Senior Instructor

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20032540
Closing Date: 23-Feb-2020
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 1. Position Description - C2027.docx (Word, 437KB)
Job Specification

2. VPS Application Form 20032540.docx (Word, 640KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Mathew Alborough
(03) 8690 2880

Position Details

About the role:

As the successful applicant, you will be developing and delivering face-to-face online investigation/intelligence gathering courses which focus on the use of online media. The audience includes both Victoria Public Service employees and Victoria Police members of mixed ranks. You will be required to actively assess students' competency and knowledge of the subject matter. You will be working as part of a small team and will be flexible in the role to assist meeting the unit objectives, in-particular contributing to keeping the course relevant to emerging trends. Some of the training will be conducted in rural locations requiring overnight accommodation and travel.  Whilst not engaged in the delivery of the training you will manage the training development portfolio.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and support flexible working arrangements

Your duties will include:

  • Reporting of training development, delivery progress and feedback to the Unit 5 manager.
  • Delivery of advanced online searching and investigation planning/considerations modules of the course.
  • Managing the development portfolio which involves proactive stakeholder engagement to enhance course content.
  • Managing the content and driving uptake of an online learning module hosted on the Victoria Police intranet.
  • Conducting research of contemporary online media trends and their impact on Victoria Police.
  • Assisting with the preparation of training materials including managing course logistics.
  • Providing advice to employees regarding online investigation techniques and policy.
  • Participating as part of the broader Unit 5 team in various projects.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of IT equipment used for course training.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Experience in the development and/or delivery of training programs.
  • Experience collecting and disseminating intelligence (desired).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High level stakeholder engagement and management skills.
  • A proven ability to work effectively in a small team environment.
  • Effective research and analytical skills.
  • An excellent understanding of online media and the use of technology for investigations (desired).
  • Possess a current Driver Licence for intrastate travel on a semi-regular basis, may also be required to deliver training to regional members.


Requirements and relevant information:

  • Relevant degree or vocational qualification and experience in relevant teaching program would be highly desirable.
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment or equivalent is highly desirable or qualify within 12 months.
  • The successful candidate must undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a National Security Clearance to the level determined by the Department Head. To obtain this clearance, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The incumbent will be required to complete the OHS requirements of the organisation, which may include local level training relating to equipment usage and Hazardous Chemicals.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement. 


Applications close midnight, Sunday 23 February 2020
- No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Mathew Alborough on (03) 8690 2880 or via email mathew.alborough@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) 9247 5113.

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

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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