Incident Response Officer

The Security and Emergency Management Division's vision is one of education communities that are physically and psychologically safe. The Division's units are responsible for developing and implementing security, emergency and incident management policies and resources for all Department of Education and Training sites.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Customer Service / Call Centre
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/1694282
Closing Date: 12-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $55,439 - $71,194
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: BRI2211004_Att 4.doc (Word, 228KB)
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Contact: Tim Collins
tim.collins@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

The Security and Emergency Management Division's vision is one of education communities that are physically and psychologically safe. The Division's units are responsible for developing and implementing security, emergency and incident management policies and resources for all Department of Education and Training sites.

The role of Incident Response Officer will:

  • liaise with police and other emergency services, security service providers and school leaders • liaise and provide support to alarm system technicians working on sites
  • interpret alarm activations and exercise judgement in dispatching a suitable response.


This role is being offered in a casual capacity to cover shifts in the 24/7 control room and would suit teritary students.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 12 February 2022.


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