Enforcement Officer Job at Tasmanian Government – in Hobart TAS

Job Description

Enforcement Officer (356459)

Department of Justice

Monetary Penalties Enforcement Service

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 16 May, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close: Sunday 16 May, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification: Tasmanian State Service Award – General Stream Band 3

Salary: $65,077.00 to $70,462.00 per annum

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Region: South

Location: Hobart

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIQ+) people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

73.50 hours per fortnight – flexible options available.


Respond to telephone and counter enquiries from clients and their agents in relation to the payment of outstanding monetary penalties.

Undertake assessments of the financial circumstances of client and negotiate appropriate payment arrangements.

Research the location of allocated clients who are in contravention of their payment obligation and contact those clients who have been located.

Provide recommendations to Team Leaders on enforcement or other action that may be appropriate.

Participate in field enforcement operations that may involve seizure of property for sale.

Undertake other duties that may be required in relation to the operation of MPES.

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:
1. Pre-employment checks

  • Arson and fire setting
  • Violent crimes and crimes against the person
  • Sex-related offences
  • Drug and alcohol related offences
  • Crimes involving dishonesty
  • Crimes involving deception
  • Making false declarations
  • Malicious damage and destruction to property
  • Serious traffic offences
  • Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
  • Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
  • Crimes involving Conspiracy

2. Disciplinary action in previous employment.

3. Identification check.

Desirable Requirements

Tasmanian Drivers Licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Refer to the ‘Information for Applicants (DOJ)’ document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4946.

For more information

Katherine Drake

Manager Policy and Projects

[email protected]

Phone: (03) 6165 7569

About Company

Company: Tasmanian Government –

Company Location:  Hobart TAS

Job Category:

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