- Ongoing full time role available for immediate filling
- Attractive VPS 4 salary between $91,418 – $103,725 + superannuation
What does the business unit do?
The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) delivers a justice and community safety system that works to build a safer, fairer and stronger Victoria.
Data, Digital and Insights (DDI) focuses on meeting the departments data and digital needs by providing responsive and sustainable services focused on supporting departmental outcomes. The specialist groups within DDI consist of Technology Solutions and Evidence and Insights.
Technology Solutions explores and employs modern technology to enable the department’s business to function via the use of modern, appropriate platforms, products and services.
Evidence and Insights leads the DJCS data reporting, analytics and modelling program, outcomes measurement and evaluation services. It includes the Crime Statistics Agency and National Coronial Information System.
What will the role do?
The Front-End Developer participates in the design and delivery of digital and online projects, products and applications to meet the changing needs of business units. They also ensure that the specification and design of new applications, major application enhancements and bug-fixes meet the defined business needs, align with enterprise and solution architectures and complies to standards.
What skills should a Front-End Developer have?
As our ideal candidate, you will have:
- Knowledge and experience using front-end development tools and programming languages including:
- Front-end development framework e.g. React, Bootstrap, Angular
- Understanding of Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft 365 SaaS products (e.g. Power Automate, Power Apps, Teams) will be advantageous
- Knowledge of systems analysis and design.
- A relevant business or ICT Tertiary qualification would be highly regarded.
- Appropriate project, software development and operations management vocational certifications would be very highly regarded.
To learn more about the type of skills you will need to thrive in this role, please read the position description.
What’s in it for you?
You will be working for the Department of Justice and Community Safety, which is one arm of the Victorian State Government, a recognised top employer of choice nationally. All our staff work to the vision of a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.
There are many advantages in working for the department, including:
- A fair salary– enjoy great work conditions and salary sacrificing options.
- Transparent performance framework– approach your work with confidence in how you’re tracking, working to professional development plans agreed on by you and your manager.
- Generous leave entitlements– provisions for many forms of leave; including personal, parental, carers, study, cultural, compassionate, and sick leave.
- Employee Assistance Program support – you are encouraged to use this short-term, confidential counselling service if you’re experiencing emotional stress, relationship problems, conflict with others or personal issues. It is also available for financial counselling and retirement planning.
If you have any queries, please contact Gaurav Tiwari, M365 Development Manager on 0434 845 281 or email at .
We want to make sure all Victorians feel represented by the department’s work. One of the ways we do this is by recruiting a diverse workforce – we welcome people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability and cultural background. We are also committed to the Victorian Government’s promise to increase the number of veterans working in the public sector.
We’re proud of our individual differences. We’re proud of the many languages we speak and the stories we can share with each other. We hope you will share your story too.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff across all our roles. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email .
If this sounds like a compelling job that you believe your skills would be a great match for, please APPLY NOW. Applications close 11.59pm on Thursday 27 April 2023.
How to apply
Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.
If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.
FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:
For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.
For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
- For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
- For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.
The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department’s obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.
At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the . This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).
Acceptable evidence includes: * COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your
account) * Your immunisation history statement (available via your
Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.
CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people’s rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.