Senior Administration Assistant

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: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20028283
Closing Date: 30-Jul-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $78,418
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 628KB)
Self Assessment

C2569.docx (Word, 431KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Seona Banfield on (03) 9247 3374

Position Details

  • VPSG3 range $64,583 - $78,418p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) full time ongoing position available
  • Working within Business Services of the Legal Services Department located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands*


About the role:

This exciting new position will provide high level senior administrative support to the Senior Business Manager for the rapidly expanding Legal Services Department (LSD).  The role will primarily involve duties in relation to supporting the LSD Business Services function for approximately 500 Sworn and VPS staff across a number of Divisions.  It is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding work environment with the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills.


Some of your duties will include:

  • Sworn and VPS position establishment including preparation and submission of relevant forms;
  • manage enquiries and seek advice from various Regions/Departments/ Commands including units within the Human Resources Department and Corporate Finance Department;
  • liaising with internal and external stakeholders;
  • finance and budget administration;
  • administrative duties relating to Departmental projects including accommodation and IT services,
  • analysing data and updating / collating reports and agendas;
  • managing the dedicated LSD Business Services PBEA;
  • general administration;
  • other related duties as directed by the Senior Business Manager.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • the ability to seek clarification and guidance in the absence of specific instructions;
  • superior time management skills and the ability to multi‑task rapidly changing priorities;
  • a positive ‘can-do' attitude and demonstrated ability to use initiative to identify and implement systems and processes requiring improvement;
  • flexibility to meet time‑critical deadlines;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to communicate and liaise with Sworn and VPS staff in a professional manner;
  • demonstrated ability to appropriately deal with sensitive and highly confidential information with tact, discretion and judgement.


Requirements and relevant information:

*Your usual place of work will be within the Legal Operations, Commissions & Inquiries Division, Legal Services Department, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Legal Services 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 Seona Banfield on (03) 9247 3374 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, Sunday 30 July 2017.


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