Grievance Registrar

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: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20009613W
Closing Date: 01-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: C3258.docx (Word, 448KB)
Job Specification

VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 639KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Andrew Wright
03 9247 6180 or

Position Details


  • VPSG5 range $93,867 - $113,572 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available
  • Working within the Workplace Relations Division, Human Resource Department located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands 3008*

About the role:

The Workplace Relations Division comprises of Workplace Relations Specialists who provide end to end advice and support on all employee and industrial relations matters. The Division is primarily focused on assisting Victoria Police in managing the workforce, in line with certified industrial agreements and employment legislation. This includes providing high level advice and support on employees' working conditions and entitlements, managing complaints associated with workplace conflict, bullying and VPS misconduct, assessing grievance application, undertaking organisation reviews and realignments and redeploying sworn and VPS employees to suitable employment.

As a key team member, you will have hands-on accountability for leading and/or participating in workplace relations activities and proactively managing the Grievance Process within Victoria Police.  Your work will be based out of the Victoria Police Centre in the Docklands however at times you will have planned travel to various metropolitan and regional locations within Victoria to manage the function.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Assessing grievance applications
  • Providing advice to all stakeholders about the grievance process
  • Appointing Independent Review Officers
  • Monitoring timelines and facilitating the process for grievance hearings
  • Quality assurance of Independent Review Officer reports and recommendations
  • Preparing briefs for the delegate
  • Design and delivery of training sessions
  • Updating assigned policy and delegation

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex workplace issues or grievances
  • Strong working knowledge of current employment legislation including EBA and policy interpretation
  • Highly developed conceptual, analytical, interpersonal and written communication skills, with experience in effectively influencing and negotiating including communicating themes and issues to a non-expert audience
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis and problem solving within a complex, multifaceted environment, with the ability to identify and implement innovative solutions and improvements
  • Proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction, and constructively manage stakeholder issues to ensure positive outcomes for the stakeholder and local management


Requirements and relevant information:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be desirable
  • 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

*Your usual place of work will be within the Workplace Relations Division, Human Resource Department, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Human Resource Department as required.

How to Apply

Please click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this advertisement. Please view the full Position Description attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

When opening the Application Form which is attached to the advertisement, please ‘save' a copy to complete.  Please note that applicants are not required to respond to each key selection criteria listed in the position description. 

Applications must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Andrew Wright (03) 9247 6180 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 requirement/adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact the VPS Recruitment Team via email



Please note: No applications will be accepted via email, applicants must click on “Apply Now” to submit an application.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Tuesday 1 May 2018.

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