Corrections Intelligence Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 15/11/2022
Applications close: 29/11/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $72,751 - $88,336

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Reference: VG/CIO/NOV202

Reference: VG/CIO/NOV202

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

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 knowledge and analysis of information expertise to provide support and advice to Corrections Victoria.
  • 4 x Ongoing, Full-Time Opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 3: $72,751 - $88,336 plus superannuation.


About the Business Unit

Corrections Victoria Intelligence Service (CVIS) is the overarching intelligence service for Corrections Victoria (CV) and its stakeholders. The CVIS is comprised of the primary intelligence unit known as the Corrections Victoria Intelligence Unit (CVIU), and localised prison intelligence units located at the public and private prison facilities in Victoria.

The position of Corrections Intelligence Officer is within the CVIU and has a primary role of providing operational support for all intelligence related matters conducted by the CVIU. The position reports to an Intelligence Analyst – Team Leader of CVIU and will contribute to tactical, operational and strategic intelligence functions.


About the Role

The Corrections Intelligence Officer is expected to contribute to the collection, collation, recording and analysis of information available to the CVIU, and to develop this information for presentation to management, and for information dissemination to authorised persons and external agencies. This position supports Youth Justice management in maintaining the security, good order and management of Youth Justice facilities. Some examples include producing intelligence to identify and prevent violence, offender escapes/absconds, the introduction and usage of contraband, serious incidents or unrest, and to assist in the safe management of young people in detention.

The position is primarily based at the Cherry Creek Youth Justice Precinct but may be required to work from other locations if a business need arises.

Some of your duties may include:

  • Collect, collate, record, analyse, and disseminate intelligence information to authorised parties in a timely manner to inform decisions made by CV and its stakeholders, primarily, but not limited to, young people in Youth Justice custody.
  • Prepare intelligence reports and briefings for senior management, and provide advice on the results of intelligence gathering, including the identification and evaluation of emerging threats, opportunities, patterns and trends which affect the security and good order of Youth Justice and correctional facilities or management of offenders in the community.
  • Support Youth Justice and CV Management, staff and external agencies by assisting in the development and planning of intelligence-led operations.
  • Provide support in the development of systems to facilitate more effective and efficient information collection, recording, analysis and dissemination of intelligence information within Youth Justice, Corrections Victoria and to its stakeholders.


About You

As our ideal candidate for the role, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the CV and Youth Justice systems, and key issues impacting the system.
  • Knowledge of contemporary principles and practices that apply to intelligence function within the criminal justice system and across intelligence agencies.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and information management systems, preferably Palantir, DHHS CRIS and/or other data managing technologies.
  • Knowledge of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005, Corrections Act 1986, Corrections Regulations 2019 and the Serious Offenders Act 2018.


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.

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 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.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.



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.

At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  • Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Corrections Intelligence Officer (VPSG3)

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Philippa Hermann on 0428 478 658 | philippa.hermann@justice.vic.gov.au

Corrections Intelligence Officer (VPSG3)