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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

Executive Assistant to Executive Director, Public Affairs

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

Adelaide CBD

Temporary appointment up to 12 months

9 March 2021

No

Vacancy No. 426947

The Executive Assistant is required to be responsive and solution focused with the delivery of identified administrative support services to the Executive Director. Working efficiently and effectively in a fast paced environment while managing competing demands, using high level organisational skills, with an ability to multi-task, and juggle priorities whilst considering future business needs.

Holding skills of high verbal and written communication, ability to think laterally and proficiency of Microsoft Office software is vital to the success of the role. Displaying enthusiasm, a motivated attitude to work and contributing to the team culture are core attributes.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subject 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:
Ms Jenna Phillips-Wilkinson
A/Manager, Government Services and OCE - Public Affairs

Telephone:
(08) 7109 8431

Email:
jenna.phillips-wilkinson@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 Advisor Maritime Safety

ASO8
$114,105 to $118,413 pa + Superannuation

Regency Park

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months)

1 March 2021

Yes

Vacancy No. 425864

The Principal Advisor Maritime Safety is responsible for providing expert advice to senior management and external stakeholders regarding port operations, management of harbors, commercial and recreational boating, marine pollution response, waterways management, vessel standards and current relevant developments and their potential implications to the agency policies and strategic plans.

The incumbent will manage high profile and high value services by providing a significant contribution to the managing of MOUs, SLAs, Port Operating Agreements, environmental issues and vessel standards which will inspire confidence in the role of Marine Services. The incumbent is also responsible for effectively developing and implementing high level operational advice on maritime and navigational safety and marine environmental issues in line with the State's strategic plan for SA Waters.

Requirements
Master Unlimited seafarer's certificate under the Navigation Act 2012 of the Commonwealth or Qualification under the law of some other place recognised under the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law or the Navigation Act 2012 of the Commonwealth as equivalent to such a certificate of competency or seafarer's certificate as Master Unlimited.

Special Conditions

  • 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;
  • Some out of hours work and inter/intrastate travel including overnight absences will be required;
  • The incumbent must be suitable to be appointed as an Authorised Officer under relevant Acts and Commonwealth Acts; and
  • In the event of an emergency any staff member of the Marine Safety and Compliance Section may be required to assist in the response and recovery activities. This may potentially include long hours and challenging work conditions.

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 Gordon Panton
Manager, Marine Safety and Compliance

Telephone:
0488 105 230

Email:
gordon.panton@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

Graduate Officer (Pool)

PO1
$64,519 to $78,761 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide

Temporary appointment up to 12 months

26 February 2021

No

Vacancy No. 425661

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport has exciting opportunities for you to gain experience working in an organisation that delivers the State’s major infrastructure projects and transport networks across the State.

The successful candidates will experience working within an agency with highly skilled and experienced professionals across multiple specialised fields. Your role as a Graduate Officer will be challenging and rewarding within an agency that is focussed on delivering effective and efficient transport, and valuable social and economic infrastructure.

The successful candidates will be placed in a pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities arise, with a number of roles available for immediate start. Most placements are located within Adelaide CBD, although some opportunities may be available across the Adelaide Metropolitan Region.

We invite applications from students who have completed their civil, mechanical or electrical engineering degree. Placements are available across a wide range of areas:

  • Project Management
  • Contract Management
  • Asset Management (road and rail)
  • Transport Planning
  • Data Analytics
  • Geotechnical
  • Structural
  • Road Design
  • Road Materials, Pavements
  • Road Surfacing
  • Traffic
  • Electrical, ITS and Communications
  • Road Safety
  • Marine

Requirements
We are looking for bright and innovative graduates who are looking to develop a diverse range of skills and embrace the Department’s values. To apply you must:

  • Have completed a minimum three year bachelor degree within the past three years (2018-2020);
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or have a visa that allows you to work in Australia; and
  • Have completed the application process in full, including;
    • Pre-Employment Declaration
    • Application Form
    • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Academic Transcript (official or most recent)
    • A copy of current Visa (if applicable)

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please visit:
https://www.dit.sa.gov.au/careers/entry_level_pathways/graduate_employment

Please Note
The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value. The Department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the department, planning for and promoting diversity. 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 Department recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia.

Enquiries to:
Ms Lorena Geneyro
Entry Level Employment Coordinator

Telephone:
(08) 8342 2731

Email:
dit.recruitment@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
Application Form
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Graduate Officer (Pool)

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

Adelaide

Temporary appointment up to 12 months

26 February 2021

No

Vacancy No. 425655

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport has exciting opportunities for you to gain experience working in an organisation that delivers the State’s major infrastructure projects and transport networks across the State.

The successful candidates will experience working within an agency with highly skilled and experienced professionals across multiple specialised fields. Your role as a Graduate Officer will be challenging and rewarding within an agency that is focussed on delivering effective and efficient transport, and valuable social and economic infrastructure.

The successful candidates will be placed in a pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities arise, with a number of roles available for immediate start. Most placements are located within Adelaide CBD, although some opportunities may be available across the Adelaide Metropolitan Region.

We invite applications from students who have completed their degree. Placements are available across a wide range of disciplines in the following areas:

  • Law / Business with a particular interest in Procurement or Contract Management
  • Human Resources / Industrial Relations
  • Information Technology - Computer Science / Engineering graduates with a particular interest in Cyber Security, Data and Geospatial Science, Cloud Services and Networking.

Requirements
We are looking for bright and innovative graduates who are looking to develop a diverse range of skills and embrace the Department’s values. To apply you must:

  • Have completed a minimum three year bachelor degree within the past three years (2018-2020);
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or have a visa that allows you to work in Australia; and
  • Have completed the application process in full, including;
    • Pre-Employment Declaration
    • Application Form
    • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Academic Transcript (official or most recent)
    • A copy of current Visa (if applicable)

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please visit:
https://www.dit.sa.gov.au/careers/entry_level_pathways/graduate_employment

Please Note
The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value. The Department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the department, planning for and promoting diversity. 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 Department recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia.

Enquiries to:
Ms Lorena Geneyro
Entry Level Employment Coordinator

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2731

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

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

Telephone:

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Application Form
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Principal Engagement Officer (Pool)

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

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary appointments

24 February 2021

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