Monday, 11 September 2017

Victoria Police,Police Officer and Protective Services Officer Roles



Police Officer and Protective Services Officer Roles
 

Victoria Police is recruiting 3,000+ Police Officers as well additional Protective Services Officers by 2020. If you are considering a career working for Victoria Police, there is no better time to apply than now!
Victoria Police offers a rewarding career with the opportunity to be trained, supported and to develop your career while making
a real difference to your community.  All Police Officers are required to undertake a minimum of 2-4 year's general duties policing working at police stations. This is where a Police Officer learns the foundation skills for their career in policing. General duties shifts are 8 hours in length and can be day, afternoon or night shifts. You will then have the opportunity to become an expert in a specialist field such as Intelligence/Analyst, Crime Command, Training Unit or Prosecutions.
If you have ambitions to manage teams, there are ten ranks above the entry police officer level for you to aspire to, so choose the career path that's right for you.
As a Protective Services Officer, you will be a valued member of the Victoria Police team. You will receive comprehensive training including the same weapons and self-defence training as Police Officers. This role offers a challenging career with good work-life balance, a great salary and the opportunity to be part of a team that helps to keep the community safe.
 

The Recruitment Process
The recruitment process starts with your online application and involves an exam, fitness test, psychology test, health check, video interview, panel interview and 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, depending on how ready you are, so we urge you to start preparing now!
 

To be eligible to apply, you will need to start with:
  • 18+ with VCE/ Senior VCAL or equivalent (not required if over 21 years of age)
  • Australian Citizen
  • Driver's Licence (Police only)
  • Healthy level of fitness
     
If you have strong communication skills, a sense of community and experience working in team environments, we encourage you to consider joining the Victoria Police family.
For full eligibility requirements, visit https://www.policecareer.vic.gov.au/police/entry-requirements
 

Next Steps
Do your research and learn more about the roles at www.policecareer.vic.gov.au
Start preparing now for the recruitment process.

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