Transport Planner (VPSG4)

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 18/08/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Planning

Reference: VG/80005394

Reference: VG/80005394

Occupation: Planning

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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 are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Transport Planner

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS4 $90,067 - $102,192 per annum plus superannuation
  • Employment Type: Ongoing, Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD


About the Opportunity

The role of the Transport Planner is to develop public transport service plans that support current or future land uses. 

In this ongoing position, you will form part of our high performance team motivated by delivering a modern, productive and environmentally sustainable public transport network.

Reporting to the Manager, Regional Bus and Coach Planning, your position contributes to the development of business cases for investment, service proposals with a strong focus on customer outcomes and network integration. Using a range of tools to analyse data and spatial information, working with a range of stakeholders, to develop infrastructure requirements. 

If you enjoy a culture of collaboration, innovation, learning and flexibility then this is the role for you. 

About You

The core skills we require of a Transport Planner centre on tertiary qualifications and experience in the field. Familiarity with planning and mapping software such as HASTUS, TrainOps, will be an advantage. 

Your keys to success include:

  • Analytical skills to assess road public transport demand, capacity and infrastructure requirements, rolling stock, travel times and cost estimates
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to contribute to written briefs, convey ideas and information clearly and understand your audience
  • Excellent problem solving skills especially in dealing with complexity and using analysis to build evidence based decision making
  • Good relationship building skills with an ability to challenge ideas, and be challenged

More information is available in the attached Position Description.  


Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable.


How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter.

Applications close 11.59pm on Thursday 18 August 2022.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please email Katie Clark – Acting Manager Regional Bus and Coach Planning. katie.clark@transport.vic.gov.au

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

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

Transport Planner (VPSG4)

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Katie Clark | katie.clark@transport.vic.gov.au

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