Administration 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 people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Job Details

Careers Logo

Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/380084
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2021
Salary Range: $54,755 - $70,315
Job Duration: 30/09/2021 - 30/09/2023
Attachments: 380084 VPS 2 CP Admin Officer PD.pdf (PDF, 76KB)
Job Specification

380084 VPS 2 CP Admin Officer PD.docx (Word, 125KB)
Job Specification

PD Preview: Preview unavailable for this role
Contact: Ines Perovic
0417 916 278 or via

Position Details


The Administration Officer provides assistance to the Child Protection program and will be responsible for a
range of key tasks from preparation of high-level correspondence, complaint management, diary
management, meeting preparation, minute taking, coordination and management of a range of secretariat
and administrative support functions.
Pivotal to your success in this challenging yet fulfilling role, the successful candidate will possess
demonstrable skills in the following key areas.

  • Exceptionally strong organizational skills coupled with a strong problem-solving skills and ability to take the initiative
  • Self-motivated underpinned by a can-do attitude.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to forge relationships at all levels of the Organization
  • A remarkably strong team focus with responsiveness and attentiveness a strong indicator of future success


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

From here...