South Australia
Posted 2 years ago

About the Department of Treasury and Finance
At the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) we work together to support the prosperity and wellbeing of all South Australians.

Our objectives are:

  • Trust and empower our skilled, diverse, flexible and committed people.
  • Promote sustainable state finances.
  • Support responsible budget and financial management.
  • Deliver timely high quality services.
  • Collaborate to deliver high quality advice on economic, social and environmental issues.

DTF actively promotes flexible working arrangements and values diversity in the workplace.

About SafeWork SA
SafeWork SA is a business unit within DTF. SafeWork SA is responsible for providing work, health and safety, public safety and state-based industrial relations services across South Australia. As a regulator, our Investigators and Inspectors ensure work, health and safety, and public safety standards are met and appropriate action is taken when breaches of laws are detected. We also help people better understand their work health and safety responsibilities.

Our values are:

  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Service

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About the opportunity
SafeWork SA is looking for enthusiastic individuals that are keen to use their skills and aptitudes to positively influence safety in the workplace. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the industry in terms of safety in South Australian workplaces.

We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team of Investigators. As the Principal Investigator you will undertake complex and diverse investigations. You will be responsible for conducting interviews, collecting evidence and exhibits and providing comprehensive and factual briefs of evidence capable of withstanding public scrutiny. As the successful candidate will have the opportunity to undertake a proactive role in taskforce operations, and lead response teams throughout an investigation matter.

You must have proven experience in investigations and able to apply critical thinking to complex problem. You will have the ability to interact and engage with stakeholders in a respectful manner that leads to successful outcomes.

Special conditions for employment

  • This is a term role up to 24 months.
  • More than 1 position available
  • Engagement in this role is subject to a satisfactory Department of Human Services General Employment Probity Check. A renewal will be required every three years.
  • Some out of hours work, including intra-state and interstate, to remote areas, requiring overnight absences may be required;
  • A current driver’s licence is essential; and
  • Investigators will be required to take part in after-hours work and on-call roster (during day and overnight and/or weekend).

ASO6 – $92,784 – $98,143

Further information about this exciting opportunity can be obtained from
Chris Zuvich
Manager, Investigations
Phone 0428 793 627

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter of no more than 2 (two) pages addressing the Technical Expertise – Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience in the Job and Person Specification, along with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) and details of 3 (three) referees, including one from your current line manager.

Diversity Statement
The Department of Treasury and Finance actively promote flexible working arrangements, and is committed to having at least 50% of interviewees for each role being women. At DTF we value and encourage diversity within our workforce, to help us reflect the community we serve.

Applications close: 07/02/2022 6:00 PM

– C&E – Investigations – JPS – ASO6 – Principal Investigator Term.pdf
– employment declaration.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.

Application Instructions
All applications must be submitted online by clicking on Screening Questions ( and following the instructions.

Job Features

Job Category

General Investigations, Government Investigators, Investigator, Local Laws, Workplace Investigations

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