- Job Listing Date
- 12 Jun 2019
- Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
- Base salary of $62,066
- Work Type
- Full Time
- Government & Defence, Government - State
Protective Services Officers
Have you considered a career as a Protective Services Officer?
- Earn $62,000 per year from your first day of training
- Seven weeks annual leave plus entitlements every year
- Ongoing development to build your career opportunities
- Challenging and rewarding work serving the Victorian community.
Are you looking for a rewarding career that offers excellent flexibility and good work-life balance? As a PSO and a member of the Victoria Police team, you will be entrusted with considerable authority and responsibility whilst receiving comprehensive training to ensure you are equipped to keep the community safe.
A career as a PSO offers excellent benefits, including a great starting salary and superannuation package. You will be paid to train and learn from day one in the Victoria Police Academy.
As a sworn member of Victoria Police, you will be entitled to seven weeks annual leave per year with an additional 10 days accrued time off per year. Along with annual leave, PSOs are entitled to 15 days of sick leave and a range of other leave entitlements, including maternity and paternity leave and study leave.
As a PSO, you will commence your employment with 12 weeks of paid training at the Victoria Police Academy. Upon graduation, you will be stationed at the Victoria Police Centre in Docklands, Melbourne. From this point, you will join the Transit Safety Division, completing an engaging three month mentoring program to help you develop ahead of commencing full responsibilities.
Your on-shift duties will include monitoring of peak hour train services where you will maintain a visible presence and engage with the community. You will build and maintain rapport with commuters and the surrounding community to build trust in the safety of the public transport network. You will proactively patrol the public transport network and deal with anti-social behaviour, property damage and transport related offences as they arise.
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