Safety and Security Officer

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

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.

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ1042JULY
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DJ1042 Safety and Security Officer VPS3 PD July 2019.docx (Word, 750KB)

Contact: Glenn Jolley on 0428 072 221

Position Details

  • Be a part of a collaborative and high performing team in a dynamic environment
  • Utilise your highly developed planning and organising skills
  • CBD Location

An exciting opportunity exists for a Safety and Security Officer on an ongoing basis in Recruitment Services, People and Culture.

About us

The Recruitment Services branch within People and Culture provides expert advice and support to the department on all recruitment related matters, including attraction, selection, redeployment and other recruitment and retention practices. Working within the Department of Justice and Community Safety's (the department) strategic objective of “building a high performing justice system”, Recruitment Services delivers consultative, progressive, innovative, fair and ethical recruitment solutions.

About the role

The Safety and Security Officer ensures all pre-employment security checks are actioned in accordance with projected processing timeframes. The Safety and Security Officer is responsible for processing pre-employment checks, providing advice to the business, communicating with candidates and liaising with other relevant stakeholders.

About you

As our successful candidate, you will demonstrate:

  • experience working in a fast paced processing function
  • experience in customer service and the ability to work with confidential information
  • sound problem solving skills
  • great planning and organisation skills, with a good eye for detail
  • advanced computer skills
  • good teamwork.

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

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.

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