Justice Officer (East)

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/3145/JAN2023
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $55,439 - $71,194
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - 3145 - VPS2 - Justice Officer, East.pdf (PDF, 235KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Vas Zooeff on 0427 427 040

Position Details

  • Utilise your administrative expertise to provide support and advice
  • Ongoing opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 2: $55,439 - $71,194 plus superannuation


The role requires the position holder to work, when necessary, at the Box Hill and Lilydale Justice Service Centres.


About the Business Unit

The region delivers a range of Justice Services including Community Correctional Services, Sheriff's operations, Consumer Affairs and front of house enquiries including Births, Deaths and Marriages application lodgements.


About the Role

The Justice Officer provides administration and client service duties, as required by the locations and the region.  As such, the role is part of a regional administration team, and therefore requires a commitment to team building and the efficient delivery of administrative services across the region.

Administrative duties will include human resource and financial activities appropriate to the grade, and operational support activities for the various programs delivered at the locations. Client service duties may include reception, the provision of information to clients across the Justice service spectrum, payments, basic registrations, and general customer service, both face to face and via telephone as required.

The role requires a strong focus on customer service, teamwork, integrity, accuracy, compliance and timeliness.


About you

As our ideal candidate you will have: 

  • Well-developed computer literacy.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations would be advantageous.
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary service delivery team would be advantageous.


How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.



For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.



The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.

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