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/20008330A
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $51,717 - $59,066
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS2 Administrative Officer PD C0630.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Justine DUNN
5223 7858 or

Position Details

  • VPS2 Administrative Officer $51,717 - $59,066 plus superannuation and leave loading
  • The usual place of work will be Western Region Business Centre, Level 3, 1 Malop Street, Geelong. However you may also be required to work at other locations within Business Services.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Undertake a range of administrative support functions including the maintenance and management of various records and registers (manual and computerised).
  • Perform keyboard activities as required, including word processing, typing and data entry.
  • Attend to telephone and counter enquires from internal and external stakeholders including 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.
  • Provide other appropriate support functions and customer service activities.
  • 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.

Selection Criteria:

Essential Requirements:

  1. Well-developed keyboard skills, particularly in relation to word processing and data entry.
  2. Ability to maintain systematic and accurate financial, payroll or administrative records in a confidential environment.  
  3. Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to provide timely and effective customer service to a wide range of internal and external customers. 
  4. Capacity to prioritise work and operate with minimal supervision
  5. Ability to work within a team environment.
  6. An understanding of the customer service requirements of the position and a demonstrated record of strong commitment and achievement in meeting customer needs.
  7. 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

Special Requirements:

  • The successful candidate may be required to undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a National Security Clearance to the level determined by the Department Head. To obtain this clearance applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The incumbent will be required to complete the OHS requirements of the organisation, which may include local level training relating to equipment usage and Hazardous Chemicals.
  • Successful candidates will be required to possess a current Victorian Driver Licence and hold or qualify for an appropriate Victoria Police driving authority within three (3) months.

Other 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 Justine DUNN at Western Region Service Centre on Phone: 5223 7858 or via email

Closing date for applications is Thursday 21st February 2019.

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