Vacation Program

VicRoads and the Department of Transport has now merged and the Vacation Program is under review.  More information will be available once finalised. 

We offer summer vacation employment anytime between October and March and may consider other placements when Universities are on semester break.

VicRoads purpose is to deliver social, economic and environmental benefits to communities throughout Victoria by managing the Victorian arterial road network and its use as an integral part of the overall transport system. Our early career pipeline programs are an essential element of our organisational model.

Application details 

VicRoads’ Vacation Employment Program is a fantastic opportunity for you to experience what is like to work in an organisation that delivers a wide range of projects and programs while gaining on-the-job learning and training opportunities and the best of all you get paid! Our Vacation program takes place during your summer university break and commencement dates can be modified to meet individual needs. We try to give preference to students who are currently in their penultimate year of study but welcome applications from second year onwards (depending on the length of their course).

We are accepting applications from university students currently completing a bachelor degree in the following disciplines:

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Engineering
    • Civil
    • Electrical and Electronic
    • Mechatronics
    • Geomatic
    • Environmental
  • Environmental Science
  • Commerce/Business
  • Information Management and Technology

You must currently be a university student completing a degree in any of the fields listed above at an Australian university. Ideally you will be studying in both semesters either side of the vacation period and you are an Australian permanent resident or citizen.

VicRoads may ask for your consent to check records maintained by Police, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and VicRoads as a part of the selection process. Information provided to VicRoads will be managed in accordance with our recruitment privacy statement. 

Vacation students will be paid $52,493 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation, on a pro rata basis for the period of employment.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our people are the key to our organisation’s success through our strategic commitment of Care, Share, Dare.

  • We Care about and treat each other respectfully
  • We Share what we know with each other and our Transport for Victoria partners
  • We Dare to work innovatively to deliver the best transport solutions for our users. 

VicRoads is committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce where all our people are valued, feel safe and empowered to think freely, express themselves, innovate and are able to fully contribute regardless of their gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or whether they identify as indigenous, or whether they have a disability.

Contact us for program specific enquiries.
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