Public Support Information Officer (VPSG2)

Job posted: 03/06/2021
Applications close: 16/06/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 16/01/22

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $53,946 - $69,276

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/E20019863

Reference: VG/E20019863

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $53,946 - $69,276

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the role:

The Freedom of Information (FOI) division sits within the Governance and Assurance Department of Victoria Police.  We administer and process requests for documents in line with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic).

The role of Public Support Information Officer is to provide expert and responsive administrative assistance within the unit in both the initial receiving of requests as well as the sourcing of appropriate documents.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Working within a team environment;
  • Determining the validity of applications in line with the Act;
  • Communicating with applicants and/or their legal representatives to clarify requests, provide advice and updates where appropriate;
  • Searching for documents by utilising a variety of databases, systems or communicating with other areas of Victoria Police; and
  • Provide advice regarding FOI legislation, policies and administration.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and proven skills in the maintenance of accurate records;
  • Investigative and analytical skills; and
  • The ability to manage your own workload whilst meeting regulated time frames.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • 1 x Full-time (FTE 1.0), fixed term until 17/01/2022 (20019863)
  • This position is located within the Victoria Police Centre (VPC), located at 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • 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, Wednesday 16th June 2021.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic), of Job Skills Exchange (JSE) website.

Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

For further information on this role please contact: Rajni Rana (03) 8335 7451 or via email Rajni.rana@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) 8335 8081.

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

Public Support Information Officer (VPSG2)

Job type:

Full time / Until 16/01/22

Job classification:



Rajni Rana | 03 8335 7451 or Rajni.rana@police.vic.gov.au

Public Support Information Officer (VPSG2)