Administrative Officer

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.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2.1
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/20006050
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $50,077 - $57,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD C0630 Administrative Officer.pdf (PDF, 348KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Fiona BRUCE
03 5223 7822

Position Details

  • VPS-2 – Administrative Officer $50,077  - $57,192 plus superannuation and leave loading
  • The usual place of work will be Western Region Headquarters, Level 5 30-38 Little Malop Street, Geelong. However you may also be required to work at other locations within the Business Services Division.


About the role:


As the successful applicant your duties will consist of the below:


  •  Undertake a range of administrative support functions along with the maintenance and management of various records and registers, which includes HR, within a Regional Business Service Centre environment.
  • Perform keyboard activities as required, including word processing, typing and data entry.
  • Attend to telephone enquiries from sworn and unsworn employees, members of the public and other Government agencies.
  • Undertake routine financial, personnel, administrative and/or other functions as required.
  • Process a wide range of routine financial, personnel, purchasing, payroll and administrative transactions and maintain stores and equipment within the Business Service Centre.
  • Provide other appropriate support functions and customer service activities within the Regional Business Service Centre, as directed.
  • Undertake courier and other distribution/transportation functions.
  • Open, record and distribute incoming/outgoing mail.
  • Prepare routine correspondence on a range of administrative matters and attend to follow-up procedures as required. 


Skills and Experience


As the successful applicant, you will have:


  • Well-developed keyboard skills, particularly in relation to word processing and data entry.
  • Ability to maintain systematic and accurate financial, payroll or administrative records in a confidential environment.
  • Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to provide timely and effective customer service to a wide range of internal and external customers.
  • Capacity to prioritise work and operate with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • An understanding of the customer service requirements of the position and a demonstrated record of strong commitment and achievement in meeting customer needs.
  • A proven record of ethical behaviour and a demonstrated commitment to the Victoria Police Code of Ethics and Conduct, Financial Code of Practice, and the Organisational Values.



Requirements and relevant Information:


  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • While this position will have a nominated usual place of work, the position may be required to work at other locations, in accordance with the provisions of the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.
  • The position description is indicative of the initial expectation of the role and subject to changes to organisational goals and priorities, activities or focus of the job.
  • The preferred candidate will be required to undergo security checks which will include fingerprint checks.
  • The successful candidate will be employed pursuant to Victoria Police policies and procedures along with the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.
  • The successful candidate will be required to complete the appropriate Declarable Association Acknowledgement Form/s.
  • External applicants will be subject to a probation period of three (3) months.
  • This position may require the incumbent to undertake physical activities (such as accessing files from a compactus)


How to Apply:


Please click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this advertisement.


Applicants MUST address the full key selection criteria and should include a resume within their application.

Please view the full Position Description C0630 attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

If you require additional information or would like to discuss the role further please contact Fiona BRUCE at Western Region Headquarters on Phone: 5223 7822 or via email

Closing date for applications is 17:00hrs 28th January, 2018.

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