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Armourer (VPSG3)

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Job Ref:  VG/20036872
Employer:  Victoria Police (VIC)
Job Type:  Permanent Full Time
Melbourne VIC, Australia (Show on map)

As an Armourer for the Logistical Support Division you will undertake the duties for the physical maintenance of Victoria Police’s firearms fleet and the related logistics tracking systems.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong mechanical aptitude in relation to detailed maintenance of fine tolerance equipment, including identification of faults, design and user complexities for a variety of mechanical systems.

Your duties will include:

  • Working with a specialised team to undertake the maintenance program and fault investigation activities for Victoria Police's fleet of firearms and related controlled weaponry
  • Adhering to and pro-actively contributing to the health, safety and workplace security activities of the Armoury
  • Providing high level customer service and advice to queries and technical issues including preparing reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Undertake routine data entry and maintenance logs for the fleet of firearms and related weaponry in accordance with information securing and records management policies
  • Proactively contributing to continuous improvement processes and manual handling guidelines
  • Maintaining a contemporary knowledge and regularly updating qualifications for firearms and weapons systems to support the Divisions strategic direction for the fleet

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly regulated environment
  • The ability to achieve results under pressure and work collaboratively within a small specialised team
  • High level attention to detail
  • Comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety practices and policies applicable to an Armoury position
  • Understanding of record keeping requirements and related information security policies
  • High level interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
  • High level proficiency with computer administration and technology related armoury logistics functions

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Hold current manufacturers Armourer Certification or qualify in the various firearms systems in use by Victoria Police within six (6) months
  • Knowledge of firearms is not necessary as training is provided
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement

Applications close midnight, Sunday 30 September 2018 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Dean Lankshear on 9418 3128 or via email

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email


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