Senior Information Officer

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20021917C
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2024
Salary Range: $74,580 - $90,558
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description - C3234.docx (Word, 701KB)

2. VPS3 Application Form Template.docx (Word, 626KB)

Contact: Senior Sergeant David Corbett
03) 85330404 or

Position Details

About the role:

The role is performed within the Subpoena Co-ordination Unit (SCU) which is a specialist unit within the Victoria Police Legal Services Department.  The role requires the receipt, assessment and management of subpoenas served on Victoria Police employees to ensure compliance and minimise risk to the organisation. The Unit is supervised by sworn police sergeants and is managed by sworn police senior sergeant.  Stakeholders include the Federal Court of Australia, state courts and tribunals in all states & territories within Australia, Australian Federal Police & police departments in all states & the Northern Territory, legal practitioners and members of the public.

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


Your duties will include:

  • Assessment & response to e-mails received in the unit position-based e-mail accounts.
  • Recording and processing of financials in accordance with unit instructions.
  • Responding to a large volume telephone inquiries and providing advice to stakeholders on all aspects of the general subpoena process.
  • Assessing subpoenas and allocating their response to the most appropriate Victoria Police employee(s).
  • Conducting information searches and sourcing relevant material in response to subpoenas.
  • Assessing subpoenaed material and applying appropriate redactions utilising redaction software.
  • Supervision of the Unit VPS-2 staff member.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • The ability to work cohesively and flexibly in a small team environment.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • The salary range for a VPS3 role is $74,580 to $90,558 (covering salary ranges VPSG 3.1 and VPSG 3.2).  Although it is standard practice for selected candidates to commence at the base of the salary range, genuine consideration will be given to a commencement salary within the available range that is commensurate with the successful candidate's knowledge, skills and experiences. This will be subject to negotiations with the Hiring Manager in the course of the selection process and may include the provision of evidence of a higher income and/or supporting documentation (as required).
  • This position is located at Level 1/456 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • As a member of the Legal Services Department, you will be located on selection, at a specific office within a division for a particular advertised opportunity. However, given occasional legal service demand issues you may be required at times to undertake varied work within the Department. This supports the Departments commitment to a flexible and deployable legal workforce and professional development opportunities in a range of legal domains.


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, Monday 26 February 2024.


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: Senior Sergeant David Corbett on (03) 85330404 or No recruitment agency please.


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 8082.


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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