Senior Instructor

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/JE20042326
Closing Date: 20-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description.docx (Word, 272KB)

2. Application Form.docx (Word, 630KB)

Contact: Jessica Barry
(03) 9265 3388 or

Position Details

About the role:

As the successful applicant, you will work as part of a small team of Sworn and Victorian Public Service (VPS) employees in the Centre for Intelligence Practice (CIP), to design and deliver intelligence training programs for intelligence practitioners, police recruits, and other police members.

The work unit is situated within the Specialist Programs Division of the People Development Command. Training is delivered face to face in a classroom environment at the Victoria Police Academy, with some online facilitation.

Working collaboratively with colleagues and key stakeholders, you will be developing and delivering intelligence training to support all ranks across the organisation to build Victoria Police's intelligence capability.

This includes the design and delivery of the nationally recognised qualification, the Diploma of Police Intelligence Practice (DPIP), which is mandatory for all newly appointed Victoria Police Sworn and VPS intelligence practitioners. The DPIP comprises specialised training in the craft of intelligence analysis with a substantive curriculum interwoven with the Practitioner qualities of leadership, professionalism, engagement, decision making, problem solving, communication, adaptability and collaboration.

You will also be responsible for conducting research and engaging with key stakeholders to ensure that CIP curriculum aligns with contemporary intelligence and education best practice.

Your duties will include:

  • Ongoing development and delivery of intelligence training programs to a range of learner cohorts
  • Maintaining knowledge of contemporary education and training methodologies and intelligence practice, through ongoing research, stakeholder engagement and professional development
  • Administration and coordination of training programs.
  • Managing and coordinating the performance of course participants from across Victoria Police
  • Coaching and supporting intelligence staff to engage with training
  • Maintaining awareness of legislative and policy changes that impact intelligence training
  • Developing and maintaining effective and efficient session plans and training strategies
  • Identifying and implementing continuous improvements in training programs

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Experience in the practice of tactical and strategic criminal intelligence
  • Experience in the development and/or delivery of formal training or possess transferrable skills
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • Highly developed verbal communication and inter-personal skills
  • High level stakeholder engagement and management skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A proven ability to work effectively in a small team environment

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at the Victoria Police Academy, 1 Viewmount Road, Glen Waverley.
  • The successful applicant must possess or be able to demonstrate equivalency to the Diploma of Police Intelligence Practice.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head. To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The successful candidate 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 (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, 20 June 2024.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website or Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) 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: Jessica Barry on (03) 9265 3388 or

We welcome applications from people with disability. 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 requirement/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email 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.

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