Senior Information Officer (multiple positions)

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20036807
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description - C3234.docx (Word, 701KB)


Contact: Courtney Magann
(03) 8533 0985

Position Details

As Senior Information Officer you will be part of a team who are working in the relatively newly established Inter-Agency Information Sharing Service at Victoria Police. The service is responsible for responding to Family Violence and Child Information Sharing requests for information to a wide range of agencies who are working in the family violence and child protection sector. The Service also manages the Reportable Conduct and Redress Schemes on behalf of Victoria Police.   

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

Your duties will include:

  • Assessing the validity of Requests for Information (RFI) against legislative criteria  
  • Accessing data bases, identifying, and extracting information relevant to the RFI
  • Writing professional and articulate information releases on behalf of Victoria Police     
  • Interpreting and applying legislation and guidelines relevant to the Information Sharing Schemes
  • Liaising professionally with external and internal stakeholders and customers

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills   
  • Well-developed critical thinking skills and sound judgment
  • An understanding of the role government and non-government agencies play in reducing family violence and promoting child safety and wellbeing
  • A collaborative and collegial mindset and the ability to be flexible and customer focussed
  • The ability to adapt to changing and evolving processes and workflow

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) ongoing position
  • Three (3) x full-time, fixed term positions. One fixed term position available until 30 June 2025. One fixed term position available until 2 June 2023, one fixed term position available until 8 September 2023.
  • 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
  • Covering Letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) from the position description.

Applications close midnight, Monday 3 October 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: Courtney Magann on (03) 8533 0985 or courtney.magann@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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