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We accept applications for current vacancies though our recruitment system.

First time applicants will need to register before submitting an application. 

Specific information about what you will need to submit when applying is listed on the job advertisement. Most roles require submitting a resume and a cover letter or application form (contained within the online application) addressing the key selection criteria.

View a guide to completing key selection criteria 

The e-Recruitment system also allows you to manage your job applications and set up job email alerts.

If you have any questions about the application process, or you require advice and support with the process, please contact our recruitment team.

For any questions about a role, please contact the staff member listed on the job advertisement. 

Interviews and assessments

Your application and supporting documents will be reviewed by a selection panel, with suitable candidates shortlisted for an interview. 

Interviews may be undertaken in person at our Melbourne or Ballarat office, or online via MS Teams.

Assessments may also be undertaken during selection process such as ability or cognitive tests, psychometric testing or behavioural-style questionnaires, written assessments, or verbal presentations.

We conduct reference checks for candidates in serious contention for a role. If you are the preferred candidate, we will conduct a range of pre- and post-employment checks before issuing you a letter of offer.

Most roles are subject to a probation period, and all new starters will undertake an induction program during their first few weeks in the role.

Pre-employment misconduct screening requirements 

Before a final offer of employment is made, you are required to complete a pre-employment misconduct screening declaration and consent form. More information is available on the VPSC website.

The inherent requirements of the role and intrinsic risk(s) will be considered by when assessing declarations of misconduct in previous workplaces.

Last modified: 8 January 2024
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