Industrial Relations Information and Compliance Adviser

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/008194
Closing Date: 18-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 008194 - PD - VPS4 - IR Info and Compliance Adviser.doc (Word, 170KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jayne Worthington
(03) 9651 9597

Position Details


  • $82,574 - $93,689 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)

This newly created position of Industrial Relations Information and Compliance Adviser forms a part of the Inspectorate Team within Industrial Relations Victoria.

Industrial Relations Victoria provides strategic industrial relations policy and technical advice to Government and departments with a focus on fostering a framework based on consultation, cooperation and good faith bargaining. The division engages with employers, employees and their unions to promote a positive industrial relations environment. The division consists of three main teams: Central Bargaining Unit; Private Sector Industrial Relations and The Inspectorate.

This position resides in the Inspectorate Branch and performs several functions relating to the administration and enforcement of the Child Employment Act and the Long Service Leave Act. The successful applicant will have experience and expertise in communicating legislation and regulation to stakeholders, and, undertaking investigations and other compliance activities. A high demand workload requires someone with excellent organisational and time-management skills including the ability to juggle competing demands and to work cooperatively in a team environment.

The successful applicant will be flexible, adaptable and able to work across the Inspectorate, maximising their skills and capabilities. They will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoying flexible working arrangements and undertaking a wide variety of work.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking investigations, preferably related to compliance with industrial relations or employment regulation / legislation.
  • Sound understanding of the industrial relations system in Australia, including demonstrated experience in the provision of advice and interpretation of relevant legislation and regulation to stakeholders.
  • Capacity to collect evidence to meet legal requirements, prepare draft briefs of evidence and associated materials to assist in prosecutions.


For a confidential discussion, please call Jayne Worthington, Manager, Industrial Relations, Information and Compliance on (03) 9651 9597.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 18 October 2018.

Please note:  The generic online form may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only. Complete these specific questions to complete your application.

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