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Career Opportunities

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 Developer

ASO6
$94,176 to $99,615 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing appointment

31 May 2022

Yes

Vacancy No.  485791

The Senior Developer is responsible for the development and ongoing improvements to the department’s enterprise platforms.  The role will also be responsible for complex programming and maintenance tasks, including testing, implementation and documentation and will work closely with business analysts and project managers to contribute to the delivery of development projects. The Senior Developer will provide technical advice and assistance to colleagues and stakeholders, including code reviews and contribute to the development of technical standards and standard components, specialising in one or more core development platforms (low code/full stack).

Requirements
Formal qualifications in IT related discipline.

Special Conditions

The successful candidate will be required to provide a National Police Check prior to employment with the Department. Additional employment checks may be required relevant to the role being undertaken as outlined in the role statement.

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.

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 Simon Weil
A/Team Leader, Platform Services

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7267

Email:
simon.weil@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

Graphic and Multimedia Designers

ASO5 
$82,042 to $91,245 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Two temporary appointments

One role up to 12 months; other role up to February 2023 (both with possibility for extension after initial contract)

Monday, 6 June 2022 at 8:00 AM

Yes

Vacancy No.  485436

The Department
The Department for Infrastructure and Transport works as part of the community to deliver safe, reliable and quality transport and infrastructure solutions that improve the lives of all South Australians. By harnessing the diversity of our purpose and people, we strive to achieve positive outcomes that will improve the lifestyles of all South Australians every day.

The Opportunity
We are seeking two experienced Graphic and Multimedia Designers to contribute to elevating our department’s brand and storytelling capabilities. By integrating different media formats, communications content and digital design, you will be producing engaging and on-brand content that resonates with intended audiences and meets marketing and communication objectives.

The Digital Channels team is a multidisciplinary team with expertise in graphic and animation design, video production, web development and digital communications. You will be working in a highly creative team that is committed to applying digital- and user-first mindsets to deliver innovative solutions and positive experiences for our customers.

This is a terrific opportunity to work on a large variety of creative projects and campaigns within a cohesive, collaborative and supportive environment. Personal growth, development and learning are very much part of the team culture, and you will be supported to work flexibly with mutually suitable arrangements.

About You
This role will call on your skills in visual design, animation and video production, as well as working knowledge of a wide range of digital and traditional marketing and communication channels.

As well as creative flair, we will need you to have a good eye for detail to ensure design elements are on-brand and of a high standard, meet communication and business objectives, and align with pre-determined government, departmental or platform guidelines.

A significant part of this role will be to work collaboratively with teams across the department. You will be comfortable in helping internal clients refine their communication objectives and identify constraints of the design brief. The goal is to deliver the intended messaging effectively, improve customer experience, and enhance the department’s brand.

This is a great role for someone with strong relationship-building, empathy and time management skills to collaborate, influence and manage various stakeholders and deadlines.

Experience in advising, planning and deploying integrated and complementary solutions, as well as identifying opportunities for brand enhancement, risks and mitigation strategies will be beneficial.

Requirements
Tertiary level qualifications in graphic arts, multimedia design, visual communications or related field.

Minimum five years of demonstrated experience in graphic and multimedia design techniques for digital and traditional mediums and platforms is essential.

Special Conditions
The successful candidate will be required to provide a National Police Check prior to employment with the department. Additional employment checks may be required relevant to the role being undertaken as outlined in the role statement.

Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit:

  • a cover letter of no more than two pages
  • a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role
  • a creative portfolio that demonstrates their skills and experience.

In addition, applicants are required to complete:

  • the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number
  • 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.

Applicants are encouraged to read the role statement before enquiring.

Enquiries to:
Ms June Lim
Manager, Digital Channels

Telephone:
0481 466 971

Email:
june.lim@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

Manager Construction Contract Management

PO5 
$119,013 to $124,563 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

24 May 2022

Yes

Vacancy No. 484850

The Manager Construction Contract Management is a key position within the Project Procurement and Contracts Directorate leadership team which is responsible for providing functional leadership and specialist procurement and contract management activities across Divisions. The role is responsible for managing contract management delivery for the Transport Project Delivery division and ensuring projects are properly resourced and supported in contract management services. The Manager Construction Contract Management is also responsible for providing guidance and direction to staff performing the role of Principal’s Authorised Person representation for major contracts.

Requirements
A degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant qualification is essential.

Special Conditions
The successful candidate will be required to provide a National Police Check prior to employment with the Department. Additional employment checks may be required relevant to the role being undertaken as outlined in the role statement.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with inter/intrastate 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 Hazel Kotro
A/Director, Project Procurement and Contracts

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7193

Email:
hazel.kotro@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

Temporary appointments

Multiple vacancies

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