crane HRW licence (or willingness to obtain one);
  • Forklift Truck HRW licence (or willingness to obtain one);
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety certificate (or willingness to obtain one);
  • Coxswain Grade 2 NC (or willingness to obtain one); and
  • Confined Space licence (enter, work, gas test) (or willingness to obtain one)

There is a requirement to obtain and maintain appropriate valid licences subject to role and legislative requirements.

Special Conditions
The incumbent is required to be available for an on-call roster arrangement in which they are available to perform after-hours call outs for ferry repairs.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel including overnight absences may be required.

Responsible Tradesperson (M7) equates to Responsible Tradesperson (M6) Pay Level.

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:
Mr Eric Cain
Dockyard Supervisor

Telephone:
0417 874 355

Email:
eric.cain@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Assistant Category Manager (Pool)

ASO3
$63,681 to $67,868 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 386771

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in category management and procurement.

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. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO6 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Assistant Category Manager will provide procurement and category management support to the Goods and Services Team. The Assistant Category Manager will have an understanding of all Directorate procurement processes and policies. The Procurement, Governance and Contracting Directorate provides functional leadership and specialist advice for Goods and Services related Projects across the Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT).  The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of DIT/stakeholders and provide procurement advice to enable the delivery of goods and services procurements. The Assistant Category Manager will also provide support to stakeholders regarding procurement policies, procedures, frameworks and templates relating to Goods and Services activities.

Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

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:
Mr David Andrews
Manager, Goods and Services Procurement

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1854

Email:
david.andrews@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Assistant Category Manager (Pool)

ASO4
$72,135 to $75,616 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 386773

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in category management and procurement.

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. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO6 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Assistant Category Manager will provide procurement and category management support to the Goods and Services Team. Through the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships, and working collaboratively with internal stakeholders, the role will work across the procurement portfolio to support the strategic objectives of the procurement program. The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of DIT/stakeholders and provide procurement advice to enable the delivery of goods and services procurements. The Assistant Category Manager will also provide support to stakeholders regarding procurement policies, procedures, frameworks and templates relating to Goods and Services activities.

Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

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:
Mr David Andrews
Manager, Goods and Services Procurement

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1854

Email:
david.andrews@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Category Manager (Pool)

ASO5
$80,830 to $89,897 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 386779

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in category management and procurement.

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. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO6 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Category Manager will provide procurement and management support to the Goods and Services Procurement team. Through the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships, and working collaboratively with internal stakeholders, the role will work across the procurement portfolio to support the strategic objectives of the procurement program. The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DPTI)/stakeholders and provide procurement advice to enable the delivery of goods and services procurements. The Category Manager will also provide support to stakeholders regarding procurement policies, procedures, frameworks and templates relating to Goods and Services activities.

Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

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:
Mr David Andrews
Manager, Goods and Services Procurement

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1854

Email:
david.andrews@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Category Manager (Pool)

ASO6
$92,784 to $98,143 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 386781

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals with experience in category management and procurement.

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. Please note vacancies for the temporary pool are being advertised from the ASO3 to the ASO6 levels; should you wish to apply for more than one classification level.

The Category Manager will provide procurement and management support to the Goods and Services Procurement team. Through the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships, and working collaboratively with internal stakeholders, the role will work across the procurement portfolio to support the strategic objectives of the procurement program. The role is responsible for providing procurement expertise to support the delivery of strategic objectives on behalf of Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) / stakeholders and provide procurement advice to enable the delivery of goods and services procurements. The Category Manager will also provide support to stakeholders regarding procurement policies, procedures, frameworks and templates relating to Goods and Services activities.

Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

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:
Mr David Andrews
Manager, Goods and Services Procurement

Telephone:
(08) 8402 1854

Email:
david.andrews@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

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

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dpti.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply