Road Safety Camera Commissioner | Melbourne - CBD

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Posted on 11-Jul-2019
Application Close Date: 21-Jul-2019
Melbourne - CBD
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The Minister for Police and Emergency Services is inviting expressions of interest for the role of Road Safety Camera Commissioner. The Road Safety Camera Commissioner is an independent reviewer of the Victorian road safety camera system whose role is to reassure the community that the system is being appropriately and efficiently managed.


The Office of the Road Safety Camera Commissioner was established in 2011 to promote transparency and accountability in the road safety camera system. The Office consists of 2-3 staff under the direction of the Commissioner, whose aim is to make Victorian roads safer and fairer for all road users. Their mission is to provide Victorian motorists with ongoing support regarding Victoria's road safety camera system and to provide an alternative avenue for complaints and quality assurance.

The Road Safety Camera Commissioner Act 2011 establishes the position and functions of the Commissioner. In summary, key functions include:

  • undertaking reviews and assessments of the operation of Victoria's road safety camera system administered by the Department of Justice and Community Safety, on an at least annual basis.
  • reviewing any part of Victoria's road safety camera system if agreed to or requested by the Minister.
  • receiving complaints about technical or systemic issues relating to Victoria's road safety camera system and investigating complaints that appear to indicate a problem and systemic issues with the road safety camera system.
  • providing advice to the Minister on any matter in relation to the road safety camera system.


The appointment is for a term of three years, with potential for reappointment at the expiry of the term. The Commissioner is appointed by the Governor in Council on a part-time basis and is eligible for remuneration.


Desired skills and experiences

Applications are encouraged from eligible candidates with contemporary knowledge of the road safety environment; experience in complaints management and quality assurance; understanding and/or experience with public sector governance; ability to build and lead constructive working stakeholder relationships; experience in decision-making and the development of recommendations for system reform and improvement; excellent leadership and management skills; and commitment to the Office's core values of integrity, transparency, accountability and independence.


The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards, committees and offices reflect the rich diversity of the Victorian community. Applications are welcome from people of all ages, genders and sexual orientations, people with a disability (adjustments to the recruitment process will be provided upon request), Aboriginal Victorians and Victorians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


Appointment is subject to probity checks, including a National Police check.

How to apply

Prior to applying online, applicants need to register an account via the Get on Board website at 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.


For further information, please refer to the Position Description on the Get on Board website or contact Nick Verginis, Director, Police Policy and Strategy, Department of Justice and Community Safety on 03 8684 1041.

Applications close at 21 July 2019.