Recruitment Adviser

Reference: VG/DJ1099CB

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place. We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you. The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon. If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad. For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit

Recruitment Adviser (VPS4)

  • Full-time, fixed-term vacancy until 30 September 2021
  • Create and deliver contemporary and positive employment experiences

The Department of Justice and Community Safety leads the delivery of justice services in Victoria. Supporting the strategic objective of “building a high performance justice system” the recruitment services department is pivotal to its success.

The assessment and delivery arm of Recruitment Services deliver a range of practical and innovative solutions to source and select the best front-line talent for our department. Our team is made up of passionate, quick thinking individuals who come together in collaboration to deliver exceptional service.

Recruitment Campaigns Advisers are responsible for end to end campaign (high-volume) delivery. They attract, assess, select and onboard people to work in critical frontline service positions including prison officers, youth justice workers, clinicians and graduates across Victoria. We partner with hiring managers to determine position requirements then we design, deliver and evaluate volume recruitment strategies.

You are an expert recruitment practitioner with demonstrated knowledge and experience leading high volume recruitment and selection methodology. Within your career, you would have gathered and used evidence-based data to make recommendations that provide value to your stakeholders through innovative approaches to recruitment practice. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities is imperative.

Working in a team of talent management professionals, this is a rare opportunity for a volume recruiter to make a first time move to an in-house recruitment service or an experienced internal to develop assessment strategies and tools. In return you will be supported by an experienced leadership group, offered a rewarding salary and further career opportunities.

Work location

Our team have been working from home since the State of Emergency was declared so it is expected that you are prepared to do the same until such time we are permitted to work from our office on Exhibition Street. When our movements are unrestricted, aspects of this role are regularly conducted on-site at our justice facilities. Some of these locations are in regional Victoria will require travel and overnight stays. A full and current driver's licence (or a minimum P2) is required to drive a government vehicle.

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.