Investigator

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.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ8774NOV2022
Closing Date: 04-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Investigation Services - VPS3 - Investigator - DJ8774.pdf (PDF, 249KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tanya Murphy on 0448 376 345
tanya.murphy@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Apply your investigation expertise to support to the Regulatory Services branch and protect Victorian consumers
  • Ongoing, Full-Time Opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 3: $72,751 - $88,336 plus superannuation.

About the Business Unit

Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) is Victoria's consumer regulator. Our vision is a fair and competitive marketplace in Victoria.

We:

  • Provide information to businesses, consumers, landlords and tenants about their rights and responsibilities
  • Register and license organisations and occupations
  • Ensure compliance with consumer laws, and
  • Review and advise government about Victoria's consumer protection framework.

The outcomes we are working to achieve for the Victorian community are:

  • That businesses comply with consumer laws,
  • Victorians exercise their consumer rights
  • A fair and safe rental market for Victorians.

For more information, please visit: www.consumer.vic.gov.au

About the Role

CAV is looking for enthusiastic individuals who are keen to use their skills and aptitudes to positively contribute to operations of its Investigation Services Branch (ISB) located at 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne. We are looking for dynamic, professional and experienced investigators to join our team.

Working as a part of a dedicated team and reporting to their Team Manager, the role includes investigating potential breaches of consumer law, under supervision and guidance, and contributing to compliance and enforcement actions, including Court and Tribunal actions using the department's integrated compliance and enforcement approach.

To be considered for the role you will need to have demonstrated experience in conducting investigations and implementing operational policies, procedures, and practices within a regulatory or integrity environment. This role also provides guidance to staff and contributes to the strategic direction of the ISB and CAV as a whole.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will possess the following:

  • A relevant knowledge of and/ or demonstrated experience in legislative enforcement activities
    • Demonstrated experience in investigations
    • A relevant knowledge of and/ or demonstrated experience preparing and supporting enforcement proceedings in Courts and Tribunals
    • Certificate IV in Government (Investigations) or equivalent is highly desirable. Relevant tertiary qualifications in Commerce, Economics, Law or other related fields may be considered along with relevant investigative experience.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Government (Investigations) or equivalent is required. Relevant tertiary qualifications in Commerce, Economics, Law or other related fields may be considered
  • Minimum 2 years previous investigative and compliance/enforcement experience
  • A current Driver's Licence.

How to Apply

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.  

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  • Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Applications close: 11:59pm 4 December 2022


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