ChildCheck Support Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 07/04/2022
Applications close: 11/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/DJ5207_JUL

Reference: VG/DJ5207_JUL

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • Utilise your quality assurance testing experience by joining Working with Children Check Victoria
  • VPSG 4 Classification salary range ($90,067 - $102,192) plus super
  • One (1) ongoing full time opportunity available


About us

Police, Fines and Crime Prevention group builds strong communities and supports community safety.  The group achieves this through:

  • Regulation, policy, governance and legislation for policing, crime prevention, road safety, countering violent extremism and infringements
  • The delivery of key functions in the administration of fines, road safety cameras, Working with Children Checks (WWCCV), National Disability Insurance Scheme checks, adoption services and the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager, ChildCheck Support, the ChildCheck Support Officer role is responsible for assisting in undertaking analysis to support strategic decision making of WWCCV. The ChildCheck Support Officer will support ChildCheck and DisCheck database development through User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

This role will also assist in the provision of IT operational support, including database management and identifying and resolving data issues to benefit the business and users.

About you

As our ideal candidate you will possess:

  • Demonstrated quality assurance testing - Minimum 2 years quality assurance testing experience
  • Demonstrated experience working across different test phases - Strong manual testing skills
  • Demonstrated experience in triaging defects
  • Ability to seek opportunities for continuous improvement and ways to innovate whilst offering suggestions and ideas and encouraging others to do the same
  • Ability to resolve issues through deep understanding or interpretation of existing guidelines and where guidelines are not available, analyse ideas available and take action through self, or in consultation with others to resolve problems

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role, please refer to the attached position description.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad


For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you.
ChildCheck Support Officer (VPSG4)

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Simon Welsh | simon.welsh@justice.vic.gov.au

ChildCheck Support Officer (VPSG4)