At least 30 ongoing Investigator Grade 3 positions are being offered in the Investigations Branch, Compliance Division, in Melbourne.
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Department: State Revenue Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SRO/110893/0919
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Application Form - Grade 3 Investigator.docx (Word, 73KB)
Candidate Report

PD120 Investigator Grade 3 Investigations.pdf (PDF, 209KB)
Job Specification

Contact: George Doukas
03 9628 6201

Position Details

Investigator – Investigations Branch, Melbourne – Ongoing

  • At least 30 ongoing roles
  • Salary $68,884 plus 9.5% superannuation – VPS Grade 3
  • Based in Melbourne CBD

At least 30 ongoing Investigator Grade 3 positions are being offered in the Investigations Branch, Compliance Division, in Melbourne.

The State Revenue Office  

We administer a range of taxes, duties, levies, grants and subsidies on behalf of the Victorian Government. The revenue we collect funds essential services including health care, education and social infrastructure.

Committed to excellence, customer service and developing our people, we offer a collaborative and rewarding culture valuing teamwork and high performance. In return, you'll benefit from professional staff development, giving you the opportunity to learn, influence and contribute to your future and to the State Revenue Office.

The role  

This role, within a team of investigators, undertakes activities designed to maximise compliance with Victoria's revenue laws and ensure revenue is collected when it is due. Grade 3 Investigators, which are the least experienced investigators within the team, are responsible for conducting less complex audits and investigations.

Key responsibilities

Reporting to a Team Leader you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting assigned investigations, under guidance, using audit and investigative skills.
  • Quantifying customers' tax liabilities and explaining to them the reasons for the decisions made as part of an investigation.
  • Producing accurate reports on investigation findings.
  • Negotiating appropriate outcomes with customers.

The ideal candidate

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • The ability to interpret and apply legislation.
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in applying a range of investigative skills and techniques to obtain information and evidence.
  • Effective communication skills to provide clear and concise advice to all stakeholders.
  • Professional customer service skills to consult with customers and identify needs, and negotiate outcomes.
  • To work cooperatively and professionally in a team environment.

More information

For more information, please read the position description or contact George Doukas, Area Manager, Investigations, on 03 9628 6201.

If you need a copy of this advertisement and attachments in an accessible format, such as large print, please email

To apply

To be considered for this role you must submit:

  • a completed application form (attached), and
  • a current resume,

via this website by 5pm on Monday 30 September 2019.


  • As part of our selection process, we conduct pre-appointment checks including those related to references, identity, qualifications, work history, work visa, and police record history.
  • There will be a probation review.
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