Crime Stoppers Operative

The role of a Crime Stoppers Operative is a dynamic yet process driven position where you will be based in a call centre type environment working with a team of public servants and Police investigators.

Some of your duties will include on the phone talking to community members regarding issues they wish to report via the Crime Stoppers program and processing online reports submitted through the Crime Stoppers website.

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20018916V
Closing Date: 17-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $50,828 - $65,272
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: PD C0270.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

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

Contact: Kris Hamilton
(03) 8690 2145

Position Details

Your duties will include:

  • Answering phone calls of crime and traffic related information from the public and advising callers of appropriate referral services, where necessary.
  • Processing crime and traffic related information received through phone calls, electronic media and written correspondence into information reports.
  • Conducting data checks, updating database records and compiling statistics.
  • Communicating with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. 

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to transcribe information provided into accurate well written reports.
  • Ability to use a computer, with multiple screens and with multiple applications.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to plan and prioritise tasks.
  • Ability to process information efficiently and in line with established procedures.
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Ability to work in a confidential and sensitive environment.
  • Ability to manage exposure to at times distressing and graphic crime content. 

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Successfully complete the in-house Crime Stoppers Training and Development Program within six months of appointment.
  • Crime Stoppers operates a 24 hour service, 365 days per year. Staff may be required to work a range of rostered hours, shift work, some public holidays and weekends. Although Crime Stoppers does not run a nightshift, applicants must be available to work night shifts should the need arise and in accordance with award conditions. Shift allowances will be paid in accordance with the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.
  • To be considered for this position you MUST complete the attached application form.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head.  To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement

Applications close midnight, Wednesday 17 October 2018 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Kris Hamilton on (03) 8690 2145 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

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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