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: Other
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20020181
Closing Date: 27-Jul-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $78,418
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: C1929.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

VPS Application Form 20020181.docx (Word, 628KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Riki Maaka
(03) 9418 3140 or

Position Details

  • VPSG3 range $64,583 - $78,418 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) full time, ongoing position
  • Working within the Logistic Support Division, Operational Infrastructure Department located in Melbourne CBD*

About the role:

As an Armourer for the Logistical Support Division you will undertake the duties for the physical maintenance of Victoria Police's firearms fleet and the related logistics tracking systems. 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong mechanical aptitude in relation to detailed maintenance of fine tolerance equipment, including identification of faults, design and user complexities for a variety of mechanical systems.   

Some of your duties will include:

  • Working with a specialised team to undertake the maintenance program and fault investigation activities for Victoria Police's fleet of firearms and related controlled weaponry
  • Adhering to and pro-actively contributing to the health, safety and workplace security activities of the Armoury
  • Providing high level customer service and advice to queries and technical issues including preparing reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Undertake routine data entry and maintenance logs for the fleet of firearms and related weaponry in accordance with information securing and records management policies
  • Proactively contributing to continuous improvement processes and manual handling guidelines
  • Maintaining a contemporary knowledge and regularly updating qualifications for firearms and weapons systems to support the Divisions strategic direction for the fleet

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly regulated environment
  • The ability to achieve results under pressure and work collaboratively within a small specialised team
  • High level attention to detail
  • Comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety practices and policies applicable to an Armoury position
  • Understanding of record keeping requirements and related information security policies
  • High level interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Hold current manufacturers Armourer Certification or qualify in the various firearms systems in use by Victoria Police within six (6) months
  • Knowledge of firearms is not necessary as training is provided
  • 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
  • Possess a current Victorian Driver Licence and hold or qualify for a White Class Driver Authority within three (3) months

*Your usual place of work will be within the Logistical Support  Division, Operational Infrastructure Department, however you may be required to work at any other division within the 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 Riki Maaka  on (03) 9418 3140 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, Thursday 27th July 2017


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