Maritime Support Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 27/06/2022
Applications close: 18/08/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $72,751 - $88,336

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/EMV318C

Reference: VG/EMV318C

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) leads emergency management in Victoria by working with government, agencies and business to strengthen their capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recover from emergencies. EMV is a statutory entity and is part of the Department of Justice & Community Safety (the Department). The Department, through the Secretary, employs EMV staff and provides corporate functions to EMV. EMV is led jointly by the Chief Executive (CE) and the Emergency Management Commissioner (EMC).

Maritime Support Officer

  • Provide general support and specific maritime sector knowledge across policy and processes
  • Challenging and engaging role
  • VPSG 3, Ongoing role

Reporting to the Manager Marine and Road Rescue and working within a small team, you will provide support to the production of written Maritime sector products which inform and support tactical, operational and strategic decision making.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Develop and maintain effective professional relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Provide administrative support to ensure the operational functions of the Marine Search and Rescue Team and State Control Centre are in accordance with requirements and are delivered in an efficient and effective manner;
  • Arrange, prepare and assist in the delivery of briefings, reports, meetings and presentations including visual and electronic displays to a wide range of stakeholders

To be successful you will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Victoria's emergency management arrangements is desirable;
  • Practical maritime experience from either an administrative or front-line perspective is preferred;
  • Strong administration skills.


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)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you.

Early Retirement Scheme:

A re-employment restriction of one year applies to all recipients of an Early Retirement Scheme package from the VPS.

How to Apply:

Please click the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter briefly outlining your skills and experience. 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.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Ben Penrose, Manager Marine and Road Rescue on 0428 099 535.

Application close midnight on Thursday 18 August 2022.