Senior Instructor

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20011656
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description.docx (Word, 440KB)

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

Contact: Matt BELL
(03) 8335 8837 or

Position Details

About the role:

Security, Information and Privacy Division is responsible for the strategic direction of privacy, protective data security, governance of protective data security processes and provision of advice and effective stewardship and promotion of privacy and protective data security across the organisation. The Senior Instructor is responsible for conducting, coordinating and facilitating all face to face and online training including at the Academy and organisation wide for the following areas including security legislation and policy, privacy and Information sharing, current security threats and security Incidents, physical security, information management and protective markings, IT/cyber security and limited social media (risk awareness). 

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

Your duties will include:

  • Conduct Information Security, Cyber Security and Protective Security awareness training/information sessions
  • Develop, maintain and/or review Information Security, Protective Security and Cyber Security education and training materials, including online, used and published across Victoria Police to ensure that it is current and contemporary
  • Develop and coordinate the network of Protective Security Portfolio Holders and facilitate regular Community of Practice (COP) sessions
  • Compile, edit, implement and coordinate an Information Security, Cyber Security and Protective Security communications program of activities in line with other education and communication strategies
  • Contribute expertise to the security activities undertaken within the Security Information and Privacy Division specifically and Digital Services and Security Department generally
  • Consult relevant internal and external stakeholders in the development and delivery of education and training
  • As required, conduct, coordinate and/or evaluate surveys and metrics and produce reports and recommendations as to the effectiveness of training, communications and activities

As the successful applicant, you will:

  • Support a shared purpose and direction
  • Think strategically
  • Implement change
  • Manage work and outcomes
  • Apply and develop professional expertise
  • Effectively make decisions
  • Treat everyone with respect
  • Build internal and external relationships
  • Share learning and support others
  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Communicate in a professional manner

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head.  To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with organisational policy, all Victoria Police employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including a booster vaccination) against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exception. As such your employment with Victoria Police is subject to providing evidence of your vaccination status.

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, Tuesday 31 January. 2023

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).

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: S.SGT Matt Bell on 0413 014 308 / (03) 8335 8837 or

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 or on (03) 8335 6004.

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.

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