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Associate Government Architect
Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Job reference: 332286
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The Office for Design and Architecture South Australia (ODASA) is currently seeking an Associate Government Architect to join our team in the promotion of high quality design to ensure growth and development in South Australia positively contributes to liveability, competitiveness and sustainability.

Role Overview
The Associate Government Architect will provide expert design advice to the State Government on all matters related to architecture, urban design, infrastructure delivery and design policy.  The Associate Government Architect will:

  • Demonstrate a high level of professional leadership, act impartially and in the public interest.
  • Champion design excellence, innovation and the state’s Principles of Good Design in the statutory planning system.
  • Co-chair the state’s Design Review program; an independent and expert peer review program for significant development proposals.
  • Provide advice to Cabinet, the Minister for Planning, the State Planning Commission and the State Commission Assessment Panel.
  • Provide support to government capital works procurement processes and public-private partnerships.
  • Maintain effective relationships with architecture, landscape architecture and urban design schools, the private sector and associated professional peak bodies.
  • Work closely with the South Australian Government by leading strategic initiatives, supporting design innovation and raising public awareness of the value and benefits of good design.

Eligible to be registered under the provisions of the South Australian Architectural Practice Act 2009.

PO5 - $115,454 to $120,908 per annum

For further information or if you have any questions related to this position including flexible working hours or managing potential conflicts of interests, please contact:
Ms Kirsteen Mackay
South Australian Government Architect
General Manager, Architecture and Built Environment
Telephone: (08) 8402 1986

Application Instructions
Applications can be submitted online or addressed to:
Recruitment and Employment
GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001
Telephone: (08) 8343 2600
Agency Website:

Additional Notes
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Applications close: 18/12/2018 5:00 PM

- Cover Sheet.pdf
- Guide to Apply.pdf
- Pre-Employment Declaration.pdf
- Role Statement.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.