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Careers in the Department

The department employs more than 3 000 people and is responsible for around $10.9 billion in assets.

Employees in the department provide expert project management advice; oversee the state's rail, road, air and sea transport systems; as well as plan, design, construct and maintain the state's rail and road transport systems; and provide management services to other government agencies for the construction, maintenance and management of the state's building assets.

To do this work the department employs people from a range of professional, technical and administrative backgrounds on a range of exciting projects. These include:

  • accountants
  • architects
  • asset managers
  • civil engineers
  • community engagement officers
  • construction advisers
  • contracts managers
  • cost managers
  • customer service officers and management
  • economists
  • electricians
  • environmental officers
  • facilities managers
  • financial and business analysts
  • human resource consultants
  • ICT management
  • landscape architects
  • land surveyors
  • law graduates
  • leasing specialists
  • marine surveyors
  • materials technicians
  • mechanical engineers
  • naval architects
  • planners
  • policy officers
  • procurement officers
  • project managers
  • property managers
  • rail engineers
  • road designers
  • road engineers
  • real estate professionals
  • site construction managers
  • strategic planners
  • structural engineers
  • technical officers - architectural and engineering
  • traffic engineers
  • transport analysts
  • transport planners
  • valuers

If you are interested in joining the department, please take a look at our current vacancies and entry pathways.

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