Inspector of Municipal Administration

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/LGI009
Closing Date: 08-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: LGI - VPS4 IMA - Position Description.docx (Word, 140KB)

Contact: David Walker on 0431 706 767

Position Details

Under the leadership of the Chief Municipal Inspector, the Local Government Inspectorate (LGI) is an independent administrative office hosted by the Department of Justice and Community Safety. It is the dedicated integrity agency for local government in Victoria focussing on investigations for offences and compliance with the Local Government Act 2020 (Act).

As an Inspector of Municipal Administration, you will participate in the key functions of the Inspectorate, including the assessment of complaints, conducting initial action enquiries and subsequent investigations. This includes making enquiries with councils, complainants, and witnesses, documenting all actions and activity.

The role also includes assisting in the development and delivery of proactive governance examinations of councils and assisting in broader reviews of systemic issues across the local government sector.

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