Road Workers - Swan Hill, Ouyen, Donald, Red Cliffs (VPSG2)

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: Department of Transport and Planning

Salary: $60,123 - $73,148

Occupation: Construction

Reference: 3916

Reference: 3916

Occupation: Construction

Salary Range: $60,123 - $73,148

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

About the Role


  • Full-time ongoing opportunities (flexibility available).
  • Salary: $60,123 - $73,148 + 11% superannuation.
  • Locations across Victoria: Swan Hill, Ouyen, Donald, Red Cliffs


The role performs a variety of road and bridge routine inspection, maintenance and construction activities and respond to emergencies under general supervision. The incumbent will be required to perform manual labour- intensive tasks in accordance with established safety, environmental and quality procedures.


To access the Position Description, please click here.


Position Accountabilities


  • Performed a variety of roadside and structural routine maintenance and construction activities while ensuring that quality, environmental and safety practices are observed and adhered to at all times; performed road pavement and drainage infrastructure maintenance works; constructed and maintained other road and roadside furniture; implemented traffic management plans and carried out traffic management; construction of minor civil works and safety improvements in accordance with best practices and procedures; Responded to emergencies under general supervision.
  • Under general supervision, operated and maintained (where suitably trained or deemed competent) major plant and equipment and performed manual labour- intensive tasks in accordance with established safety, environmental and quality procedures.
  • Exercised judgement to implement changes to existing work practices, policies and procedures that will result in business improvements in line with the business goals.
  • Provided guidance to less experienced team members and developed them to gain required skills whenever required; performed duties in a team environment being an effective and cooperating team member whilst demonstrating DTP values.
  • Exercised judgement to implement Worksite Traffic Management Plans, seeking advice and escalating issues to the supervisor or team leader where new or unforeseen issues cannot be resolved independently or by the work crew.


Qualifications and Experience


  • Construction Induction Card (White Card)
  • Willing to undertake further training and qualifications as deemed necessary.
  • Attend after hours call outs/emergencies when required.
  • Ability to work from designated depot, with the potential to travel and work across metropolitan and regional Victoria
  • The potential to undertake works outside normal working hours and/or work away from home, as reasonably required.



  • MR truck license
  • Traffic Management/Control


What we offer


  • Meaningful work making Victorian communities more accessible and liveable
  • Professional growth and development opportunities across the department and the wider Victorian Public Services
  • Optimal work-life balance initiatives including flexible working arrangements
  • We prioritise the development of a safe and inclusive culture


Culture Value


We are an equal opportunity employer, embracing a diverse range of applicants such as veterans, and people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA community members, individuals with disabilities and/or health conditions, as well as those from varied faith and cultural backgrounds. At our department, we prioritize the development of a safe, inclusive, and high-performance culture through shared actions and behaviours that align with our strategy and direction. This empowers our employees to effectively contribute to our goals.


How to Apply


Click the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts. Applications should include a resume and a cover letter.  Applications close 11.59pm on Sunday the 26th of May 2024. 

For further information about the role please contact Amy Lane, Team Leader Loddon Mallee Northern on Amy.Lane@transport.vic.gov.au or 0417 361 925

Preferred applicants may be required to complete a police check and may be subject to other pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport and Planning will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Road Workers - Swan Hill, Ouyen, Donald, Red Cliffs (VPSG2)

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

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Amy.Lane@transport.vic.gov.au - Team Leader Loddon Mallee Northern Amy Lane - 0417 361 925

Road Workers - Swan Hill, Ouyen, Donald, Red Cliffs (VPSG2)