Assistant Instructor - OSTT

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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/20033840
Closing Date: 23-Jul-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $78,418
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PDC2649.docx (Word, 433KB)
Job Specification

VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 629KB)
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Contact: Francis Adams on
Andrew Ploegsm

Position Details

  • VPSG3 range $64,583 - $78,418 p.a. + super + leave loading.
  • One (1) full time, fixed term (until 30/06/2018) position available.
  • Working within the Conducted Energy Devices Implementation & Projects Unit, People Development Command located at the Victoria Police Academy, Viewmount Road, Glen Waverley.*


About the role:

Working as part of a small team, the Assistant Instructor will be required to deliver a range of theory components specific to the Victoria Police Conducted Energy Device (CED / Taser) training program.  In addition, the Assistant Instructor will also perform the role of ‘Safety Officer' for the duration of any training delivery assignment.  When not supporting the delivery of CED training, an Assistant Instructor will be required to perform various administrative tasks in support of the CED Unit.


Some of your duties will include:

  • Assisting with the presentation of lessons on prepared topics in accordance with course objectives.
  • Supporting the monitoring and assessment of training activities as required.
  • Co-ordinating and /or participating in a range of confidential project activities using appropriate research techniques and methods and contribute to the ongoing monitoring of project outcomes & methodology.
  • Effectively managing and maintaining operational safety curriculum and policy,  identifying the need for and creating new initiatives as appropriate through the monitoring of data in the training and operational environment.
  • Determining priorities meet strict timelines and effectively balance competing demands with minimal supervision, working independently or as a member of a team.
  • Researching a broad range of issues relevant to Operational Safety Training across the Command and assist projects as required, providing reports to Senior Management.
  • Other duties as directed which may include but not limited to assisting the training across metropolitan and country Victoria – this may involve being away from home overnight.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of high level operational safety training – specific to police tactical equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience in a range of project activities, from initiation through to finalisation, incorporating research skills and interpret data in support of continuous improvement.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills and highly developed interpersonal skills which demonstrate the ability to effectively liaise with staff at all levels including senior members of the organisation, external agencies and customers.
  • A proven ability to work flexibly with limited supervision and/or as a member of a team, contributing to the team and organisation's goals.
  • An understanding of the customer service requirements of the position and a demonstrated record of strong commitment and achievement in meeting customer needs.
  • A proven record of ethical behaviour and a demonstrated commitment to the Victoria Police Code of Ethics and Conduct, Financial Code of Practice, and the Organisational Values.


Requirements and relevant information:

*Your usual place of work will be within the Conducted Energy Devices Implementation & Projects Unit, People Development Command however you may be required to work at any other division within the Department / Command as required.

From time to time you may be required to work outside the span of hours; this may include overnight stays and travelling across metropolitan and regional Victoria.


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 Francis Adams or Andrew Ploegsma via email at  or
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 23 July 2017.

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