Department of Justice and Community Safety
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About us
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is one of seven departments within the Victorian Government. The department's main purpose is to assist the Government to achieve its vision of a safe and just Victoria, and consists of business units and statutory entities aligned under ten key functions. These include police and prosecution, prison and – more... 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.

With approximately 7,000 staff in over 50 business units and service agencies across Victoria, the department offers a diverse range of employment opportunities. Positions include Prison Officers, Community Corrections Officer, 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 justice system offers many opportunities for satisfying, challenging and useful work. The unique combination of service delivery and strategic policy roles make the department a dynamic place to work. Staff are involved in forward planning, and their contributions are recognised and rewarded. The department offers flexible working options to assist employees to achieve a beneficial work life balance.


The values at the Department of Justice and Community Safety help unite this diverse organisation with a collective vision for the future. Our One Justice values are serving the community, work together, act with integrity, respect other people and make it happen.
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What is it like to work at Department of Justice and Community Safety?

3.2
Work/Life Balance
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Salary/Benefits
3.1
Job Security/Advancement
2.9
Management
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Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Department of Justice and Community Safety?

59%
of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 17 ratings