Industry Administration Justice Officer

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/5207MAY
Closing Date: 02-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $51,717 - $66,414
Job Duration: until April 2020
Attachments: Position Description - 5207 - Industry Administration Justice Office - VPS Grade 2.docx (Word, 750KB)

Contact: Scott Hoctor-Turner on: (03) 8363 1169

Position Details

About us

The North West Metropolitan Area accounts for approximately 1500 staff across 16 sites. These sites are located in either the North or West of the Area and deliver a range of services including: custodial services at prisons, Community Correctional Services, Sheriff's Operations, Consumer Affairs, front of house enquiries (including Births, Deaths and Marriages applications) and management of community services (including Victims' Support across the area).

Located across the North West Metropolitan Area are nine non-custodial locations and there are four custodial locations: maximum security prisons Metropolitan Remand Centre, Dame Phyllis Frost Centre and Melbourne Assessment Prison and the minimum security Judy Lazarus Transition Centre.

The Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC) is a 560 bed medium- to maximum-security facility for female offenders located within the West Metropolitan Region, Department of Justice.

About the role

This position will be required to provide a range of administration support services to the industry area of the prison.  Responsibilities will include:

  • being the initial contact for customers, preparing quotes predominantly for screen-printing, management of written reports and presentations
  • managing the prisoner pay system
  • data entry and using Oracle to raise purchase orders and record Work in progress.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:

  • the ability to analyse and interpret information, undertake research, prepare reports and correspondence
  • working effectively and collaboratively within a team
  • the ability to provide executive support in a timely and efficient manner, including the ability to produce high quality documentation within strict timelines.

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.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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