Project Officer, Emergency Management | Melbourne - CBD

Project Officer, Emergency Management

Application Close Date: 26-Oct-2017
Melbourne - CBD
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$79,955 - $90,716
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  • Utilise your emergency management knowledge in the correctional environment
  • An opportunity to do meaningful work that will deliver significant impact to the community
  • Ongoing, full-time VPS4 position ($79,955 - $90,716 plus superannuation) based in the CBD

An exciting ongoing opportunity exists for a Project Officer, Emergency Management in the Security Standards Unit within Corrections Victoria.

The Security and Intelligence Division sits within Corrections Victoria in the Department of Justice and Regulation. To deliver its responsibilities, the Security and Intelligence Division is divided into complementary work units, one of which is the Security Standards Unit.

The Security Standards Unit performs a number of support and compliance functions across the correctional system, including managing and reviewing the security standards and risk management. The unit identifies emerging issues, evaluates emerging technologies for use in the correctional environment, provides assistance, advice and support to Corrections Victoria, and is also responsible for leading the development and maintenance of Corrections Victoria's emergency management capability, incorporating planning and exercising.

The Security Standards Unit provides support to Youth Justice facilities in the development of emergency management programs and training, as well as providing support in the areas of risk management, security assessments and auditing.

The Project Officer, Emergency Management supports the delivery of emergency management and other unit projects. The role provides high-level administrative support to a range of operational and strategic tasks within the unit.

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:

  • an awareness of the key issues impacting Corrections Victoria, particularly Victoria's emergency management arrangements and underpinning legislation
  • excellent writing skills to be able to produce a variety of written materials such as briefings, complex correspondence and proposals.

The candidate must also have a current drivers licence.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role, please refer to the position description attached.

Applications close (midnight) on Thursday 26 October 2017.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of 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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