Administration Officer (VPSG4)

Department of Health | Posted 25-07-2021

Melbourne VIC (Administration)

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30 September 2021 - 31 December 2021

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1552928

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government\'s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria\'s health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

Application closes: Wednesday 28th July (immediate start)

Role: Administration Officer with various opportunities available to 30th September 2021 and 31st December 2021.

Vacancies: 20

Availability: 0.8 to full time required (full time equivalent to 76 hours per fortnight)

Shift Work: Monday to Friday with operating hours between 8am - 6pm

Office Location: 50 Lonsdale Street/Work from Home

Position Summary:

The administration officer will provide direct support to the contact tracing team with administrative activities. They will primarily support the COVID-19 Public Health Division with undertaking checks of COVID-19 test results of individuals being monitored by the Department of Health.


  • Performing checks on the negative test tool to confirm that a specific test matches with the identifying information that we have been provided.
  • Ensuring that incorrectly matching data is not entered.
  • Understanding the public health implications of the data that is entered and reflecting that in the work that is performed.
  • Working collaboratively with the Information Team to accurately and precisely check results, without double handling nor incorrect keying of data.
  • Other Ad Hoc activities as directed by the Information Leads


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health

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