Administration Officer

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2.1
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/VP/20025248
Closing Date: 21-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $50,077 - $57,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: C0176 - VPS-2 10.6.16.docx (Word, 202KB)

VPS-2 Role Statement F-P JAN18.doc (Word, 130KB)

Contact: Katie Nicol
9450 3385

Position Details

Victoria Police

Forensic Services Department

Fingerprint Sciences Group 

  • 1 x VPS-2 Ongoing role available
  • VPSG2 range $50,077 - $57,192 p.a. + 9.5%super + leave loading
  • Commencing salary will be $50,077
  • Working within the Forensic Services Department, located at 31 Forensic Drive Macleod VIC 3085
  • Your usual place of work will be within the Fingerprint Sciences Group, Forensic Services Department, 31 Forensic Drive, Macleod VIC 3085; however you may be required to work at any division within the Department as required.

The Victoria Police Forensic Services Department is an accredited laboratory that provides a professional forensic service to Victoria Police, persons involved with the administration of justice and the public. 

About the role:

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

  • Undertake data entry, including the creation and updating of records in relation to fingerprints on the corporate database (LEAP)
  • Undertake data checking, validation and maintenance to ensure that information received is recorded accurately, and take remedial action to rectify data integrity issues
  • Draft correspondence to internal and external stakeholders, prepare statistical reports and compile daily statistical returns
  • Provide information and advice to internal and external stakeholders on policies, processes and court orders, and provide referrals where necessary
  • Liaise with members of Victoria Police, employees of the judicial system, interstate fingerprint bureaus, and members of the public
  • Assist with administrative duties, including mail distribution, general filing and  / or archiving of documents as required

 Skills & experience:

As the successful applicant, you will ideally have:

  • Ability to maintain systematic and accurate administrative records;
  • Good computer skills, particularly in relation to word processing, data entry and software packages;
  • Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures;
  • Proven ability in the prioritization of work with minimal supervision;
  • Commitment and achievement in meeting a high level of customer service to all clients.

 Requirements and relevant information:

  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a DNA sample (buccal swab) for use in laboratory quality control procedures (elimination purposes only).
  • Please see position description for other requirements/relevant information.

How to Apply

Applicants MUST address the full ‘Selection Criteria' contained in the position description and include a resume with their application to be considered for the role.

If you require additional information or would like to discuss the role further, please contact Katie Nicol on 03 9450-3385 or email 

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now' button and follow the instructions.

Closing date for applications is midnight 21 January 2018. 

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