Transport Operations Planner

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/10/2018

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Government State

Job description:
  • Join Transport for NSW and build your career!
  • Transport Service Grade 6 ($$88,501 - $97,351), plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Ongoing Full Time Opportunity
  • Eveleigh Location

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Operations Planner within the Transport Management Centre. The position will play a key role in formulating traffic and transport management plans in response to major events in order to achieve the goals of safe and successful events.

Reporting to the Senior Transport Operations Planner, you’ll ensure ongoing and consistent development and maintenance of Traffic Management Plans for special events, emergency management, road incidents and major projects through regular consultation with stakeholders and other government agencies.

We are looking for an individual who is committed to a high standard of customer service, who is innovative in their approach to a collaborative work style, working with a number of stakeholders with varied priorities. You will possess have high levels of professional integrity; demonstrate timely delivery of outputs to high standards and excellent planning and project management abilities.

For more information on this role, view the role description here.

About us

At Transport, our vision is for a truly integrated transport system that will meet the needs of our customers now and into the future. The Transport portfolio includes Transport for NSW as principal agency with Sydney Trains, NSW Trains, State Transit Authority and Roads and Maritime Services as our key operating agencies.

We are a values based organisation and employ the most talented people to work together to deliver services for our customers and make NSW a better place to live, do business and visit.


At Transport our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities, health and wellbeing programs, and a program that helps you stay connected with work before, during and after parental leave.

Our commitment to Diversity 

Great people come from all walks of life and at Transport for NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.

Essential requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in traffic and transport management and/or related discipline, or relevant experience
  • Experience in road and transport network, traffic and transport planning, transport management and traffic and transport operations
  • Sound knowledge of traffic engineering principles including road network assessment, traffic analysis, planning and operations
  • It is a prerequisite that applicants possess a current motor vehicle driver’s licence.
  • The successful applicant may be required to work outside normal working hours, weekends and public holidays on many occasions

Please note: The successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

a) The reason for your interest in this role, and
b) How your skills and experience suit the role

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on Transport for NSW please click on link provided.

For any enquiries, please contact Claire Minahan on 02 8574 3550 and quote 00006HYL.

If you encounter technical issues please contact I Work for NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or

Applications close: 11:59 pm Sunday, 28 October 2018.

Key Application Responses

To apply for this role, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

a) The reason for your interest in this role, and
b) How your skills and experience suit the role