Senior Logistics Officer

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: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20031941A
Closing Date: 21-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $50,077 - $64,307
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: C3079.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

VPS Application Form 20031941.docx (Word, 639KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Jeff Morton
(03) 8480 1635 or

Position Details

  • VPSG2 range $50,077 - $64,307 p.a. + super + leave loading.
  • One (1) Full time, ongoing position available.
  • Working within the Logistical Support Division, Operational Infrastructure Department located at the Victoria Police Vehicle Impoundment Unit, Preston.*

About the role:

The Vehicle Impoundment Support Unit (VISU) operates a 24/7 logistics service to support enforcement of Part 6A Road Safety Act 1986 in the metropolitan area as well as administratively supporting the state-wide Vehicle Impoundment Program. 

VISU's ability to provide storage options for impounded vehicles is critical to the success of the Impoundment Program and to Victoria Police efforts to meeting its Road Safety objectives.


Some of your duties will include:

  • Undertake a range of activities associated with the receipt, storage, return or disposal of vehicle in accordance to legislative requirements and standard operating procedures.
  • Undertake the inspection of vehicles and record findings, escalating issues or disputes to the line manager.
  • Undertake a range of property management activities including inventory, security, accountability and traceability, seeking instructions to ensure the timely and lawful return of disposal of property from abandoned vehicles.
  • Complete a range of administrative functions, including the review and verification if impoundment files, data entry, health and safety inspections and vehicle status reports, property return or disposal directions.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience with safe manual handling practices and high level of understanding of Health and Safety principals for a warehouse environment.
  • Demonstrated experience using computers, related logistics technology or basic software programs to undertake audits, receipting and data entry activities.
  • High level of communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, with an ability to liaise with all Victoria Police employees and external stakeholders or suppliers in a professional and courteous manner.


Requirements and relevant information:

  • Hold a current fork lift License is desirable.
  • The incumbent will be required to work Rostered Hours, Shift work and some Public Holidays and Weekends. Shift allowances will be paid in accordance with the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.
  • The successful candidate must possess a current Victorian Driver Licence and hold, or qualify within three (3) months, a White Class Driver Authority.

*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 Operational Infrastructure 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 Jeff Morton on (03) 8480 1635 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, Wednesday 21 March 2018


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