Cycling Infrastructure Project Officer – Department of Transport

From Jobs in Western Australia Government:

The Department of Transport’s vision is to be recognised for excellence in customer service in providing world class transport services and solutions.

AIM
Transport’s key focus is delivering high quality and integrated strategic transport planning and policy across the range of public and commercial transport systems that service the State.
Through effective and efficient transport systems our aim is to provide safe, accessible and sustainable transport services that promote economic prosperity and enhance the lifestyle and well being of all West Australians.
Our strategic directions and day-to-day activities are guided by our corporate values; teamwork, respect, passion, learning and innovation, commitment and pride, honesty and integrity, leadership, and understanding.

FUNCTIONS AND GOALS
The transport function is integral to business and commerce and important for social interaction and connecting communities. We provide a range of transport and infrastructure services to and in partnership with local government, industry and the broader community.
Our goals are to provide for an accessible and safe transport system, vehicles and road users that meet established vehicle standards and driver competencies and integrated transport systems that facilitate economic development.

RELATIONSHIPS WITH STAKEHOLDERS AND COMMUNITY
We connect people with goods and services through an intricate system of roads, railways, airports, ports and waterways and educate and regulate to keep them safe within those networks.
We work together with our portfolio partners the Public Transport Authority, Main Roads and port authorities, allowing us to effectively provide a strategic policy oversight role and greater integration and clarity of the working and reporting relationships within the Transport portfolio.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Department of Transport is currently seeking a full-time Cycling Infrastructure Project Officer to join our Network Planning (Moving People) team.
In this position you will be responsible for:
Undertaking duties related to the implementation of cycling projects.
Liaising with and advising consultants, local government authorities, user groups and the general public on cycling matters.
Project managing the development of local government bike plans and other cycling specific projects.
Assisting with the development and implementation of the Western Australian Bicycle Network Plan (WABN).

Additional details can be in the above link if you are interested in this position.  Is this a step closer to WABN if positions are being advertised now?

About Roland

I returned to cycling around 5 years ago, when I decided to start commuting by bike to work. I'm now cycling around 13,500km's annually, and love it.