Communications and Engagement Advisor

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.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1657341
Closing Date: 28-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Communications and Engagement Advisor_PD.pdf (PDF, 184KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lina Marinelli

Position Details

Communications and Engagement Advisor

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


About the Opportunity

The Communication and Engagement Advisor works in partnership with Transport Services to develop and deliver communications and engagement for infrastructure projects and network operations across Victoria. The team gives the community and stakeholders a voice in project planning and delivery. 

If you would like to join a collaborative team that values flexibility without compromising your career development, this fixed-term role may be just what you are looking for. The position is available due to a secondment for a period of approximately 10 months. 


About You

This role ensures the Department reflects community needs and requires an understanding of partnering with customers and stakeholders, as well as co-design. 

Strong written and verbal skills are required to develop communications materials that inform communities and stakeholders about project benefits and disruptions. Good interpersonal skills and stakeholder management is essential. 

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 Wednesday September 28 2022. 

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please email Lina Marinelli, Senior Manager Communications and Engagement -  

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.

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. Agency on Hire, Contractors and Consultants are not eligible to apply for roles posted through Job and Skills Exchange.

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

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