Technical Lead

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ1004
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

DJ1004 Technical Lead.doc (Word, 860KB)

Contact: George Margaritis on (03) 9947 1581

Position Details

  • Opportunity for an experienced supervisor to contribute to road safety in Victoria.
  • Ongoing role - CBD location.
  • VPS Grade 5 ($93,867 – $113,572) plus superannuation.

About us

The Towards Zero 2016-2020 Road Safety Strategy maps out how Victorian road safety partners will work towards a 20% reduction in deaths and 15% reduction in serious injuries in five years.

The Camera Operations branch of Infringement Management & Enforcement Services (IMES) within the Department of Justice & Regulation, deliver and maintain the government's road safety camera (RSC) program.  The unit manage the day-to-day operations of the RSC network, including monitoring of the camera systems operational status, ensuring compliance of systems with departmental standards and management of camera contractors, testing and maintenance.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager: Maintenance, Operations & Testing, the role is responsible for proactively leading daily operations including direct line management of a Technical team; reporting and analysing key technical data and analysing trends; and, liaising with key stakeholders across the branch, third party vendors and contractors, senior managers and executives.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • ensuring effective and efficient operations to meet internal and external stakeholder expectations.
  • excellent verbal communication skills with proven ability to mentor and train staff to achieve key outputs and agreed deliverables.
  • provide authoritative advice to guide ongoing quality assurance processes.

As our ideal candidate, you will possess an ability to lead, supervise and develop a team of staff to interpret and apply standards, processes and policies in a technological or infrastructure operating environment, as well as demonstrate strong relationship building skills and a proven ability to provide authoritative advice to staff, peers and stakeholders.  A demonstrated ability to prepare high level written materials is also critical in this complex, regulated environment.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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