2023 STEM Graduate (multiple roles) (VPSG3.1)

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 03/09/2022 (Midnight)
19 days remaining

19 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $72,751 - $80,545

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/80013725PE

Reference: VG/80013725PE

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $72,751 - $80,545

Work location: Melbourne

Launching the second year of DoT’s inhouse graduate program focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. With Victoria’s transport and road infrastructure currently expanding, we are looking for the best graduates to keep Victoria’s networks growing and developing.

The Department of Transport (DoT) brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build & operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network & improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker, & safer journeys that connect people & places & support Victoria's prosperity & liveability.  We're focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections, & confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services & outcomes.  The department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, & support ways of working that help employees balance work &life. The department provides workplace adjustments for applicants with disabilities. 

DoT STEM Graduate Program 

Our STEM Graduate Program is a 3-year development program consisting of six 6-month rotations across your discipline. The first 2 years as a graduate you will receive tailored learning and development, mentoring & exposure days across the Victorian transport network; the 3rd year will be about accreditation. Graduates generally undergo a regional rotation to gain valuable hands on experience in a booming area of our business. 

  • VPS 3 salary ($72,751 – $80,545) – level dependent on qualification  
  • Professional development focusing on business, technical and leadership skills 
  • Regional (or metro for regional grads) based rotation – Relocation and living allowance provided  
  • Structured senior executive mentorship 

Through this Program, you can: 

  • Kick start a fruitful career within the transport industry   
  • Connect with other emerging young professionals through the Transport Portfolio & State Government staff networks 
  • Access professional development & mentoring opportunities at all stages of their careers 

We're recruiting for the following streams: 

  • Project Engineering 
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Technology 
  • Data Engineering 

We're looking for people who have: 

  • Completed an undergraduate or postgraduate studies in a Data, Technology, or an Engineering based discipline prior to commencement of the program & within the past 3 years. 
  • Keen attitude and willingness to learn and participate in professional development opportunities 
  • Ability to learn and solve problems whilst acquiring knowledge & understanding critical business processes 
  • Commitment to ensuring a safe working environment, workplace, & community 
  • Ability to work & collaborate within a team environment 
  • Customer focused with an enthusiastic and proactive approach to serving the community
  • You need full unrestricted working rights for the full 3 years that you will be part of the program.

DoT is committed to inclusive & authentic recruitment with our first nations people, women & gender diverse people, the LGBTIQ+ community, those from a culturally & linguistically diverse background, & people living with disabilities. 

Please submit a copy of your most up to date resume and respond to our key selection criteria questionsPlease note a cover letter is not required. Applications close 17 August 2022

2023 STEM Graduate (multiple roles) (VPSG3.1)

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Melissa McKenzie | employmentprograms@transport.vic.gov.au

2023 STEM Graduate (multiple roles) (VPSG3.1)