Strategic Transport Planner

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/023011
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Strategic Transport Planner VPS 4- 23011.doc (Word, 170KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Eleanor Attwater
03 8392 7988

Position Details


  • $82,574 - $93,689 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Strategic Transport Planner forms a part of the Network Planning Branch in Policy and Reform Division within Transport for Victoria Group.

Transport for Victoria within DEDJTR, is led by the Head, Transport for Victoria, and is responsible for the creation of transport system policy and reforms, legislative development, network planning, asset and network development, rolling stock development, operational coordination and investment, and engagement with users and Transport for Victoria agencies, including PTV and VicRoads.

Join a team that is working to shape and strengthen Victoria's transport system, with a focus on passenger and active transport networks. The Strategic Transport Planner will support the delivery of evidence-based transport plans, strategies, feasibility studies, guidance and project requirement to help ensure our transport systems meet the needs of Victorians, support Government intentions for the economic, social and environmental development of the state and which set the program for future development of our transport networks.

The successful candidate will bring strategic and flexible thinking to the role and develop strong working relationships with stakeholders to ensure an integrated transport and land use planning approach. They will work effectively as a member of a team and further develop their project management capabilities. They will enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division.

For a confidential discussion, please call Eleanor Attwater, Senior Strategic Transport Planner on 03 8392 7988.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 30 September 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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