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Victoria Police and related careersEach year we receive in excess of 100+ requests to attend schools and unfortunately, we can’t attend all of them.
We have put together a presentation which will provide helpful hints and tips for the recruitment process and what a career in Victoria Police could look like for your students.
Victoria Police has four different roles available for students who might be interested in pursuing a career in policing:
- Police Officer
General duties Police Officers are based at police stations, which have responsibility for a local area. Members of these police stations patrol areas to prevent crime and respond to requests from the community.
- Protective Services Officer
A community safety role based at train stations and their surrounds?
- Police Custody Officer
Who assist police at police stations to safely manage people in custody?
- Victorian Public Servant
Who play a supporting role across various areas such as human resources, communication, legal, IT, finance, analytics, forensics etc.
For students interested in a career with Victoria Police as a Police Officer or PSO, please find some helpful information below:
Not every 18 year old will be ready to apply but those who are gathering life experience whilst they are in high school will be more competitive throughout the recruitment process.
To see the full eligibility criteria visit the Victoria Police careers website.
- Part-time work experience in a customer service environment - provides exposure to people from diverse backgrounds and develops communication, teamwork and conflict resolution skills. For example, working at McDonalds one day a week.
- Volunteer experience - develops a sense of community-mindedness and communication skills. For example, working at the local surf lifesaving club or community centre.
- Sporting club experience - develops teamwork, communication and leadership skills, not to mention the healthy level of fitness that is a requirement of the role.
- Overseas travel - provides exposure to other cultures, religions and languages and fosters a sense of independence and assertiveness.
Victoria Police regularly holds webinars and information sessions across the state for those that are interested in a career in Policing. Students can register for our next information session.
Upcoming Information Session
For all resources that are available to assist students in their preparation please visit our Resource page.
On the resources page students can:
- Watch tutorials
- Download information flyers
- Watch the fitness test video
- Download the free Police Fitness App
- Listen to the Victoria Police Recruitment Podcast series
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