Administration Officer

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/JE20004093
Closing Date: 26-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $55,439 - $71,194
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: C3254 Administration Officer.pdf (PDF, 295KB)
Job Specification

Contact: S/Sgt Gareth Rowe
03) 52253148 or

Position Details


The Administration Officer role is a key position in supporting the daily operations of the Division One Superintendent.


As the successful applicant, you are directly responsible for the day to day administrative duties including secretariat and diary management tasks for the Division One Superintendent and you will also be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative support services predominantly to the Division One Management team.

With the current trend of online meetings and practices, strong technology and computer literacy skills are required for the role. 

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


As the successful applicant your duties will include:

  • Secretariat duties for the Superintendent
  • Diary Management and organisation of travel requirements for the Superintendent
  • Communicating with key internal and external stakeholders using a variety of communication channels and platforms in a timely and confidential manner.
  • Collection, distribution and recording of incoming and outgoing correspondence in a sensitive and confidential environment
  • Secretariat duties for local Management meetings with internal and external stakeholders, including organising of same.
  • A wide range of general office support duties, including data entry and the use of various software applications relevant to the role with a high level of care and accuracy.
  • Utilisation and maintenance of general office equipment.
  • Archiving and records management.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Experience in working in a similar role
  • Strong computer skills and experience in working with computers and a wide range of programs and applications for data entry and records management and a willingness to learn new applications as needed for the role.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as being able to work autonomously and prioritise work with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written in all formats and the ability to communicate with all stakeholders relevant to the role.
  • Have good organisation skills, be able to multitask and problem solve where required with a positive attitude.
  • Have an ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines with minimal supervision and a commitment to high service delivery standards.
  • Show initiative and proactive work practices.
  • Be adaptable to change. 


Requirements and relevant information

  • The advertised position is an on-going full-time position (1.0 FTE) that reports to the Superintendent based at Geelong.
  • VPS2: $55,439 - $71,194 p.a. plus superannuation
  • The usual place of work will be Geelong Police Station, 110 Mercer Street, Geelong. However, you may be expected to work out of any location within Western Region Division One, as required.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful applicant 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
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement


Applications close midnight, Monday, 26th September 2022.


Please note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic). Current Victorian Government Employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.


For further information on this role please contact Senior Sergeant Gareth Rowe on (03) 52253148 or via email

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 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.

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