Victoria Police Officer

Victoria Police

  • Date Listed: 2019-07-18
  • Location: Melbourne VIC, Australia melbourne
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Retail
  • Position: Sales Assistant
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

Have you ever considered a career with Victoria Police? You could be more suited than you think.

  • Earn $70,000 in your first year
  • Specialise in as little as two years
  • Nine weeks’ leave a year
  • Receive full training and be paid from Day 1 at the Academy
  • Job security and industry-leading superannuation
  • Flexibility and work/life balance

We’re looking for team players with strong people skills and conflict resolution to join the Victoria Police family. There are so many opportunities for hard-working and reliable people.

Careers range from detectivesand community-liaison officers to state events coordinators and prosecutors.

You bring the passion and we’ll provide all the training.

Police officers are required to undertake a minimum of 2 to 4 years of general duties policing, working at police stations. This is where you’ll learn the foundation skills for a career in policing. General duties shifts are 8 hours in length and can be day, afternoon or night shifts. Shift work can have many benefits that office
hours don’t – such as being able to drop the kids at school, pursue a hobby or undertake part-time studies.

From there, the options are as diverse as you are. You can manage teams, rise up the ranks, mentor others and learn specialist skills as part of areas like the Critical Incident Response Team, Criminal Investigation Units, Family Violence Support and Search and Rescue.


We offer job security and a range of great perks. You can expect to earn upwards of $70,000 in your first year, receive 9 weeks’ leave as well as other generous entitlements. Best of all is the chance to develop long-lasting friendships, while making a real difference to your community. Victoria Police is recruiting over 3000 police officers.

If you have ever considered a career with Victoria Police, there is no better time to apply than now!

The Recruitment Process


The recruitment process starts with your online application and involves an exam, fitness test, psychology test, health check, video interview and panel interview.

There are also several prior history and character checks along the way - to ensure your values align with those of Victoria Police. The recruitment process can
take in excess of 6 months so we encourage you to start preparing now.

To be eligible to apply, you will need:

  • 18+ with VCE/ Senior VCAL or equivalent (not required if over 21 years of age)
  • Australian Citizen
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Healthy level of fitness


If you have strong communication skills, a sense of community and experience working in team environments, we invite you to think about joining the Victoria Police family.

For full eligibility requirements, visit https://www.policecareer.vic.gov.au/police/entry-requirements

Next Steps

To learn more about the roles or up-coming information sessions visit www.policecareer.vic.gov.au
Or to start your application, please click the Apply Now link.

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  • Date Listed: 18.07.2019
  • Location: Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Retail
  • Position: Sales Assistant
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

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