Immunisation Officer/Vaccine Coordinator

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

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Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPS4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/PH/682957
Closing Date: 17-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: 12 months fixed term contract
Attachments: 682957 - Immunisation officer- Vaccine Coordinator VPS4 - PD.docx (Word, 165KB)
Job Specification

682957 - Immunisation officer- Vaccine Coordinator VPS4 - PD.pdf (PDF, 565KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Catherine Radkowski

Position Details



Reporting to the Manager-Operations & Systems, the Immunisation Officer-Vaccine Coordinator is part of the Operations & Systems Team within the Immunisation Unit and is responsible for ensuring vaccine logistics and distribution according to the National Immunisation Program and state funded programs. As part of vaccine logistics, this role will also be responsible for vaccine forecasting, ordering and invoice processing. Attention to detail and strong record keeping skills will be a key asset in this role.


This role will also contribute to the development and utilisation of technology and systems and projects that meet or respond to the government, department and unit priorities in relation to procurement and distribution of vaccines and immunisation.

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients.  As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.  This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19.  Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made.  If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.


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

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through rather than via external advertisement.

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 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 Health <>

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