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Investigations Officer
We currently have a fantastic opportunity available for experienced Investigators to take the next step in their career in our Investigations team.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/RS1232201
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2024
Salary Range: $106,534 - $117,716
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: pd - investigations officer - g5.1 ongoing dec 2023.pdf
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Contact: Steve Stojanovski
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Position Details

A fantastic permanent opportunity is available for an experienced Investigator to join the Building team.

The Investigations Officer is part of the Victorian Building Authorities Investigations team and is responsible for assessing and investigating referrals from a range of internal and external sources. In this role, the Investigations Officer is required to identify breaches of building legislation, regulations and professional standards.This will involve conducting interviews, preparing reports and detailed briefs of evidence, participating in court proceedings, providing advice and information to the building industry.

What we are looking for:

  • experience in a compliance or regulatory environment undertaking investigations, preparing reports and/or briefs of evidence with the ability to undertake analysis and reporting of data.
  • demonstrated conceptual problem-solving skills and ability to analyse information and make sound decisions.
  • proven communications skills, both written and verbal and interpersonal skills
  • demonstrated experience working as an Investigations officer, a Cert IV in Government investigations or higher qualifications.

VBA Commitment

We value diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We're hoping to find a broad range of experiences, and people from all backgrounds and communities to join us at the VBA.

We invite you to talk to us about any preferences or adjustments you may need to either our recruitment process or the role itself. If you identify as a person with disability, please let us know how we can provide additional support to your application. If this is you, please don't hesitate to get in touch via

We value and encourage flexibility for all, and so we support all our roles to be worked flexibly in some way, including part-time, to support a diverse, adaptive, and high-performing workforce. We encourage you to discuss flexible work options with the hiring manager during the recruitment process.

Working at the VBA - what you can expect

  • Flexible work options including compressed work schedules, flexible start and finish times, and purchased leave options.
  • Hybrid working model for greater work life balance.
  • A competitive salary, 11% superannuation

How to Apply

We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter outlining your relevant experience and how you feel it aligns to the role.

Please note:

  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.

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