Casework Assistant

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Science
Classification: FrO2
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/VP/20023803A
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $63,306 - $69,892
Job Duration: To 29.03.2019
Attachments: C3255 FO-2.docx (Word, 431KB)

Caseworker Assistant AVU - FO-2 - Role Statement.doc (Word, 132KB)

Contact: Tony Bonnici
03 8690-4750

Position Details

Victoria Police

Forensic Services Department

Audio Visual Unit

  • FO-2 range $63,306 - $69,892 p.a. + 9.5% super + leave loading
  • 1 x Fixed Term role available to 29/03/2019
  • Working within the Forensic Services Department, located at 313 Spencer Street Docklands.
  • *Your usual place of work will be within the Audio Visual Unit, Forensic Services Department, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Department as required.

About the role:

The position provides casework assistance and support in the examination of audio visual evidence. The position will also be required to attend crime scenes to assist with the retrieval of evidence.

As the successful applicant, some of your duties will include:

  • Under direction and supervision assist with the examination of audio visual casework using defined methods and procedures in line with agreed outputs.
  • Attend to customer enquiries, book in casework and contact customers to arrange case collection.
  • Perform work both individually and as a member of a team.
  • Provide general administrative assistance including, ordering, maintaining computerised records, manual records, compiling statistic reports and conducting preliminary audits of casework records.
  • Maintain equipment and instrumentation.
  • Dub audio and video recordings and instruct clients on the use of dubbing equipment.
  • Attend and provide assistance at crime scenes where appropriate.
  • Assist in relevant research and development projects.
  • Contribute to the laboratory quality assurance and accreditation program.
  • Present factual evidence in Courts of Law, where required.

Skills & Experience:

  • An approved degree in science or relevant audio visual experience.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Current Driver licence
  • Required to provide a DNA sample for elimination purposes only
  • May be required to work outside normal hours and attend crime scenes
  • Required to undergo a security check which will include fingerprinting.
  • Required to undergo National Security Vetting and achieve and maintain a security classification rated as secret (Negative Vetting Level 1). To achieve this you must be an Australian Citizen.

Please see role statement and position description for other requirements/relevant information.

How to Apply

  • Applicants MUST address the full key selection criteria in their application which is accessible via the position description (PD) attached.
  • Applicants please note: When addressing the Key Selection Criteria in your application, please relate your responses to the accountabilities detailed in the role statement.

If you require additional information or would like to discuss the role further, please contact Tony Bonnici on (03) 8690-4750.

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now' button and follow the instructions.   Closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 27th May 2018.


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