Computer Network Administrator

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: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20037666
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: C0345.docx (Word, 433KB)

Application Form VPS-CNA.docx (Word, 643KB)

Contact: Simon Fogarty
03 8690 4354

Position Details

  • VPSG 4 range $84,019 - $95,329  p.a. + super + leave loading
  • Based at Victoria Police Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team located at 313 Spencer Street, Docklands
  • Excellent career opportunity in an ever expanding area of policing
  • Significant training provided

About the role:

The Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) sits within Victoria Police's Crime Command and provides Victoria Police with a specialist crime investigation capability relating to all facets of child exploitation. JACET maintain current up to date expertise in modern trends, technologies and advances in this work theme. The JACET's local area is the online world.   Therefore it is not confined by geographical boundaries. Investigators often liaise with their counterparts interstate and overseas through liaison officers and where overseas offenders are identified, they refer their details to overseas LEAs for attention.

Your duties will include:

  • Administer and support the Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team's network infrastructure, including router and switch configuration, firewall configuration and management and implementation of network and service monitoring systems.
  • Contribute towards the design, development, implementation and maintenance of key infrastructure services and solutions and contribute towards the development of strategic plans for network growth.
  • Ensure the successful implementation, upgrading and installation of application software and associated components and review, evaluate and test new software proposals to ensure compatibility & integration with existing systems infrastructure.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to members of Victoria Police regarding investigations involving computer networks.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of network technology trends and advances.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary or industry qualification in an information systems discipline or comparable work experience in administration and security of compter networks
  • Highly developed knowledge of information, telecommunications and networking systems, including information and network security.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the operation, maintenance and administration of computer networks, hardware and operating systems of small and large system environments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, on technical issues to both expert and non-expert audiences., including experience in research and report writing
  • Ability to work both within a team environment and independently while possessing superior analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction, and constructively manage stakeholder issues to ensure positive outcomes for the stakeholder and the Command.
  • A proven record of ethical behaviour

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Applicants successful through the interview stage will be required to undergo PAI Psychometric testing and a subsequent interview with the police psychologist.
  • The successful applicant's usual place of work will be within the Finance and Cyber Crime Division, Crime Command, however they may be required to work at any other division within Crime Command as required.
  • The successful applicant may be required to work Rostered Hours, Shift work and some Public Holidays and Weekends. 
  • The successful applicant will be required to possess a current Victorian Driver Licence and hold or qualify for a White Class Driver Authority within three (3) months.
  • 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.

Applicants should be aware that due to the nature of the work that the Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team undertakes, the successful applicant will be exposed to images, videos and written materials of a disturbing/offensive nature.

Your application must include:

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

Applications close midnight 26th February 2018- No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Simon FOGARTY on 8690 4354 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

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