Road worker

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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VRO2
Work Location: Horsham - Wimmera area
Reference: VG/80013815
Closing Date: 07-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $57,506 - $69,965
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: TS-NO-SRS-Road Worker-RO2-Aug2022-fixed term.pdf (PDF, 332KB)

Contact: Aaron Braeckmans or 0418559446

Position Details

Road Worker

  • Annual Salary Range: $58,944- $71,714 per annum plus 10,5% superannuation
  • Tenure: fixed term until 28 FEB 2023
  • Employment Type:  Full time
  • Usual Work Location: Horsham (Negotiable across regional VIC)

About the Opportunity

The role performs a variety of road and bridge routine inspection, maintenance and construction activities and respond to emergencies under general supervision. The incumbent will be required to perform manual labour- intensive tasks in accordance with established safety, environmental and quality procedures.

About You

  • Project Delivery - Executes work tasks (such as Roads, Roadside and Structures inspection, routine maintenance activities, operating various minor plant equipment safely) against Traffic Management Plans and in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving - Seeks resolution of problems through policy or process guidelines (such as Worksite Traffic Management Plans)
  • Innovation & Continuous Improvement - 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
  • Policy Design & Development - Understands the purpose of policies; Uses operational policies

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable. More information on the PD attached.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and if you wish a covering letter.  Applications close 11.59pm on 07-DEC-22

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. 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). Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Aaron Braeckmans on 0418 559 446 or

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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