Department Liaison Officer

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.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email

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: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ6126_DJ0328
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $101,935
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Fact Sheet - Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Position Description DJ6126 and DJ0328.doc (Word, 861KB)

Contact: Lisa Costa on (03) 8684 0085

Position Details

About us

Ministerial Services is part of the Office of the Secretary and supports the Justice and Regulation Ministers to help meet their responsibilities to the Governor in Council and Parliament and Cabinet and in relation to statutory authorities in their portfolios.

About the role

As Department Liaison Officer for the Attorney-General, you will facilitate good communication between the Office and the Department. You will provide assistance as required to the Minister and/or Chief of Staff on matters strictly related to the efficient functioning of the Office in relation to the Department. Key responsibilities of the role include assisting the Office to efficiently and appropriately handle correspondence, coordinate the briefing process and appropriately channel information between the Office and the Department.  

Two fixed-term, 12 month roles are available.

After‐hours work may be required, especially during Parliamentary sittings and at other times of peak demand.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • demonstrated knowledge of or familiarity with current parliamentary, cabinet and legislative processes
  • demonstrated knowledge of or familiarity with Department of Justice and Regulation core business including its processes and procedures
  • demonstrated knowledge and awareness of best practice in other jurisdictions and at the local level.

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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