Senior Rail Service Planner

Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria’s transport system. Our job is to integrate the transport network for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability.

People are at the centre of everything we do, whether they travel by train, drive, cycle, walk or move freight. For our people this means a fair selection process and salary, structured progression and professional development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, opportunities to move around the transport portfolio and public sector.

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Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Transport / Logistics
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001315
Closing Date: 23-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - PT Planning - 001315 - Senior Rail Service Planner.docx (Word, 65KB)
Job Specification

Contact: James Gray
(03) 8392 7985

Position Details

Senior Rail Service Planner

  • $98,369 to $119,052 plus superannuation
  • Ongoing
  • Usual Work Hours: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 1 Spring Street Melbourne VIC 3000 (flexibility may be available)

The Network Planning division determines what the network needs, and plans and designs the future network to deliver on the transport strategy, system design and service planning.

This role is in the Public Transport Planning area and is responsible for developing an evidence base to inform the preparation of rail operating service plans and strategies that align with Government policy and major transport infrastructure commitments.

Core activities of this role include analysis, research, discussion and consultation to ensure that public transport issues are fully understood and managed when planning the rail network in a customer focussed manner. This requires both a detail focus and work with stakeholders to analyse service requirements, use of computer software to model rail operations, preparation of technical papers, development of concept timetable plans and other associated requirements.

You will be required to analyse existing and proposed train service provision including assessment of customer demand, capacity requirements, travel times, modal coordination. You will also develop service proposals and infrastructure requirements, with a strong focus on customer outcomes and network integration.

To be successful in this role you will have knowledge of the existing transport network and a sound understanding of public transport planning principles and operational planning.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For a confidential discussion, please call James Gray, Manager – Rail Network Development on (03) 8392 7985.  

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 23 July 2019

Please note:  The generic online form on may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC).

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