Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police

Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CC_VICPOL
Closing Date: 19-Apr-2020
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Chief Commissioner Position Description V7.DOCX (Word, 34KB)

Contact: Nicola Brown on (03) 8684 8011

Position Details

The Victorian Government seeks to appoint an outstanding leader to the position of Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police.

Victoria Police employs more than 20,000 people and works 24 hours a day, seven days a week to protect more than 6.3 million Victorians.

The Chief Commissioner leads, and is accountable for, the operations and organisational performance of Victoria Police in its delivery of policing services to the Victorian community.

We are looking for a leader with demonstrated experience and exceptional capability in:

  • Operational leadership in policing and emergency services
  • Community policing and crime prevention practice
  • Detection and disruption of serious and high-harm crime
  • Emerging practice nationally and internationally in policing and law enforcement
  • Responding to current, changing and emerging terrorist and extremist threats
  • Organisational leadership for integrity, accountability and performance
  • Community and stakeholder engagement and relationship management
  • Financial management and organisational change management
  • Workforce management and leadership, for a safe, fair and diverse workforce, and
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

Initial enquiries and requests for further information may be directed in confidence to Nicola Brown, Chief Transformation and People Officer on (03) 8684 8011.

Information about Victoria Police can be accessed through its website at:

Applications will be treated in strictest confidence and should be sent to by 5.00pm on Sunday 19 April 2020.

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