Justice Officer - Casual

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we're looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We're all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we'd love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children's rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/S032_MAP
Closing Date: 05-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $52,493 - $67,410
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: S032 Position Description.docx (Word, 752KB)

Contact: Katharine Darcy on (03) 9321 4156

Position Details

  • Are you looking for a role with that provides work/life balance?
  • Interested in joining a supportive team with fantastic development opportunities?

If you've answered 'yes', then why not apply for this great opportunity as a casual Justice Officer with the Department of Justice and Community Safety?

About us

Located on Spencer Street in the Melbourne CBD, the Melbourne Assessment Prison (MAP) is a maximum-security facility providing statewide assessment and orientation services for all male prisoners received into the prison system.

MAP consists of the prison, the custody facilities at the County, Supreme and Appeal Courts and holding cells at St Vincent's Hospital for prisoners requiring medical treatment.

About the role

As a Justice Officer, you'll provide a range of general administrative and corporate support functions. This may include:

  • data entry and maintaining records
  • providing routine support and advice to staff, management, clients and stakeholders
  • liaising with, and maintaining, an effective and professional communication channel with a range of internal and external stakeholders

  • ensuring compliance with relevant legislative and organisational requirements
  • undertaking regular self-audits to ensure compliance with procedures and practices, and to identify opportunities for improvement


    preparing routine correspondence and reports.

The role requires a strong focus on customer service, teamwork, integrity, accuracy, compliance and timeliness.

Training will be provided and in addition to working as part of high performing and supportive team, you'll also have access to fantastic career development opportunities locally and more broadly across the Department of Justice and Community Safety, and Victorian Public Service.

This is casual role, paid an hourly rate of $26.47. Your days and hours may fluctuate, but will typically fall between the hours of 7.00am and 7.30pm, seven days a week.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you'll have experience in providing exceptional customer service or administrative support.

You'll have solid computer skills and be able to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.

We need someone who's a team player - someone who goes out of their way to help others and is commited to providing a really high level of service.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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