Cabinet, Parliament and Portfolio Services Officer

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

Job Details

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/CDS/CW/696563
Closing Date: 01-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: 2023-1-18 position description 696563 Cabinet, Parliament and Portfolio Services Officer.docx (Word, 126KB)
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Contact: Veronica Lovell-Wong

Position Details


The Cabinet, Parliament & Portfolio Services (CPPS) team assists with managing Cabinet and Parliamentary matters, appointments to statutory entities, and coordinating the department's briefings and correspondence. It is a very busy area which processes large volumes of documents every day, according to specific deadlines, standards and procedures. All members of the Cabinet, Parliament and Portfolio Services Unit will work flexibly across the Unit responding to changing work priorities and demands.


  • Draft quality documentation according to the relevant process, policy and legislation.
  • Operate as an effective branch member in a team environment and deliver quality, timely and effective customer service to managers and staff within the branch.
  • Process matters within the department's portfolio responsibilities as they are asked.

Please open the position description to read more.


The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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