Inspector (Regional)

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 - part time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Sale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/DO1021JAN2023
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS4 - Inspector Regional Sale_Final (1).pdf (PDF, 244KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrew Rice on 0477 509 019
Andrew.Rice@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

VPS4 Liquor Control Victoria - Inspector, Regional (Part Time 0.6)

  • Utilise your investigation expertise to provide support and advice to the Liquor Control Victoria branch.
  • Ongoing, Part-Time Opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 4 : $90,067 to $102,19 per annum (pro rata)


The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking to fill a role as a liquor inspector within Liquor Control Victoria. We have an opportunity for a part-time Inspector, located at the Sale Office. If you are looking to develop your skills, you enjoy a challenge and thrive in a varied environment, take a step up and come and join us.

About the Business Unit

The Department of Justice and Community Safety has established a new business unit, Liquor Control Victoria, to support the independent Victorian Liquor Commission which was created on 1 July 2022. Liquor Control Victoria supports the independent Commission by providing strategic, operational and administrative support and by performing various regulatory functions under delegation.

The Victorian Liquor Commission, supported by the Liquor Control Victoria, is responsible for issuing liquor licences and overseeing industry compliance and enforcement to ensure that Victorians and visitors to the state enjoy safe and responsible liquor licensed environments.

This is an exciting time to join Liquor Control Victoria and to be part of something new and growing. We are strengthening our focus on harm minimisation and assessment of community impacts as part of our regulatory approach following major reforms to liquor licensing laws that commenced in 2022.

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.

We're proud of the work that we do right across Victoria as we strive to ensure the integrity, safety and fairness of the liquor industry for the benefit of all Victorians.

About the Role

Reporting to Regional Team Leader, this role is primarily responsible for carrying out inspections, investigations, and enforcement functions in regional Victoria. These functions include attendance at venues for compliance inspections, observations at or near relevant premises, conducting risk management discussions, conducting investigations, and compiling reports and other documents for the purposes of prosecution or disciplinary action. When necessary, this role will recommend relevant enforcement actions, such as commencing a criminal investigation or other enforcement action in accordance with policies and procedures.

The role demands flexibility as it requires shift work with variable shift patterns, including afternoon, evening, and weekend shifts, and may require some overnight travel to regional Victoria and to Melbourne.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Undertaking inspections and observations of liquor venues and licensed events in accordance with the allocated inspection/investigations regime provided by divisional management
  • Conduct investigations involving alleged breaches of the legislation administered by the Commission
  • Identify existing or potential risks of non-compliance or social harm arising from the operation of licensed premises and work with licensees to identify, negotiate and implement appropriate responses to ameliorate that risk
  • Resolve operational issues and manage all complaints promptly and effectively, in accordance with policies and procedures.

About You

As our ideal candidate you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrate experience and expertise in a compliance or regulatory environment
  • Demonstrate experience and expertise undertaking analysis and reporting of data
  • Experience in conducting and managing investigations and preparing briefs.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in management, law, enforcement, or audit is desirable
  • Experience in regulatory operations is desirable
  • A Victorian Drivers' Licence or equivalent is required.

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.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

 

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.

 


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