Team Leader

The Licensing and Regulation Division (LRD) is the regulators of the Firearm, Private Security and Weapons industries. LRD’s regulatory activities are focused on managing risks to public safety and upholding the integrity of the state’s licencing regime.

LRD is looking for a team leader, who will report to the section manager of the unit, to motivate, coach, develop and supervise a small team of individuals in the Firearm Dealer Transactions team.

The Firearm Dealer Transaction team is responsible for the recording and tracking of firearm ownership in and out of Victoria. They also coordinate firearm recovery following death, cancellation or licence expiration of a licence holder.

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20006723X
Closing Date: 23-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $67,866 - $82,404
Job Duration: Fixed term until 31/12/2019
Attachments: PD C1290.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

Application Form.docx (Word, 638KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Karen Thai
(03) 9247 5682

Position Details

Your duties will include:

  • Supervising, coaching, communicating and motivating team outcomes including the development, monitoring, acknowledgement and support of team standards, benchmarks and service outcomes.
  • Reviewing, assessing and performance feedback for reporting staff.
  • Workload management respective to Dealer Transactions.
  • Assessing, authorising, validating, investigating and/or approving administrative or firearm permits and transactions in accordance with legislative, policy and standard operating procedures.
  • Actioning and resolving error reports and provide assistance with systems and testing.
  • Actively encourage and promote process improvement opportunities.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Ability to lead, coach, mentor and develop others.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, build and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Sound written and verbal communications skills.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • One (1) full time, fixed term (until 31/12/2019) position available.

Your application must include:

  • Resume, and;
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement. // Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement

Applications close midnight, Sunday 23 June 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Karen Thai on(03) 9247 5682or via email

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email or on (03) 9247 5113.

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