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Inspector - Wage Theft Team (VPSG4)

Company: Department of Premier and Cabinet
Apps close: Wednesday 12th May 2021

We have multiple Inspector opportunities at Wage Inspectorate Victoria (the Inspectorate).

The Inspectorate is a branch within Industrial Relations Victoria. The Inspectorate enforces Victorian employment laws covering child employment, long service leave, and independent contractors in the transport and forestry sectors.

From 1 July 2021, the Inspectorate will become an independent statutory authority under the Wage Theft Act 2020. From this date, wage theft will be a criminal offence in Victoria. Inspectors will undertake wage theft investigative activities, applying the full range of enforcement tools including preparing cases for prosecution, where required.

As a successful candidate you will demonstrate expertise in delivering best practice investigative outcomes, along with strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills. Also, key is the proven ability to lead the implementation of investigation plans and to work proactively and collaboratively in a team environment.

Note on 1 July 2021 these positions will transfer to the Wage Inspectorate Victoria, independent statutory authority, upon commencement of the Wage Theft Act 2020.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place.

The closing date for this position is midnight Wednesday 12 May 2021.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply: Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

a resume
a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)
Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.