Administrative Officer / Justice Officer | North West - Loddon

Administrative Officer / Justice Officer

Application Close Date: 30-Sep-2020
North West - Loddon
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$52,493 - $67,410
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  • Multiple Casual positions available
  • Hourly rate is between $33.09 – $42.50
  • Administrative and Business Support role

About us

The Loddon Mallee Region provides compliance, enforcement, and regulatory services at Justice Service Centres located in Bendigo, Swan Hill, Echuca and Mildura and at outreach locations across the region. The region also has three prisons, two within the Loddon Prison Precinct which includes a medium risk facility (Loddon) and a restricted minimum facility (Middleton). The third prison is located at Maldon, a minimum risk women's facility; Tarrengower Prison.

The services provided at these locations include Community Correction Services, Sherriff's Operations, Consumer Affairs, Dispute Settlement Centre, Offending Behaviour Programs and front of house services including Births, Deaths and Marriages applications. Corporate Services including, finance, human resources, Prisoner Property and Business Support are also provided at these locations. 

About the role

In this entry-level position, as the Administrative Officer / Justice Officer, you will perform a range of duties providing support and assistance to a range of corporate functions throughout the region. In the role, you will:

  • contribute to the delivery of personnel and payroll services to Loddon Mallee Region prisons
  • liaise with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders regarding various enquiries in a prompt and courteous manner, providing accurate information and advice
  • prepare routine correspondence and professional communications for Courts, Police and other various stakeholders
  • prepare stock estimates, obtain quotes, organise purchases to maintain stock levels for the Prisoner's Shop and Prison Stores, undertake regular stock-takes, maintain accurate records and maintain the shop in good order
  • maintain accurate documentation relating to all functions and provide routine information and advice to staff, management, clients and stakeholders, in accordance with DJCS policies and procedures.

This position will require direct prisoner contact and may involve weekend and public holiday work, remuneration is in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Enterprise Agreement.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • well-developed computer literacy
  • sound knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations
  • strong attention to detail and perform work in a precise and accurate manner
  • a high level of service excellence, an ability to problem solve and strong communication when managing stakeholders.

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.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

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