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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.

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Rider Safe Instructor (Casual)

$55,315 to $59,503 pa (at full-time equivalent) + Superannuation


Multiple Vacancies
Casual Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

7 February 2020


Vacancy No. 375012

The Department is seeking individuals who possess sound motorcycle riding skills and a genuine interest in teaching safe riding practices to undertake the role of Rider Safe Instructor. The role delivers practical and theoretical Basic (Level 1) and Advanced (Level 2) Rider Safe motorcycle instruction training and the Returning Rider Course in accordance with Rider Safe policies, procedures and customer service standards. The Rider Safe Instructor contributes to the ongoing, best practice improvement of the Rider Safe program which incorporates a strong focus on road safety outcomes. The role will assist with the general and routine maintenance of the motorcycle fleet.


  • This role has been classified as a position of trust and the incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history/record check in line with departmental policies and procedures;
  • This role is casual and hours of attendance will be on a business need only with no guarantee of the amount of hours rostered per month;
  • Must hold a current unconditional South Australian Motorcycle licence;
  • Must be a current active motorcycle rider with a minimum of 3 years' experience and a traffic violation record which in the opinion of the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, or delegate, would not make the appointee undesirable to the public interest;
  • Must have the physical capabilities to lift a fallen motorcycle and work in all weather conditions;
  • Must be prepared to wear the Department's Rider Safe uniform and personal protective equipment, which is provided, during Rider Safe courses;
  • May be required to work at various Rider Safe locations; and
  • Required to work on weekdays and weekends.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitabilty 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. 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 Lita McCormack
A/Operations Coordinator

(08) 8343 2061


Applications to:

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

(08) 8343 2600


Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply