Field Services Officer

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination.

Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/CSO/382473
Closing Date: 20-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: PD - 382473 Dandenong Field Services Officer .doc (Word, 1,012KB)
Job Specification

PD - 382473 Dandenong Field Services Officer .pdf (PDF, 179KB)
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Contact: Peter Buxton
(03) 8765 7440

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
  Dandenong GSO  165 - 169 Thomas Street, Dandenong

Position Summary:


Field Services Officers (FSOs) operate within the Department of Health & Human Services divisional Housing Offices and undertake building inspections and assessments of the condition of public housing and community housing properties. FSOs must have an appropriate trade qualification and skills to operate the department's computerised information systems. FSOs provide reports and recommendations on maintenance requirements to public housing properties and program priorities, arrange quotations and tender specifications for capital works programs, disability modifications and issue and manage works orders to contractors.


Are you


  1. Client focussed
  2. A team player and have a trade qualification
  3. Enthusiastic and Committed



Please note that this position has been advertised internally only, and therefore eligibility criteria apply. Please click here to determine your eligibility for this role.


How to Apply:


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

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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.

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