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.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Barwon South West Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/80013728AA
Closing Date: 04-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Recruitment BSW - Scoping & Development.pdf (PDF, 136KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michael Peel

Position Details

Scoping and Development Officer 

  • Annual Salary Range:  $72,751 - $88,336 per annum plus superannuation 
  • Employment Type:  Ongoing, Full-Time (Flexibility may be available)
  • Usual Work Location: Geelong

About the Barwon Southwest and Regional Transport Team

Are you looking for a meaningful, well-paid role in regional Victoria that provides both development opportunities alongside great work-life balance?

The Barwon Southwest Region holds significant importance to the Regional Victorian community, offering some of Victoria's greatest coastal drives and key connections for industry. We're delivering substantial transport investment across the whole south-west of the State, from Geelong to Warrnambool to the SA border, all while ensuring the transport network offers more reliable and safer journeys.

We're proudly delivering major transport upgrades across the entire Barwon Southwest region, including vital freight and safety improvements, and a significant investment in maintenance across the transport network. As part of the team, you'll work on interesting and critical work to ensure the State is moving ahead.

About the Opportunity 

The Scoping & Development (Barwon South West) team works to deliver high quality project scoping and development for the Region's most complex projects based on the transport needs of its communities. The team explores, develops and delivers solutions to move people and goods efficiently and safely while balancing the importance of enhancing one's journey. The team does this by:

  • Determining ideal scope and treatments for upgrades to the transport network
  • Designs, develops and estimates project types and their benefits to the community
  • Works with stakeholders to understand challenges to transport on the network to ensure changes address current and emerging transport safety, network and movement challenges

About You 

In joining the Barwon South West team, you'll put into practice key project management experience and/or skills in a civil environment. You'll be someone with great communication and engagement skills, who can work openly to support the broader team in delivering on its objectives. You'll be eager to challenge the status quo, learn and develop in your project management and transport knowledge and you will work well with others.

More information is available in the attached Position Description.   

How to Apply 

Applications should include a resume and a brief covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm on Monday, 4 December 2022. 

For role related queries, please contact Michael Peel at or (03) 5225 2516

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 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. 

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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