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The department offers a broad range of career opportunities to more than 7000 employees in over 50 business units and service agencies in Melbourne and across regional Victoria. Opportunities include roles in police and prosecution, the prison and community corrections services, various tribunals and agencies established to protect citizens' rights, emergency management, emergency services, policy on racing and gaming issues and the provision of legal advice to government.
Positions include prison officers, community corrections officer, Koori court officers, sheriff officers, forensic scientists and pathologists, clinicians, psychologists, legal officers, human resources, finance, communications, and administration. The department also delivers graduate and traineeship opportunities.
The department offers scholarships to tertiary students with disability.
The Justice Health Koori Tertiary Scholarships provide financial support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people studying full-time in a health related field.
Student placement and internship programs for both tertiary and secondary students.
Information for graduates who want to join the department.
The department prides itself on its commitment and achievements in increasing Koori employment.
Youth employment start up
The Youth Employment Scheme offers Victorians aged 15 to 24 a career kick-start with traineeships in the Victorian Government. For more information visit the Youth Central website (External link)
The department has a number of volunteer opportunities for people who want to help in Victoria's court, legal and prison systems.
Outside employment policy
The department’s policy regarding staff members engaging in employment or business in addition to their departmental employment.
Registered training organisation
Delivers nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) to department employees.