Business Support Officer

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 young people and recognises that young peoples’ 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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/D01573
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: Two-years
Attachments: Position Description - D01573 - VPS3 SGRU Business Support Officer - Nov 2022.docx (Word, 540KB)


Contact: Charles O'Leary on 0436 125 068
charles.oleary@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Provide business and project support to the Director and unit.
  • Fixed term until 31 December 2024.
  • VPS Grade 3 : $72,751 - $88,336 plus superannuation.

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is seeking a Business Support Officer to provide a critical role within Aboriginal Justice.

This is a prioritised role for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, who will be given priority consideration as per the special measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.

 

About the business unit

The Aboriginal Justice group of the Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) is committed to driving systemic change in the justice system, to connect, support and deliver better outcomes for the Aboriginal community. The group works in partnership with Traditional Owners and the Victorian Aboriginal community to embed the principles of self-determination in the justice sector. The group is also responsible for leading the department's response to the Yoorrook Justice Commission and administering the Victorian Government's Stolen Generations Reparations package.

About the role

The Business Support Officer reports to the Director and provides the Stolen Generations Reparations Unit (SGRU) with day-to-day business operations and administrative support. You will be responsible for maintaining team processes and tools, meeting management, email coordination and other secretariat support tasks.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Support the effective operations and functions of the Stolen Generations Reparations Unit by ensuring business needs are met and high-quality administrative services are provided.
  • Provide general administrative and secretariat support to the team, including meeting management and coordination tasks.
  • Manage and monitor the team's registers to track work progress and ensure that actions are followed up and completed in a timely and quality driven manner.

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

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal community and the issues impacting on it.
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of the Victorian Aboriginal Community.
  • Developed organisational skills with the capacity to meet timelines, attention to detail, cooperative working approach within a team environment and able to balance competing priorities.
  • Sound knowledge of Victorian government administrative processes.

 

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:

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  • 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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