Risk and Infrastructure Advisor

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Risk Management
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/5065A
Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description - 5065 - Risk and Infrastructure Advisor.docx (Word, 541KB)


Contact: Shelley Bailey on 0409 546 971
shelley.bailey@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Contribute to the development of strategies and systems that enhance OH&S and risk management.
  • Ongoing, full-time role based in based in either Gippsland or South East Metropolitan regions.
  • VPS Grade 4: $90,067 - $102,192 plus superannuation.

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a Risk and Infrastructure Advisor to provide expertise in the development and implementation of systems and processes for various Risk and Infrastructure related objectives and portfolios.

About us

This role supports the General Manager Risk & Infrastructure, South Area Network and the Regional Executive Leadership team.

The South Area Network accounts for approximately 600 staff over 14 locations. The non-custodial locations are located at Bairnsdale, Box Hill, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Frankston, Lilydale, Morwell, Moorabbin, Pakenham, Ringwood, Rosebud, Sale, Warragul and Wonthaggi, with Dandenong and Morwell also being the Regional Offices.

All sites deliver a range of justice services including Consumer Affairs, Community Correctional Services, Sheriff's Operations, Births Deaths & Marriages (applications and advice), Dispute Settlement Victoria.  In addition, there are executive officer roles for the Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Council. Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place, a residential program location, is based at Macks Creek near Yarram.

About the role

Reporting to the General Manager, Risk & Infrastructure, South Area, the role is responsible for the development and implementation of systems and processes for various Risk and Infrastructure related objectives and portfolios including OH&S, Emergency Management, and Facilities and Security Management across South Area, supporting the Regional Executive Leadership teams across South East Metropolitan and Gippsland Regions. The role manages a range of sensitive and confidential information and is required to prioritise tasks and meet strict deadlines whilst being proficient in maintaining accurate records and documenting processes.

The Risk and Infrastructure Advisor role is a South Area Network resource and is based in either Gippsland or South East Metropolitan regions, with a requirement to travel and perform tasks across South Area Justice Service Centres and Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Managing the efficient operation of the Justice Service Centre infrastructure, including general maintenance, air conditioning, building systems, security.
  • Providing authoritative advice to Area staff regarding departmental and local policies and procedures related to OH&S, Emergency Management and Facilities and Security Management.
  • Coordinating and contributing to the completion of the quarterly and annual risk and OHS audits.

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

About you

As our successful candidate, you will have demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for the development, implementation and evaluation of health, safety and wellbeing initiatives, emergency management, facilities and security management.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to build relationships at all levels both in writing and in person.  You will have a proactive can do attitude, be flexible and comfortable working in a fluid environment.

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 INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

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.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

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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