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’re focused on outcomes that deliver 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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VRO3
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/80004248
Closing Date: 07-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $71,336 - $86,791
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Site Manager- Depot (Lilydale, Ardeer, Dandenong).pdf (PDF, 149KB)

Contact: Callan Hannagan
0411 477 332

Position Details

Site Manager - Depot

  • Annual Salary Range: RO3 $71,685 - $87,216 + super
  • Tenure: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual Work Location: Lilydale (Ardeer, Dandenong - flexibility may be available)

About us

SprayLine Road Services (SRS) provide routine maintenance and minor construction services to private construction contractors, municipal councils, and state road authorities in Victoria. Throughout the years, we have earned a reputation of being the most innovative maintenance contractor within our industry with most of the road and bridge maintenance techniques employed throughout Victoria invented, developed, improved, or refined by SprayLine Road Services. Our teams provide a single routine maintenance or construction project, or a total road maintenance package carefully crafted to suit our customer needs.


Our company traces back to the Country Roads Board founded in 1912, which is a testament that we are committed to our customers and employees who are the backbone of our operations. By providing long- term career paths to our valued team members, and by fostering an innovative and transformational culture, we're able to champion our team and stand the test of time. 

Our team have access to a broad range of learning opportunities where they can obtain new skills and receive occupational health & safety training from our team of experts.

If you're interested in starting a career in a meaningful job that provides you; the benefits of working as a public servant, the ability to work with autonomy, the opportunity to travel interstate by conducting site visits, gives you access to a new network and gives you the chance to work with a truly passionate team, this opportunity within SprayLine Road Services could be for you.

About the Opportunity

  • As a Site Manager, you'll oversee various site management duties and responsibilities in terms of team development and managing day to day operations to ensure business outcomes are met.
  • You'll provide supervision and training to less experienced staff in the field.
  • You will ensure that the technical knowledge of the depot continues to grow and develop, by using gap analysis methodology and the CDP (Capability Development Plans) process to identify opportunities for staff development.
  • You will be required to coach and mentor field staff by leading by example and develop group cohesion
  • You will ensure your team maintain the highest level of discipline and are accountable for their actions/inactions, in line with the Code of Conduct.
  • You will be required to foster a workplace environment that encourages and supports safe work practices and promotes incident reporting culture.
  • You will measure your impact and influence via business outcomes or KPI's.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will:

  • Identify conflict and work with team members to come to a resolution and use negotiation and persuasion skills to contribute to business discussions.
  • Implement changes to existing work practices, policies and procedures that result in business improvements in line with the work area direction and strategic goals.
  • Demonstrate experience in effectively managing and developing a cooperative, high performing team.
  • Possess the ability to quickly understand the work environment and contribute to the development plans, strategies and team goals.
  • Identify and rectify any issues and problems that may have an impact on the business.
  • Lead independently and develop solutions to problems where defined procedures don't always exist.

Culture and Benefits

  • The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture where flexible work arrangements are a focus to support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.
  • With SRS, you will receive extensive training, and learn a variety of new skills and receive occupational health & safety training from our team of experts.
  • Establish a long- term career path with us. We have one of the highest employee retention rates in the State, with our employees averaging over 15 years of working with us.
  • Work for us with peace of mind, knowing our road maintenance work is always in demand. When private businesses were hit by COVID-19, we continued to deliver works.


  • Contribute to society. SRS offers a rewarding career that enables you to help the community, ensure the road network is clear and safe for emergency services, and forge lifelong bonds.
  • Create a new network and build new relationships within SRS and the Department of Transport. Benefit from the variety of government employee's assistance services.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call: Callan Hannagan on 0411 477 332

How to Apply

Applications will need to include a resume and cover letter.
Applications close on 11:59 pm on 7th December 2021

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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