Crime Prevention Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 30/09/2020
Applications close: 29/10/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region

Job type: Part time / until 30 June 2022

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DJ8558SEP

Reference: VG/DJ8558SEP

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: North East Region

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?

About us

The Hume region delivers a range of services through Justice Service Centres at Wangaratta, Shepparton, Seymour and Wodonga and at outreach locations in Myrtleford, Benalla, Cobram, Mansfield and Corryong. 

The region works in partnership with the Crime Prevention and Countering Violent Extremism (CP&CVE) Unit and other government and non-government agencies to help build the capacity of local communities to implement effective responses to local crime issues and promote safe, inclusive and confident communities.

About the role

The Crime Prevention Officer role reports to General Manager, Community Services in the Hume region and has a specific focus on supporting the local delivery of crime prevention portfolio activities. The role has a close relationship with the central CP&CVE Unit which is responsible for the whole of government crime prevention agenda.  In this role you will:

  • act as a conduit between the Corrections and Justice Services group and the CP&CVE Unit providing timely intelligence reporting to the regional executive and the CP&CVE Unit on opportunities and challenges that impact on the delivery of CP&CVE initiatives in the region
  • manage a portfolio of funding agreements with grant recipients in the region and apply sound judgement and experience to support funded projects
  • maintain a detailed understanding of the requirements of the common funding agreement including reporting requirements, budget management, compliance and the need and process for requesting variations.

Please note, this role is Part Time (FTE 0.6), Fixed Term until 30 June 2022.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • an understanding of crime prevention theory and practice (highly regarded)
  • the ability to establish relationships with stakeholders, develop effective stakeholder-oriented responses, and assess, develop and negotiate innovative solutions to complex issues
  • demonstrated experience in grant administration and/or project management to support the delivery of high-quality services to the community and implement the policy objectives of government.

A tertiary qualification (or equivalent experience) in community development or a relevant social policy area are desirable.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click the Apply button on this advertisement.  Application should include your resume, along with a covering letter that details your motivation for applying and includes the skills and attributes you would bring to the role.  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.


Crime Prevention Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Part time / until 30 June 2022

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Kristy Herschell on: 0400 427 425 | kristy.herschell@justice.vic.gov.au

Crime Prevention Officer (VPSG4)