Senior Administration Assistant

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20009606
Closing Date: 25-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description C2569.docx (Word, 432KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Senior Sergeant Mark O’Rourke
(03) 9399 7500 or

Position Details

The Transit & Public Safety Command, Specialist Response Division, Water Police Squad – VPS3 Administrative Assistant

The Water Police Squad within Victoria Police provides specialist support for the State of Victoria through the role of coordinating all marine search and rescue incidents, law enforcement of the marine environment, overarching responsibility for port security operations and provides marine counter terrorist capabilities.

We are seeking a full time, pro-active, intuitive Senior Administration Assistant to join our team. The successful applicant reports to the Senior Sergeant, Water Police Squad.


 Some of your duties will include:

  • Provide high level administrative support         
  • Determining the organisation of work to ensure effective and efficient processes
  • Providing a range of support services to the unit including HR and finance activities
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of workplace culture


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • An ability to build and maintain relationships
  • The ability to be self-motivated and work independently;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing quality administrative support;
  • High level organisational skills;
  • Advanced computer skills and the ability to maintain appropriate work recording and monitoring systems;
  • Ability to manage and prioritise competing tasks


Requirements and relevant information:

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • Your usual place of work will be within the Specialist Response Division, Tranist and Public Safety Command; located at 100 nelson place, Williamstown.  However you may be required to work at any other division within the Command as required.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement

Applications close midnight, Thursday 25 July 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.


If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Senior Sergeant Mark O'Rourke on (03) 9399 7500 or 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


About Us:

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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