Senior Investigations Officer - Criminal Prosecutions

The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner (VLSB+C) is the regulator of the legal profession in Victoria. The VLSB+C is responsible for a range of functions including investigating and prosecuting offences under relevant legislation, externally intervening in the management of law practices, administering the Fidelity Fund, managing the Public Purpose Fund maintaining a register of legal practitioners and administering legal practising certificates.
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Department: Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/174
Closing Date: 21-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Form - 2018-09-26 - Job Application - Senior Investigations Officer - Criminal Prosecutions.DOC (Word, 394KB)

Position - 2016-05-11 - LSC174 - Senior Investigations Officer - Criminal Prosecutions - VACANT.DOCX (Word, 117KB)

Contact: Howard Bowles - Manager, Regulatory Intervention

Position Details

The Role

The Senior Investigations Officer – Criminal Prosecutions at the VLSB&C is a unique and rewarding role with an opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team

You will

  • Handle a varied case load including investigating cases of serious fraud arising out of/associated with law practices, as well as investigating summary offences;
  • Liaise with witnesses and prepare briefs of evidence;
  • Prepare high level reports in relation to relevant criminal offending to be used for disciplinary and other functions; and
  • Contribute to the effective running of the Team through enhanced processes and procedures.  

About You

  • You will have at least three years' experience working in the criminal law as either a legal practitioner or investigator with superior written, analytical and organisational skills and sound attention to detail.
  • Enjoy working and contributing to a high functioning and diverse team
  • Have a passion for the efficient investigating of criminal conduct.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.

Applications should include:

1) resume

2) completed job application form (see file attachment).

Applicants should view the full position description before applying. You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the job application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Howard Bowles on (03) 96798167.


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