Intelligence Officer

Position Details Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) leads emergency management in Victoria by working with government, agencies and business to strengthen their capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recover from emergencies. EMV is a statutory entity and is part of the Department of Justice & Community Safety (the Department). The Department, through the Secretary, employs EMV staff and provides corporate functions to EMV. EMV is led jointly by the Chief Executive (CE) and the Emergency Management Commissioner (EMC).
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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EMV277C
Closing Date: 09-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: 30 June 2023
Attachments: Position Description (EMV277, EMV278 and EMV417) - Intelligence Officer - January 2023.docx (Word, 540KB)

Contact: Wendy Stephenson
0409 240 701

Position Details

Intelligence Officer (3 roles)

  • Challenging and engaging role
  • Emergency management experience and/or data analysis and visualisation skills desirable
  • VPSG 3, Full-time Fixed Term until 30 June 2023 (Shift work role)

EMV has an opportunity for a qualified, capable entry level professional to join a team of intelligence analysts and provide support to the gathering and analysing of data to inform intelligence products which contribute to the effective management of emergencies.

Reporting to the Lead Intelligence Officer and working closely with the broader EMV and emergency sector teams, the Intelligence Officer will utilise a range of skills and tools to provide support and analysis in the identification of risks, challenges and threats within the emergency sector.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Contribute to the collection, processing and analysis of data and information.
  • Provide support to the development of written and verbal intelligence reporting which inform and support tactical, operational and strategic decision making.
  • Provide administrative support to ensure the operational functions of the Intelligence Team and SCC are in accordance with requirements and are delivered in an efficient and effective manner.

This role will operate on a 24 x 7 shift basis and require you to work outside normal business hours and on weekends as needed.

To be successful you will need to be able to think logically and objectively and have the strength of character to work with integrity and commitment. An aptitude for intelligence and analyst activities including forecasting, monitoring and trend assessment utilising a range of information and technologies within a sensitive and confidential environment will be advantageous.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Early Retirement Scheme:

A re-employment restriction of one year applies to all recipients of an Early Retirement Scheme package from the VPS.

How to Apply:

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.


  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform. 
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Wendy Stephenson, Acting Manager, Information Management and Intelligence on 0409 240 701.

Applications close midnight on Thursday 9 February 2023.

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