Justice Officer (VPSG2)

Job posted: 02/05/2022
Applications close: 24/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Campaspe

Job type: Full time / 6 months

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $54,755 - $70,315

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/7082MAY22

Reference: VG/7082MAY22

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $54,755 - $70,315

Work location: North West Region | Campaspe

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?

  • An exciting opportunity within the Corporate Governance and Support group of Department of Justice and Community Safety
  • Loddon Mallee Region location
  • One (1) full-time, fixed-term opportunity available for 6 months
  • VPSG 2 Classification

About Us

Department of Justice and Community Safety comprises of eight regions, through which compliance, enforcement and regulatory services are provided to the Victorian community.

The Loddon Mallee Region provides services at Justice Service Centres in Bendigo, Swan Hill, Echuca and Mildura and at outreach locations across the region, including Castlemaine, Maryborough, Kerang, Robinvale, Kyneton and Ouyen.  The region also has three prisons, two within the Loddon Prison Precinct which includes a medium risk facility (Loddon) and a restricted minimum facility (Middleton). The third prison is located at Maldon, a minimum risk women's facility; Tarrengower Prison.

About the Role

In the Loddon Mallee Region the Justice Officer role specialises in one of three streams – Human Resources, Finance, and Business Support. Over time, there may be an opportunity to work in one or more of these streams, on a rotational basis, enabling career development opportunities and operational flexibility to the region.  Appropriate support and training will be provided.

The region delivers a range of Justice Services including custodial services at our prison, community corrections services, Sheriff's operations, consumer affairs and front of house enquiries (including Births, Deaths and Marriages applications).  Corporate Services is responsible for providing the Loddon Mallee Region with a range of corporate support functions including Human Resources, Finance and Procurement, Facilities Management, Administration and Workforce Development.

This position may require direct prisoner contact and may involve weekend and public holiday work, remuneration is in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Enterprise Agreement.

This is a great employment opportunity for an Echuca based person looking to commence a public service career.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will possess: 

  • Well-developed computer literacy
  • Sound knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience and/or understanding of working within a correctional environment
  • An ability to organise information in a logical sequence, and include content that is appropriate to the purpose and audience
  • An ability to respond to the clients' needs, and keep the client or stakeholder up to date with issues and developments. Also able to promptly follow through on inquiries, requests and complaints, and take responsibility for correcting problems promptly
  • Advanced computer skills including effective use of various systems such as word processing, spreadsheets, email, appointment scheduling and internet is desirable.

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. 

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes: 

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account) 

  1. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or 

  1. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you. 

Justice Officer (VPSG2)

Job type:

Full time / 6 months

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Nathan Pugh on 0437 558 747 | nathan.pugh@justice.vic.gov.au

Justice Officer (VPSG2)