Garment Technician (VPSG4)

Job posted: 10/06/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30/06/22

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/JE20041672

Reference: VG/JE20041672

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the role:

Victoria Police is commencing a project to re-design the Mess Dress. The Mess Dress project team will form part of the General Duties Uniform (GDU) Project. The significance of this project demands experienced, talented and professionally qualified applicants capable of investigation and working through challenging and complex issues and ultimate delivery of the project's objectives.

The VPS4 Garment Technician is a specialised role in the Mess Dress team. The role will liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate the design and development of the Mess Dress.  

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and support flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Preparation of specialised reports and uniform/apparel specifications.
  • Collaborate with garment subject matter experts.
  • Perform quality assessments to ensure faults are addressed and corrected in a timely manner.
  • Conduct investigative studies and develop high level reports based on analytical results.
  • Develop a process for made to measure garment production.
  • Maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

As the successful applicant, you will have: 

  • Well-developed analytical, conceptual, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to produce complex written reports and advise the Senior Management Team.
  • The ability to develop and maintain close engagement with all areas of the Logistics and Equipment Division and subject matter experts. 
  • A proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction, and constructively manage stakeholder issues to ensure positive outcomes.
  • Extensive knowledge in uniform/apparel design, pattern making and tailoring.
  • Extensive knowledge of contemporary garment construction and manufacturing methods and processes.
  • Proven ability to prioritise and complete tasks to meet strict deadlines with limited supervision.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One fixed term, full time position until 30/06/22.
  • Salary range is $87,640- $99,438 p.a. plus superannuation.
  • Position location at Victoria Police Centre. 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • A tertiary level fashion design, material technology or manufacturing qualification associated with Textile, Clothing and Footwear is highly desirable.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria - found in the position description attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Wednesday 23 June 2021.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic), Job Skills Exchange (JSE) website or Seek.
Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

For further information on this role please contact: Karen Drohomirecki on (03) 9418 3295 or via email karen.drohomirecki@police.vic.gov.au

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

Garment Technician (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30/06/22

Job classification:



Karen Drohomirecki | 9418 3295 or karen.drohomirecki@police.vic.gov.au

Garment Technician (VPSG4)