Senior Information Officer

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20036809
Closing Date: 06-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $71,853 - $87,245
Job Duration: Fixed term until 15/10/2022
Attachments: 1. Position Description - C3234.docx (Word, 579KB)
Job Specification

2. Application Form - C3234.docx (Word, 640KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Courtney Magann
(03) 8533 0985

Position Details

About the role:

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   

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) full time, fixed term position available until 15 October 2022.
  • Position location is 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 and your employment with Victoria Police is subject to proof of vaccination.

Your application must include:

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

Applications close midnight, Monday 6 December 2021.

No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact:Courtney Magann on (03) 8533 0985 or via email at

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 8081.

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. 

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