Justice Officer Team Leader - West

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email recruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: North East - Shepparton
Reference: VG/1946A
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $63,629 - $77,259
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1946 Justice Officer Team Leader - West Position Description.doc (Word, 859KB)


Fact Sheet - Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)


Contact: Robyn Luty - Business Support Supervisor
0427 879 930

Position Details

About us

The Department of Justice and Regulation comprises of eight Regions, through which the compliance, enforcement and regulatory services are provided to the Victorian community.  The Hume region delivers a range of services through Justice Service Centres at Wangaratta, Shepparton and Wodonga and at outreach locations in Myrtleford, Benalla, Cobram, Seymour, Mansfield and Corryong.  The region also has two prisons, the minimum security Beechworth Correctional Centre and H.M. Prison Dhurringile.

The region delivers a range of Justice Services including custodial services at our prisons, community corrections services, Sheriff’s Operations, Consumer Affairs and front of house enquiries (including Births, Deaths and Marriages applications).

About the role

The Justice Officer Team Leader supervises a team of corporate services staff within the Department of Justice and Regulation (DJR). 

In a Justice Service Centre environment, a Justice Officer Team Leader oversees and assists with the provision of effective front and back of house Justice Services including the provision of operational and administrative support to regional program areas and services to clients visiting Justice Service Centres.  In the context of a prison, the Justice Officer Team Leader oversees and assists with the provision of effective corporate support services, within the unique operational environment of a correctional facility.

This position may require direct prisoner contact and may involve weekend and public holiday work, remunerated in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Determination.

About you

The role requires a strong focus on ensuring the Justice Officer workforce are suitably skilled and trained to deliver quality services.  As our ideal candidate, you will have a high degree of integrity, effective communication skills, an ability to resolve competing demands, problem-solving skills as well as ability to monitor service delivery and compliance.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.


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