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CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

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

Senior Contamination Advisor

PO3
$95,429 to $100,887 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies

Temporary Appointments
(Up to 12 months)

26 April 2021

Yes

Vacancy No. 433175

The Senior Contamination Advisor is responsible for providing expert environmental and contamination advice on the protection of air and water quality, and the control of pollution and waste in line with the Environment Protection Act 1993 and EPA Guidelines and Codes of Practice.

The Senior Contamination Advisor will contribute to Strategic Management Plans with an emphasis on providing clean, healthy and valued environmental goals that support social and economic wellbeing for the State. Environmental goals include ensuring that departmental land and groundwater is fit for purpose by managing and monitoring contamination which is a legacy of past practices.

The role will monitor and research environmental conditions and issues, provide science-based evidence for decisions and advice, together with solutions for environmental sustainability and improved environmental performance.

Requirements
A relevant degree and/or tertiary qualification.

A current driver’s license is essential.

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 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:
Dr Lexi Schwarz
A/Manager, Environment and Sustainability

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7805

Email:
lexi.schwarz@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

Construction and Safety Advisor / Project Manager

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

Adelaide CBD

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

26 April 2021

No

Vacancy No. 433184

The Construction and Safety Advisor/Project Manager is responsible for coordinating an integrated construction audit, advice service/function and on-site aspects of the design and construction phase along with the safety compliance for all designated projects. Providing advice, and consultancy services in relation to building constructability standards/requirements, compliance and safety will be required within the role.

Motivating and/or mentoring staff and coordinating resources and stakeholders to deliver assigned agency programs, projects, systems, policy development processes and/or services will be required within the role.

Requirements
Demonstrated experience in commercial Electrical or HVAC industry.

Construction related qualification is not essential but preferred; however, proven project management experience in construction projects is desired.

A current driver’s licence is essential.

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 including 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:
Mr John Callea
Manager, Professional and Advisory Services

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2415

Email:
john.callea@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

Principal Engagement Officer (Pool)

ASO7
$101,859 to $110,107 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary appointments

Applications are now being accepted

Desirable

Vacancy No. 426122

Exciting opportunities exist immediately for candidates with experience in coordinating and leading community and stakeholder engagement strategies. You will have superior communication skills and a strong background in communication and engagement systems.

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport plays a critically important role in South Australia, delivering the State's infrastructure projects and operating and maintaining the State’s transport networks. The Public Affairs Division works across our enterprise managing all community consultation and engagement, stakeholder relations, customer engagement, media management and public communications, as we work to deliver outcomes for the benefit of our economy and our community.

The Department is looking to establish a pool of high performing, motivated individuals with experience in stakeholder engagement on infrastructure and construction related projects. Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities arise, with a number of positions available for immediate start. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis. Vacancies for the pool are being advertised at the ASO7 classification level, please refer to the role statement for further information relating to selection criteria and expectations of the role.

If you are a passionate and dynamic leader with a proven track record of success, high integrity and demonstrated resilience in a changing environment, we want to hear from you.

Requirements
IAP2 qualifications are desirable.

Degree in Communications, Community Development, Social Planning or appropriate related discipline, and/or significant experience in stakeholder engagement on infrastructure, asset and transport related projects.

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 will be required.

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 Jeanette Koukourou
Director, Engagement

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2906

Email:
jeanette.koukourou@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

Customer Service Officer (Pool)

ASO2
$55,315 to $59,503 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies - Up to 15 hours per week
Casual Appointments
(Up to 6 months)

Applications are now being accepted

No

Vacancy No. 416663

The Customer Service Officer role plays a critical part in the provision of friendly, accurate and timely customer services, including taking ownership of customer issues and honouring commitments.

The role is required to identify and promote process improvements and delivery on customer service best practice through positive stakeholder engagement, along with building relationships with our customers. This role is a public-facing role that involves communicating with customers and clients via telephone, face-to-face, email or other emerging technology regarding a particular service or product.

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

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:
Mr Stan Conway-Lyden
Workforce Coordination Lead

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7424

Email:
stan.conway-lyden@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:
dit.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:
dit.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:
dit.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:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply