Traffic 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
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Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Transport / Logistics
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/80005084A
Closing Date: 30-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Traffic Officer VPS3.pdf (PDF, 114KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Davin Nguyen

Position Details

Traffic Officer

Salary range: $71,853 - $87,245 per annum

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

Usual work location: Vic Various Locations


About the Opportunity

Working with a close-knit and supportive team, the role will provide sound advice to internal and external customers on complex matters relating to road safety, traffic, developer funded/external projects, non-road infrastructure works and road design standards, whilst promoting a culture of innovation.


About You 

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

• Understanding and contributing to our key culture focus areas and being aware of one's own behaviours and impact to support a constructive way of working for individuals and teams.

• Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on various, and moderately complex transport and safety matters, under broad supervision and coordinate internal teams where required.

• Work with key internal and external stakeholders to develop solutions to moderately complex transport and safety problems, whilst aligning with key strategic objectives.

• Understanding community and stakeholder needs to determine matters of importance and prioritise effort and workload accordingly, whilst meeting agreed timeframes and quality standards.

• Coordinate the development and delivery of network safety and operational improvements in accordance with relevant road safety standards and DoT procurement systems.

• Interpret standards and guidelines and apply problem solving approaches and judgment in response to transport and safety matters under broad supervision, whilst challenging traditional thinking where appropriate.


Tertiary qualification in a relevant or related discipline.

More information on the PD attached.  

How to Apply 

Applications should include a resume and cover letter. Applications close 11.59pm on 30th June 2022. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Davin Nguyen, Senior Movement & Safety Officer on 03 9313 1293 or email:

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.  

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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