Deputy President - Review Divison, Police Registration and Services Board | Melbourne - CBD

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Posted on 19-Nov-2018
Application Close Date: 13-Jan-2019
Melbourne - CBD
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Applications are invited for the role of Deputy President-Review Division, of the Police Registration and Services Board (the Board).

The Board has three Divisions: Review, Registration and Professional Standards. Membership of each Division, under the Victoria Police Act 2013 (the Act), comprises the President, a Deputy President and a number of members appointed under the Act.

The main responsibilities of this senior leadership role are:

  • undertake tribunal hearings relating to discipline (misconduct) and other employment-related matters such as promotion and transfer, and provide written decisions;
  • managing the work of the Review Division;
  • contributing to the direction and management of the Board as part of the leadership group;
  • leading or contributing to corporate, process and policy improvement or other projects, including projects arising from references from the Minister or Chief Commissioner; and
  • leading discussions at Board and Divisional meetings and meetings with stakeholders.

Essential Eligibility Criteria

Under the Act, the Deputy President of the Review Division must be either a former Victoria Police officer or a legal practitioner of at least five years' standing.

Applications are encouraged from eligible candidates with contemporary knowledge of relevant legal frameworks and jurisdictions; experience in the conduct of hearings, decision-making and writing and procedural fairness; thorough understanding of contemporary workplace practices (recruitment, discipline, gender and human rights issues); proven leadership in delivering process-reform projects; awareness of current and emerging issues in policing; and commitment to the Board's core values of independence, responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect, leadership, human rights, equal opportunity and diversity.

How to apply

Prior to applying online, applicants need to register an account via the Get on Board website.  Then search for this position under “vacancies” and click the “apply online” button. Your application should include a CV and completed Expression of Interest Form, which can be found under this position, on the Get on Board website. Desired capabilities shown in the Position Description should be addressed in the Expression of Interest form on the Get on Board website.

For further information, please refer to the Position Description on the Get on Board website or contact Mrs Caroline Kinnear, Senior Policy Officer, Police Policy and Governance, Department of Justice and Regulation on 03 8684 1030.

Applications close at 11.59pm Sunday 13 January 2019.