Scoping and Development Officer

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.
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Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Hume Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/187769EXT
Closing Date: 08-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: E - TS - RT - REGION - Scoping and Development Officer - VPS4.pdf (PDF, 178KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Radie Maliki
0472 878 373

Position Details


Salary range - $90,067 - $102,192 per annum plus superannuation

Employment type - Ongoing – full time (the department provides flexible working arrangements)

Usual work location - Hume Region (negotiable)

About the role

The Scoping and Development Officer sits within Regional Transport and is the design lead on a range of integrated transport projects that will be delivered in Regional Victoria. The Scoping and Development Officer will produce high quality transport project designs ready for handover for delivery ensuring stakeholder requirements are integrated.

About You

As our ideal applicant, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Degree or Certificate in Civil Construction or Civil Design (Mandatory)
  • Partnering and Co-creation (Applied) –Identifies and partners with users/stakeholders/ experts to ensure active collaboration in the design process to understand user needs, obtain ideas, insights and input. Work with stakeholders/users to build prototypes and coordinate testing to validate the strategy, program or product. Ensures decisions are made within agreed timeframes.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (Foundational) –Seeks resolution of problems through policy or process guidelines; Otherwise seeks guidance by providing information and ideas relevant towards resolution of problem. Understands concepts enabling improvements in critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Project Delivery (Applied) – Defines tasks to be delivered to meet agreed outcomes; Coordinates and guides others in the execution of work activities; Monitors progress of tasks against plans and takes corrective action when required.
  • Digital and Technological Literacy (Applied) – Guides other in operating digital and technology tools relevant to area of work. Understands the impact of internal IT landscape to daily operations; Has broad understanding on implementation activities related to the introduction and ongoing maintenance of new digital and technology tools.
  • Customer Focus (Accomplished) – Identifies and responds to customer requirements; Use understanding of the customers' context to tailor services and ensure outcomes are delivered; Effectively manages risks to service delivery.

For further detail regarding the position, please refer to the PD attached. For a confidential discussion, please contact Radie Maliki, Team Leader Scoping and Development on 0472 878 373 or via email:

How to apply

Applications should include a resume and a cover letter.  Applications close 11.59pm 8 December 2022.

Please note: To be considered up to date vaccinated, you must have been administered COVID-19 vaccines as determined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI). DoT is requiring all staff to be Vaccinated and to have had Booster Vaccination (Triple vaccinated as a minimum).

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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