Security investigations officer

Footscray VIC $75,358 - $81,568 a year

Portfolio: Facilities Work unit/function: Security Classification: Professional - HEW6 Employment type: continuing Hours per week:: 36.75 Salary range: $75,358-$81,568 + 17% super Requisition Recruiter: Masendycz, Sonia Recruitment contact no.: (03) 9919 9150 Closing date: 30/08/2019 Closing time: 5:00 pm Responses required?: Yes Job advertisement: Internal and external

Security Investigations Officer

HEW 6, $75,358 - $81,568 per annum plus 17% employer superannuation contribution. This is a full time (36.75 hours per week) ongoing appointment.

  • Join a motivated team environment
  • Steer the development of VU’s security awareness and crime prevention strategies
  • Located at our Footscray Park Campus just 10 minutes from the CBD

About the Role

The Security Investigations Officer will investigate security incidents, analyse incident trends, maintain security statistics, carry out risk assessments and implement the University’s security awareness and crime prevention strategies. The main focus of the role is to ensure the university community is well informed in relation to crime prevention and to provide the safest atmosphere possible for our staff, students and visitors.

About the Person

You will have extensive knowledge in investigating security incidents, developing security awareness programs, conducting security risk assessments and proven ability to deliver security related presentations. You will have a strong eye for detail and a good understanding of the role that good environmental design principles play in crime prevention. Experienced in interpreting safety data and making recommendations for improvements based upon this, you will liaise regularly with various internal and external departments to effectively communicate any issues relating to campus security generally and to specific incidents in particular. Your passion for providing a safe environment will be an area of pride for you.


Duties will include:

  • Assisting with the preparation of investigation plans, notices, correspondence, briefs of evidence and reports for internal disciplinary proceedings and external court proceedings as needed.
  • Carrying out security risk assessments of University campuses
  • Developing and updating educational information including comprehensive security awareness campaigns to assist in raising the level of security awareness in the university community.
  • Proactively developing, maintaining and analysing security incident data and preparing detailed reports containing statistical data, commentary, actions, and recommendations in relation to campus security.

A full list of duties can be found in the position description.


  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Paid study leave
  • On-site gym and more!

How to apply

For a Position Description and to submit an application please visit our website

Applications must be submitted as ONE document comprising;

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your responses to the selection criteria listed in the Position Description

Please note: Applications which do not systematically address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Victoria University


Posted: 14 August 2019

Will be removed: 29 August 2019

Location:  Melbourne, VIC