Inspector - Wage Theft (VPSG4)

Job posted: 12/05/2022
Applications close: 30/05/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Wage Inspectorate Victoria

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/WIV/OOC/1629370

Reference: VG/WIV/OOC/1629370

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Wage Inspectorate helps Victorians work better. Driven by values of fairness, integrity and accountability, it's our job to protect workers from exploitative practices. We're also here to educate and support businesses to help them comply with the law. We know most businesses are doing the right thing, and we provide the resources to help them. Our work helps ensure they can compete on an equal footing. We also know that a strong, proactive and decisive regulator is needed to hold to account those who break the law and deter unlawful behaviour. That's why we do what we do.

The Wage Inspectorate Victoria (Wage Inspectorate) is an independent statutory authority which enforces Victorian employment laws covering child employment, long service leave, and independent contractors in the transport and forestry sectors, and wage theft.

About the role

Reporting to the Team Leader, Wage Theft, Inspectors are appointed under the Wage Theft Act 2020 (the Act) to investigate the commission of alleged employee entitlement offences and, where appropriate, recommend criminal proceedings. Inspectors are also expected to assist the Wage Inspectorate in its other functions including to educate both employees and employers on their rights and obligations under the Act, to monitor and enforce compliance with the Act, to engage in and promote the coordination of information sharing with other agencies and other related tasks, as necessary.

Delivering best practice investigation outcomes using the powers of an Inspector is key to an Inspector's success. As is interpreting rights and responsibilities under the relevant laws and following the Wage Inspectorate's policies and procedures. Inspectors are empathetic and can listen to and acknowledge the problems of others, they understand that good communication and engagement with stakeholders is central to getting successful outcomes.

The position may require irregular travel within regional Victoria including overnight stays. On occasion, you may be required to undertake work across other areas of the Inspectorate's regulatory functions.

Applications close midnight 30th May 2022.

The Wage Inspectorate actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles within The Inspectorate can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which will include a National Police Check and misconduct screening.


Inspector - Wage Theft (VPSG4)

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Marcus Bongiorno | marcus.bongiorno@wageinspectorate.vic.gov.au

Inspector - Wage Theft (VPSG4)