Inspector x 4

Here at the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) we have an opportunity for four Inspectors at the VPS4 level to perform operational duties in Regulatory Operations within the Compliance Division. The Compliance Division is responsible for promoting, investigating, auditing and enforcing compliance with Victoria's gambling and liquor laws. The role of an Inspector within Regulatory Operations is a challenging and rewarding role and encompasses many functions.
Job Details
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Department: Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/GL3131/32/16/25
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS Grade 4 Inspector-position description.pdf (PDF, 653KB)


Contact: Matt Sheens
03 909 85647 or matt.sheens@vcglr.vic.gov.au

Position Details

The opportunity:

As an Inspector you will be responsible for regulating gambling and liquor industries within metropolitan and regional Victoria. This includes routine inspections, audits and observations of regulated venues to ensure compliance with their legislative obligations. You will be required to conduct investigations, initiate appropriate compliance and enforcement action to identified breaches, and compile prosecution briefs, prepare accurate and thorough reports and relevant operational correspondence.

You will be required to utilise educative processes and appropriate enforcement action to ensure venue operators, licensees and their staff are fully aware of their responsibilities under legislation and are compliant with these obligations. 

Other operational functions within this role include undertaking divisional operations and working in conjunction with co-regulators to ensure the consistent delivery of high quality compliance, enforcement, investigation and inspection functions of regulated industries within Victoria. On occasions, there will also be the requirement to work from the casino complex in Southbank, Victoria to assist in conducting relevant compliance activities within that complex relating to gambling and liquor regulation.

This role demands flexibility as it requires shift work with variable shift patterns, including afternoon and night shifts, and may require some overnight travel to regional Victoria.

Successful applicants will receive full training with an intensive eight-week course towards the achievement of a Certificate IV in Government Investigations, Regulatory Compliance. Upon successful completion of the training course you will be appointed as an Authorised Officer.

To be successful in this role you need to possess:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting complex/forensic investigations will be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of IT and technical resources will be highly regarded.
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and promote a positive workplace culture.
  • Problem solving skills based on the ability to appraise situations and determine appropriate outcomes.
  • Planning capabilities to manage and prioritise work commitments.
  • The flexibility to adapt approaches and work to changes in the environment and effectively meet new challenges.
  • Strong conflict management skills.
  • The ability to make sound, timely and well-informed decisions by exercising good judgement and utilising relevant information at hand.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

If the opportunity appeals to you, please submit a cover letter outlining demonstrated experience relating to the key selection criteria (refer attached PD) and a resume. Each response to the 3 KSC's (Technical Expertise, Knowledge & Skills & Personal Qualities) should be no more than 250 words.

To be successful in achieving an interview, addressing the selection criteria in your cover letter is essential.

Successful shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake a Psychometric/Behavioural test.

The offer will be subject to a National Police Check and a Finger and Palm check.

To apply and view the selection criteria, salary range and the position description click Apply Now. If you have any queries please contact Matt Sheens on

03 90985647or matt.sheens@vcglr.vic.gov.au.

Applications close 5pm 22 October 2017.


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