Musician - Piper (VPSG3)

Job posted: 14/07/2021
Applications close: 27/07/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/JE20029434

Reference: VG/JE20029434

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About the role:

As the successful applicant, you will perform as a Musician (Piper on the Great Highland Bagpipe) with the Victoria Police Pipe Band.


Reporting to the Music Director, Victoria Police Pipe Band, whose primary role is to support Corporate (Victoria Police) and Government Programmes, including Ceremonial and Community Engagement.


Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and support flexible working arrangements



Your duties will include:

  • Participate in Corporate (Victoria Police) and Government Programmes, including Ceremonial and Community Engagement events.

  • Participate and contribute to training activities to ensure a high standard of performance.

  • Maintain quality of all Uniform items, musical instruments and IT equipment, ensuring optimal condition.

  • Assist in the loading and unloading of equipment.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Proven skills as a Piper on the Great Highland Bagpipe.

  • Ability to perform whilst marching.

  • Substantive Ensemble and SOLO performance knowledge and experience.

  • Proficiency preferred in the use of music programmes including: - Logicpro, Sebelius and DrumScriobh for arranging with other musical instruments.

  • Proficiency also preferred in playing a Bass Drum and a Snare Drum.

  • To be assessed as having a performance standard equivalent to RSPBA/PBA – Intermediate Certificate level for the Musical role required as a Piper.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • 1 full-time ongoing position

  • Position will be located at the Victoria Police Academy, View Mount Road, Glen Waverley, Vic. 3150.

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume

  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement. 


Applications close midnight, Tuesday 27 July 2021 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Chris Sinclair on (03) 9566 3864 or via email Christopher.Sinclair@police.vic.gov.au


If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 9247 5113.

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

Musician - Piper (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:



Chris Sinclair | 03 9566 3864

Musician - Piper (VPSG3)