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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.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/_DJ4092D
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $78,418
Job Duration: 1 year
Attachments: Position Description DJ4092 Receptionist_.doc (Word, 857KB)
Job Specification

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Stacy Debenham on (03) 8684 0887

Position Details

About us

The Criminal Law Policy and Operations division provides advice and support to the Attorney-General on criminal law policy matters, operational issues falling within the responsibility of the division, and First Law Officer issues.

The division also oversees the operation of a number of independent statutory agencies that reside with the overall responsibility of the Attorney-General.

About the role

A great opportunity now exists for a dynamic individual to join our team in this fantastic role.

As the Receptionist, you will be the primary point of contact for public and departmental queries into the office of the Attorney-General and Minister for Racing. You will be responsible for managing the office with respect to corporate and administrative functions including the provision of resource management support.

This is a fixed-term opportunity for one year.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will:

  • possess good attention to detail
  • be reliable
  • have the ability to prioritise tasks
  • have excellent customer service skills to effectively manage incoming calls from key stakeholders and the general public.

Relevant experience in a government environment is desirable.

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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