Senior Transport Planner

Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria’s transport system. Our job is to integrate the transport network for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability.

People are at the centre of everything we do, whether they travel by train, drive, cycle, walk or move freight. For our people this means a fair selection process and salary, structured progression and professional development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, opportunities to move around the transport portfolio and public sector.

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Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Transport / Logistics
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Western - Ballarat
Reference: VG/030311A
Closing Date: 24-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 030311 - Senior Transport Planner Wendouree.docx (Word, 66KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Angela Daraxoglou
(03) 5333 8788

Position Details

Senior Transport Planner

  • $98,396 to $119,052 plus superannuation
  • Ongoing
  • Usual Work Hours: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Wendouree, Ballarat 

The Policy and Reform Division leads the strategic transport policy, analysis, reforms, network planning and direction setting for the state's current and future transport system, shaping transport's role in enabling broader economic, social, liveability and sustainability outcomes for Victorians.

The Senior Transport Planner will support the department's regional transport planning team's role in shaping the future transport system to deliver a prosperous, connected and liveable Victoria.  The role will work collaboratively across the transport portfolio, other government departments and agencies (e.g. Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, VLine, VicTrack), Regional Partnerships and local government to advance integrated land use and transport planning in regional Victoria.

In this role you will be required to engage with regional industries, portfolio agencies, government agencies, local government, local communities, freight and logistics companies and other transport and industry stakeholders to ensure successful integrated transport planning occurs and transport issues are effectively managed. You will also be required to work closely within the Department, other portfolio agencies, government agencies, local government and regional leadership groups to integrate transport considerations into land use, strategic planning and economic development activities.

To be successful in this role you will have experience in strategic transport planning and an applied understanding of transport's impact on the economy (highly desired). This role will require you to hold a current driver's licence and work shift hours that will involve evening or weekend work and travel within regional Victoria.

Your application must include: Updated resume, cover letter and responses to the following questions:

1) Briefly outline one of the transport challenges facing regional Victoria. What would be a potential solution/s to address this challenge?

2) Describe a project that you have been involved with in your recent career. How did you consider stakeholder issues during the project?

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

For a confidential discussion, please call Angela Daraxoglou, Regional Transport Planning Manager on (03) 5333 8788.  

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 24 July 2019

Please note: The generic online form on may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only. You may also respond to the above questions in a separate document and upload it with your resume or cover letter.


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