Senior Investigations Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 18/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/DET/ECEG/20006092

Reference: VG/DET/ECEG/20006092

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated experienced investigator and team player to join the Investigations Unit, Quality Assessment and Regulation Division (QARD), in the Department of Education and Training, the Victorian Regulatory Authority for early childhood education and care services as a Senior Investigations Officer. Location: Melbourne CBD office / Flexible work location

About the Role

Senior Investigations Officer

Tenure: Ongoing

Employment Type: Full Time

The Senior Investigations Officer, Investigations Unit, will be responsible for leading serious and complex investigations, investigative planning and providing advice and recommendations on investigations, sanctions and other compliance matters within the regulatory framework. The position requires strong quality and compliance reporting skills, strong interviewing and statement taking experience, demonstrated experience in conducting complex investigations and assessments and a knowledge of the broader regulatory and Early Childhood environment.

Senior Investigations Officers are a state-wide resource and are often required to travel for the purposes of obtaining statements and carrying out operational duties including surveillance.

The successful candidate will also have demonstrated experience in effective management of relationships with internal and external stakeholders and high-level interpersonal skills. Demonstrated experience in providing briefs of evidence and other high level written communications would be advantageous.


This is a full time, ongoing position at VPS5 level based in Melbourne.


Application Procedure

Applicants must address the key selection criteria in the position description to be considered for this position.


Further Information

Please refer to the position description for further details about this position, including core duties and position requirements. Successful applicants will be required to hold a valid Victorian Working with Children's Check or Victorian Institute of Teaching registration and meet the third dose vaccination requirements upon commencement.

For further information regarding this position please contact Gill Montgomery Manager, Investigations Unit gill.montgomery@education.vic.gov.au or (03) 7022 0191.

Information on the Department's licensing and regulation role can be obtained from the following website: www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/providers/regulation

QARD is an inclusive workplace, we are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people from other culturally diverse backgrounds.

The department's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires employees to have an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination (in most cases, 3 doses) and provide evidence of their vaccination status (including exceptions), to work outside their home, either at a department worksite or another employer's workplace. For this role, you are required to provide proof of your up-to-date vaccination status as part of the recruitment process prior to commencement of employment. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more department work locations.

Applications for this position close 18 August 2022

Senior Investigations Officer (VPSG5)

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Gill Montgomery | gill.montgomery@education.vic.gov.au (03)7022 0191

Senior Investigations Officer (VPSG5)