Policy / Project Officer

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20002277
Closing Date: 06-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description.docx (Word, 576KB)


2. Application Form.docx (Word, 628KB)


Contact: Jacqui Smith
(03) 8335 6318

Position Details

About the role:

The Organisational Policy Unit is responsible for developing, drafting and maintaining corporate policy documents such as the Victoria Police Manual, Chief Commissioner's Instructions, delegations and forms.  

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting frontline employees to perform their roles efficiently and effectively
  • Working with stakeholders to develop policy solutions on a range of complex operational and administrative issues
  • Drafting policy and procedure documents
  • Providing advice on policy issues to senior management and frontline employees verbally and through written briefings/options papers.
  • Reflecting on and implementing the strategic direction of the organisation 

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Highly developed analytical and conceptual skills
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly developed stakeholder consultation and management skills
  • Experience developing policy documents on complex issues.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x part-time 0.8 FTE ongoing position available, pro rata salary range VPSG4, $72,053 - $81,753.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with the Acting Chief Health Officer's Direction – COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, you are required to be fully vaccinated (this includes a booster vaccination) and your employment with Victoria Police is subject to proof of vaccination.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement. 


Applications close midnight,  Thursday 6 Ocrtober 2022.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information, please contact: Jacqui Smith on (03) 8335 6318 or jacqueline.smith@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps


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