Senior Industrial Relations Specialist (VPSG6)


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 focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

 Senior Industrial Relations Specialist

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS6 - $120,692 - $161,511 + super
  • Employment Type: Full Time (flexibility may be available) / Ongoing
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD 

About the Team

The Workplace Relations team works in a dynamic environment providing advice, support and representation on issues such as; workplace policies, employee grievances, dispute resolution, agreement interpretation & negotiation, performance and employee conduct.

About the Opportunity

Industrial Relations Specialist is responsible for managing industrial relations risk and workplace relations matters related to the Department of Transport. The role is also the key point of contact between the department and unions in relation to complex workplace relations and industrial relations matters.

About You

You will have a track record of building good relationships at all levels including unions based on a reputation of providing sound, credible workplace relations advice, support and representation.  You enjoy a variety of work including the opportunity to travel to our Victorian regional locations, bringing an understanding of public sector industrial instruments along with Fair Work legislation, anti-discrimination laws and brief writing, means you can hit the ground running. A law degree will be highly regarded. 

How to Apply

Please review the attached position description for more information or for a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Trevor Parsons, Senior Manager Industrial Relations on 0457 794 ***.

Applications close at midnight on 25 March 2020.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.