Intelligence 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: VPSG3
Work Location: Greater Melbourne
Reference: VG/CV0571/JAN2023
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: 20/12/2023
Attachments: Position Description - CVIU - VPS3 Corrections Intelligence Officer - CV0571.pdf (PDF, 219KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Bonnie Camilleri on 0429 969 668

Position Details

  • Utilise your analytical expertise to provide support and advice to the Corrections Victoria Intelligence Unit
  • Fixed term opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 3: $72,751 - $88,336 plus superannuation


About the Business Unit

Corrections Victoria Intelligence Service (CVIS) is the overarching intelligence service for Corrections Victoria (CV) and its stakeholders. CVIS is comprised of the primary intelligence unit known as the Corrections Victoria Intelligence Unit (CVIU) as well as localised prison intelligence units and within Post Sentence Facilities across Victoria.


About the Role

The position of Corrections Intelligence Officer is within CVIU and has a primary role of providing operational support for all intelligence related matters conducted by the CVIU. The position reports to an Intelligence Manager and contributes to tactical, operational and strategic intelligence functions to inform stakeholders decision making. 

The Corrections Intelligence Officer works closely with the other members of CVIU. They assist in delivering intelligence services to decision makers across CV and its stakeholders in order to contribute to the security and good order of correctional facilities and support the effective management of offenders in the community. Some examples include producing intelligence to identify and prevent violence, the introduction and usage of contraband, serious incidents or unrest, and to assist in the safe management of offenders in the community.

As a Corrections Intelligence Officer, you are expected to contribute to the collection, collation, recording and analysis of information. This information is developed for presentation to management, and for distribution to authorised persons/external agencies to inform decision making.

This position is based primarily at 99 Riding Boundary Road, Ravenhall. There will be a requirement to attend other locations including occasional overnight travel to locations in Melbourne and across Victoria.


About you

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and information management systems and other data managing technologies is highly desirable.


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or thematic knowledge (desirable).
  • An Australian Citizen and an existing Negative Vetting Level 1 Security Clearance, otherwise one must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Staff must be trained to CVIS Introduction to Analysis level within six months of employment (internally available course).


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 or ATAGI exemption 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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