Project 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.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/194240XT
Closing Date: 06-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: E - TS - RT - CAP DEL- Project Officer - VPS3.pdf (PDF, 197KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Russell Delahunty

Position Details

Project Officer

  • Annual Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336 per annum plus superannuation
  • Tenure: Ongoing
  • Employment Type:  Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: South & Western Victoria (flexibility may be available)

About the Team

Transport Services is a  Group within the Department of Transport, and is responsible for  delivering safe, reliable and accessible transport infrastructure and services to all Victorians.

Regional Transport is a Division of Transport Services, and is responsible for delivering a better transport experience connecting regional communities, businesses and visitors.

About the Opportunity

The Project Officer works closely with Project Leads and Project Managers, supporting the delivery of road and bridge improvement project.  The Project Officer supports delivery of projects on time, within budget and meeting client requirements by assisting with the assessment of progress claims and variations, monitoring and reporting on project performance, preparing contract and project documentation.

About You

As our ideal candidate you will demonstrate:

  • 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.
  • Critical Thinking & 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.\
  • Interpersonal Skills (Applied) Sees things from another's point of view & confirms understanding; Understand motivations, needs and wants of stakeholders and their impact on service delivery; Tailor communications according to audience and/or audience preference.
  • Innovation & Continuous Improvement (Foundational) Contributes ideas toward improving the effectiveness of own work area; Understands and delivers against standards of quality and effectiveness applicable to own area of work; Maintains quality in the face of time pressure
  • Business & Commercial Acumen (Applied) Understands associated costs of operations and seek efficient ways of operating. Where external vendors are involved, ensure good understanding on engagement terms and hold parties involved accountable in delivering against agreement

How to Apply

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.

Applications should include a resume and a cover letter.

Applications close 11.59pm on 6th July 2022

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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