Information Technology Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job posted: 10/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/7349M

Reference: VG/7349M

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: Geelong

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 young people and recognises that young peoples’ 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?

  • Coordinate and support the IT environment at Marngoneet Correctional Centre
  • Ongoing opportunity to work within the Victorian Public Service based in Lara
  • VPS Grade 4: $91,418 - $103,725 plus superannuation.

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking an Information Technology Coordinator to provide a critical role at Marngoneet Correctional Centre.


About the business unit

Marngoneet Correctional Centre is a 559 male medium security facility that houses a mix of sentenced and remand prisoners, the role of the facility is to contain prisoners safely, securely, and humanely, focusing on the individual needs of the men with the aim of providing a successful transition back into the community or on their continued journey through the prison system. As part of Marngoneet, the Karreenga Annexe contains an additional 300 protection prisoners bringing the entire prison population to 859 spread across two prison sites but managed by the one leadership team.

About the role

The IT Coordinator will fill the role of ensuring effective IT support is delivered in accordance with the Corrections Victoria IT Support Policy and Technology Services Policies. The role provides assistance in IT support to staff and prisoners and associated resources.

This position will be involved in researching of new and existing IT platforms for our two annexes, Marngoneet and Karreenga. The role has the responsibility for ensuring that operational and prison related IT applications are effective and able to service demand.

As the IT coordination some of your key accountabilities will include:

  • Provide technical advice and support to staff in relation to department IT resources and local IT resources.
  • Manage the local IT applications (Microsoft Access, Excel and SQL) and data collection tools for staff.
  • Manage the implementation and ongoing maintenance of the prisoner network, prisoner computers and stand-alone systems to ensure compliance with local policy.
  • Conduct regular audits of prisoner computers, prisoner network server and other IT Resources, including completing reports.

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Highly developed computer skills and demonstrated knowledge and experience in the successful planning, coordination and management of effective computer applications and IT systems.  
  • Demonstrated technical support expertise and ability to explain technical concepts to suit the audience.


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.



Information Technology Coordinator (VPSG4)

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Sarah John on (03) 5282 0735 | Sarah.Aldous@justice.vic.gov.au

Information Technology Coordinator (VPSG4)