Traffic Engineer/Officer (VPSG3.1)

Job posted: 23/01/2020
Applications close: 07/04/2020 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $68,884 - $76,263

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/DOT/TO/1444875

Reference: VG/DOT/TO/1444875

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $68,884 - $76,263

Work location: Gippsland

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We’re focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Traffic Engineer/Officer

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS3 - $68,884 - $83,640 + super

  • Tenure: Ongoing

  • Employment Type: Full Time (flexible work arrangements may be available)

  • Usual Work Location: Traralgon, VIC (flexibility may be available)

About the Team

Eastern Region is part of Regional Surface Transport within the Department of Transport responsible for integrated transport solutions in Regional Victoria. Eastern Region manages the bus and arterial road networks in Gippsland. This role is part of the planning team responsible for a variety of tasks such as Statutory Planning, Project Planning, Road Safety and Traffic Engineering to ensure we continue to provide safer and more efficient transport networks for our communities across Gippsland. Only two hours from Melbourne, Gippsland has a relaxed community feel and boasts many natural attractions like beaches, national parks, lakes and snowfields. With a range of primary/ secondary school options, sporting clubs and diverse community, Gippsland is an ideal location to live, work and visit.

About the Opportunity

The Traffic Engineer/Officer, will be involved in a range of activities including:

  • traffic management and road safety advice

  • transport planning for network and road safety improvements

  • stakeholder and public engagement

  • project management

  • external work approvals

Key priorities of this varied role include:

  • Developing solutions and responses to moderately complex transport planning, road safety and traffic engineering issues.

  • Providing timely and sound advice to the community and a range of stakeholders

  • Apply engineering and safe system competence to investigate road crashes in accordance with DoT policies and procedures

  • Preparation of recommendations on possible road safety improvements and influencing transport project outcomes

  • Review of external work approvals 

About You

We are seeking applications from those who possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in a related Engineering discipline with at least 3 years' experience in traffic engineering/management 

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated exposure in building stakeholder relationships

  • Strong problem-solving ability particularly in developing innovative solutions to ongoing road safety issues

  • An understanding of transport planning, road safety and traffic engineering principles, standards and guidelines

  • A positive can-do attitude coupled with a willingness to work collaboratively as part of a multi-discipline team

  • A desire to learn, develop and advance with an iconic employer brand

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture where flexible work arrangements are a focus to support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Richard O'Brien on 03 5172 2661.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and covering letter. You may be required to answer role-specific questions to support your application.

You must be a current Victorian Public Service (VPS) employee employed on an ongoing, fixed term or casual basis to be eligible for this role.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Traffic Engineer/Officer (VPSG3.1)

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Richard O'Brien | 03 5172 2661

Traffic Engineer/Officer (VPSG3.1)