Logistics Officer

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Transport / Logistics
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/JE20011758
Closing Date: 16-Apr-2024
Salary Range: $56,834 - $72,985
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description.docx (Word, 576KB)


2. Application Form.docx (Word, 628KB)


Contact: Daniel Cantone
(03) 9418 3237 or daniel.cantone@police.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the role:

An exciting opportunity exists within the Logistics & Operations Support Division for an experienced Logistics Officer to work in a dynamic and highly motivated team environment at the Warehouse & Distribution Unit at Victoria Police.

Reporting to the Warehouse Team Leader, the Logistics Officer will primarily undertake a range of warehousing activities that includes receiving of inbound goods, receipt of stock, asset management, & disposal of end-of-life equipment while paying strict attention to relevant legislation and Victoria Police policy/guidelines. As the successful applicant you will have experience working within a warehouse environment, have great customer service skills, enjoy working within a small team and be dedicated to workplace efficiency and continuous improvement practises.

The Warehouse & Distribution Unit primarily provides members state-wide with uniform, equipment, and stationery requirements.

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

Your duties will include:

  • Provide customer service to customers of the Division across multiple warehouses.
  • Undertake manual handling of stock and property in accordance with OH&S principals, Victoria Police policies and legislative requirements.
  • Manually selecting and packaging customer orders, arranging for distribution and disposal of items as directed.
  • Goods inwards / delivery receivable and receipting activities for stock.
  • Assist in conducting workplace audits, reconciliations, and compliance relevant to the operation of the warehouses.
  • Undertake a range of administrative tasks as required including (but not limited to) the recording of accountable items, updating of corporate databases, and the processing of customer administrative requirements.
  • Prepare purchase orders and purchase requisitions as required.
  • Undertake data entry and maintain computerised records with respect to warehousing operations.
  • Undertaking warehouse logistics duties as required.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience with safe manual handling practices and high level of understanding of Health and Safety principals for a warehouse environment.
  • Demonstrated experience using computers, related logistics technology or basic software programs to undertake audits, receipting and data entry activities.
  • High level of communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, with an ability to liaise with all Victoria Police employees and external stakeholders or suppliers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • A strong commitment to Operational Infrastructure Department's strategy goals - supporting our people and embracing customer centricity, innovation and collaboration in our delivery of services.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at Inner City Melbourne.
  • 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.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document ( Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, 16 April 2024.

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: Daniel Cantone on (03) 9418 3237 or daniel.cantone@police.vic.gov.au.

We welcome applications from people with disability and aim to support an inclusive recruitment experience. If you require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8082.

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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