Justice Officer (VPSG2)

Job posted: 06/02/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Indigo

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $56,271 - $72,262

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/3899JAN23

Reference: VG/3899JAN23

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $56,271 - $72,262

Work location: North East Region | Indigo

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?

  • Utilise your administration expertise to provide support and advice to CGaS Hume Region.
  • Ongoing, Full-Time Opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 2; $55,439 - $71,194 plus superannuation.


About the Business Unit

The Hume Region provides services at Justice Service Centres in Wangaratta, Wodonga, Shepparton, and Seymour and at two prisons, the minimum-security Beechworth Correctional Centre, and H.M. Prison Dhurringile. Corporate Services is responsible for providing the region with a range of corporate support functions including human resources, finance, and procurement, planning and reporting, administration, and workforce development. Justice Officers operate from all sites across the region.


About the Role

The Justice Officer role provides accurate and timely administrative and support services to regional locations and staff.

The role has a strong focus on service delivery to clients, internal and external stakeholders, and the public.

Client services may include responding to over-the-counter enquiries, providing information and assistance with matters relating to DJCS portfolio, reception duties, coordinating schedules for program areas and delivery of services for prisoners.

Administrative duties may include reception, financial, mail, basic correspondence, human resource duties, fleet and facility duties, maintenance of a range of electronic information and filing systems.

This position will require direct prisoner contact and may involve after hours, weekend and public holiday work, remunerated in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Determination.

Some of your duties may include:

  • Provide administrative support and client services relevant to the location
  • Provide information and assistance to clients, internal and external stakeholders and the public including the collation, review, and processing of applications
  • Provide reception and telephone responses for the location
  • Perform a range of financial duties including accounts payable, accounts receivable, petty cash and banking
  • Coordinate location mail including being responsible for the security and appropriate record keeping of incoming and outgoing mail as relevant


About You

As our ideal candidate, you will be able to demonstrate;

  • Working Collaboratively: Build a supportive and cooperative team environment; engages other teams to share information in order to understand or respond to issues; support others in challenging situations.
  • Promote Inclusion: Pays attention to words, expression and body language; recognises behaviours that promote a culture of inclusion. Hold self and team accountable towards being inclusive to individuals from diverse backgrounds. Takes corrective actions when behaviours displayed do not promote an inclusive workplace.


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.

Justice Officer (VPSG2)

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Kathrine Downie on 0419 523 340 | Kathrine.downie@justice.vic.gov.au

Justice Officer (VPSG2)