Project Officer - Infringement Review Office (VPSG4)

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 22/09/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until November 2022

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/POIRO0921

Reference: VG/POIRO0921

Occupation: Other

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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 young people and recognises that young peoples’ 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 analytical skills to assess and respond to requests for review and prosecution of infringement and related IEEO enforcement activities.
  • Opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service until November 2022.
  • VPS Grade 4: $ $88,955 - $100,930 plus superannuation.


The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a Project Officer, Infringement Review Office to provide a critical role in the Industry Engagement and Enforcement Operation (IEEO).


About the business unit

Forming part of the department's COVID-19 response, the Industry Engagement and Enforcement Operation (IEEO) is responsible for engaging with all Victorian industries and business where there is a high risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).

IEEO supports industries to ensure their operations are COVID safe and achieve a high level of compliance with public health directions issued by the Chief Health Officer under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008. IEEO coordinates enforcement and compliance activities for industries.

The Policy, Planning and Governance Unit within IEEO is responsible for driving policy and planning activities relevant to IEEO's enforcement activities. This includes strategic and operational policy advice, Cabinet and Ministerial briefings, development of policies and procedure and undertaking necessary engagement with IEEO partner agencies and key stakeholders.

The Infringement Review Office (IRO) within the Policy, Planning and Governance Unit is responsible for assessing and responding to requests for review and prosecution of infringement related matters and providing general support for the IEEO infringement cycle. The Project Officer IRO supports the Manager IRO in these matters, ensuring regulatory compliance and best practice.

You may be required to work flexible hours including weekends and public holidays, and attend to urgent work as required. Appropriate remuneration will be applied for the above in accordance with the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020.


About the role

Some of your duties will include:

  • Support the Manager, Infringement Review Office, to assess and respond to requests for review and prosecution of IEEO infringement related matters and ensure the delivery of IEEO enforcement functions in accordance with relevant regulatory and legislative requirements.
  • Work responsively and collaboratively within the team, across the branch and with other key stakeholders to deliver the branch's regulatory activities, consistent with legislation (including legislative timeframes) and the department's expectations.
  • Support development of reporting and briefings to the Manager, Infringement Review Office and IEEO Executives, as required in a clear and concise manner.

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.


About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience in dealing with infringement review processes and responding to members of the public in enforcement outcomes settings.
  • Sound understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and policies relating to infringements issuing and review.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a complex and sensitive environment, with the support team capability and deliver team objectives and goals on time and to expectation.
  • High level analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to evaluate a range of information, exercise sound judgment, deliver evidence-based solutions and make decisions.



  • An evolving structure with opportunities for career advancement.
  • Find work life balance, initially working from home.
  • Make an impact that will help Victorian industries manage the threat of COVID-19
  • Be part of a once in a lifetime operation supporting the Victorian community.
  • Generous and fair salary with great working conditions and salary sacrificing options.
  • Job stability in a fixed term position as a member of the Victorian Public Service (VPS).
  • A fair salary– enjoy great work conditions and salary sacrificing options.
  • Generous leave entitlements with provisions for many forms of leave.
  • Employee Assistance Program support where you are encouraged to use this short-term, confidential counselling service.


This role represents a fantastic opportunity to further develop your career with the Department of Justice and Community Safety, or to commence a career with the Victorian Public Service. We are looking for someone who is serious about supporting the Victorian community as part of the pandemic response and recovery.

 Click here to discover benefits in working for the department.

If this job sounds like a challenge you would love to take on, then we encourage you to apply now. 


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 Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff in a number of roles, including those in management. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, click here or email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. 


Project Officer - Infringement Review Office (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until November 2022

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Ben Rechter on 0412 434 319 | ben.a.rechter@emv.vic.gov.au

Project Officer - Infringement Review Office (VPSG4)