Statistician

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Science
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/JE20007034A
Closing Date: 06-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description - C2074.docx (Word, 576KB)


Contact: Uma Rao
(03) 8335 6269

Position Details

As the successful applicant, some of your duties will include managing and leading the development and delivery of effective and efficient programs, methodology and systems that support internal and external clients including Victoria Police goals, strategies, requirements and objectives.

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

Your duties will include:

  • Lead or participate in developing and delivering effective and efficient statistical management programs, methodology and systems that supports Victoria Police corporate goals, strategies, as well as public sector and social requirements.
  • Provide a consultancy service and review capacity to the Region/Command management in relation to Victoria Police wide application and delivery of statistical management and associated services.
  • Provide major input into the examination, development and review of practices, standards and procedures with key stakeholders relating to the collection, collation, storage, analysis and dissemination of statistical data throughout the Region/Command.
  • Contribute to the achievement of the Region/Command objectives in an environment of continual change.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of developments and initiatives relevant to strategies and systems aimed at identifying customer needs and improving statistical service deliverables to Region/Command management.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Sound knowledge of and demonstrated experience in the application of statistical data management.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of strategies, policies and procedures relevant to the management and implementation of significant statistical data and evaluation techniques in a public sector environment.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Two (2) x full time, ongoing position available.
  • Qualifications in statistics, computing or social science is highly desirable
  • Experience in in-depth statistical analysis using Statistical Software is highly desirable.
  • Experience in high level use SAS software and complex data bases is advantageous.
  • Experience in managing professional staff is necessary.
  • 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
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement. Please address these in a separate word document and attach to your application.

Applications close midnight, Thursday 6 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: Uma Rao on (03) 8335 6269 or uma.rao@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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