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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

Business Improvement Specialist

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

Adelaide CBD

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 36 months)

22 October 2021

No

Vacancy No. 457986

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 North-South Corridor Torrens to Darlington Project (T2D) will be the single biggest infrastructure project in South Australia's history. It will deliver the final piece of the North-South Corridor and it needs your talent and skills to bring it to life. The missing link is the 10.5 kilometre section between the River Torrens and Darlington, which will deliver Adelaide's only cross-city motorway and 78 kilometres of non-stop free flowing motorway.

The Business Improvement Specialist will establish and work collaboratively with workstreams and disciplines to support the delivery of continuous improvement projects  across the North-South Corridor Program Delivery Office. The role will be responsible for identifying issues, investigating solutions and formulating methods and digital processes to implement improvements.

If you are interested in shaping the future of Adelaide and South Australia, com and join our talented team. Further information about the North-South Corridor Torrens to Darlington Project can be found at:  https://dit.sa.gov.au/infrastructure/nsc/northsouthcorridor.

Requirements
Tertiary qualifications in public policy, business management, economics, commerce, or a related discipline are desirable.

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.

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 Tamara Hammond
Senior Recruitment Officer

Telephone:
(08) 7109 8157

Email:
tamara.hammond@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

Technical Architect

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

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

21 October 2021

Yes

Vacancy No. 457907

The Technical Architect is responsible for the maintenance of a stable, viable architecture and consistency of design across projects within the program. The role includes technical leadership in co-ordination of architectural activities, management and application of enterprise architecture policies and standard, maintaining a balance between functional, service quality and systems management requirements in complex IT solutions for Transport Regulation User Management Processing System (TRUMPS).

Requirements
Qualifications and Certifications:

  • B.Sc. / M.Sc. Computer Science / Information Systems / IT Operations Management.

Preferred Certifications:

  • AWS Certification - Solution Architect Associate Certification or above

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.

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 Michael Baum
TRUMPS Technical Team Lead

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2367

Email:
michael.baum@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

Full Stack Developer

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

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment
(Up to 15 months)

21 October 2021

No

Vacancy No. 457881

The Full Stack Developer will build digital government services for the South Australian community, utilising well-tested, quality software and sites according to standards and best practice. The Full Stack Developer will build software in a team with a relentless focus on simplicity and user needs. While concurrently building the front end and back end of sites and applications, the Full Stack Developer will keep security, accessibility and open standards in mind.

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.

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 Usman Khan
A/Dev Ops Manager

Telephone:
0450 765 116

Email:
usman.khan@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

Mechanical Asset Management Engineer

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

Regency Park

Temporary Appointment
(Up to 12 months with the possibility of an extension)

19 October 2021

Yes

Vacancy No. 457524

The Mechanical Asset Management Engineer is responsible for providing professional project management in the initiation, planning, financial and operational management of the design, manufacture, modification, deployment of new ferries and refurbishment programs of existing River Murray ferries,  landings, ramps and surrounding ferry infrastructure. The successful candidate will lead and direct a multidisciplinary team of professional engineering, technical, operational, administrative and workshop personnel and contractors in the project team and works collaboratively with  Procurement and Contracting.

Requirements
Mechanical Engineer or relevant degree level qualification.

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.

Current location is Regency Park but may be required to work at other locations.

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 Joseph Rositano
Marine and Mechanical Team Leader

Telephone:
(08) 8260 0065

Email:
joseph.rositano2@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

Business Engagement Lead

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

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary Appointment (Up to 36 months)

19 October 2021

No

Vacancy No. 457587

The Business Engagement Lead is responsible for coordinating the development of proactive and reactive business engagement strategies on the North-South Corridor project, across multiple delivery channels, ensuring that communication with key stakeholders and the business community is effective and delivers optimal outcomes. The role requires a high level of political acumen to maintain and enhance the reputation of the North-South Corridor Program Delivery Office (NSC Office) and the Department for Infrastructure and Transport.

The Business Engagement Lead will provide expert advice and direction for engagement activity to NSC Program Executive and management across the Department. The role engages with a range of business-related stakeholder groups to deliver effective engagement programs and support initiatives and act as a central point of information and engagement coordination so that stakeholders  can access consistent, accurate, relevant and timely information.

Requirements
IAP2 qualifications or significant experience in stakeholder engagement, marketing and communications on infrastructure, asset and transport related projects is desired.

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.

Previous experience in similar role.

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 Steve Sibonis
Manager, Business Engagement

Telephone:
0413 054 102

Email:
steve.sibonis@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

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