Data Analyst

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 contact the contact person listed on this advertisement.

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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ9162
Closing Date: 24-May-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: until June 30, 2019
Attachments: DJ9162 Data Analyst - PD.doc (Word, 859KB)

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

Contact: Stephanie Kelly on (03) 8684 1828

Position Details

About us

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is a business unit within the Department of Justice and Regulation. The CSA is responsible for the production of official crime statistics for the state of Victoria independent of Victoria Police, and undertakes statistical, research and evaluation activities related to crime and criminal justice issues.

The Operations team is responsible for the transformation and dissemination of Victorian Police crime data into crime statistics. A key function of the Operations team is the statistical editing, processing and quality assurance activities that produce quarterly crime statistics releases.

About the role

As the Data Analyst, you will support the operations team to help deliver a highly responsible data and consultancy service. In the role, you will:

  • use and maintain the CSA crime statistics database
  • prepare material for dissemination to the public and key stakeholders
  • maintain documentation relating to the CSA systems and support continuous improvement
  • implement an effective quality assurance framework and draw on best practice in relation to crime statistics
  • effectively coordinate queries and client requests.

Please note, this is a fixed term opportunity until June 30, 2019.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have experience in:

  • statistical analysis and data management (especially in the crime and justice or comparable subject matter fields)
  • the interpretation, presentation and communication of quantitative data to a range of audiences
  • the use of recognised computer applications, including Excel, SAS and Tableau
  • programming and analysis in SAS Enterprise Guide and Tableau (highly desirable)
  • working effectively in team environments and working across agencies to deliver results
  • preparing written briefings for a range of audiences.

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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