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Criminal Records Officer

NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services | Posted 12-07-2021

Darwin NT (Law and Justice)

Job description

Agency NT Police Fire and Emergency Services Work unit Criminal History and Warrants
Job title Criminal Records Officer Designation Administrative Officer 3
Job type Full Time Duration Fixed to 02/08/2023
Salary $62,773 - $67,746 Location Darwin
Position number 9140 RTF 216780 Closing 26/07/2021
Contact Heidi Andreasen on 08 8922 3261 or
About the agency
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Information for applicants
Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume-.
The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all
diversity groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the
OCPE website.
Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will
be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.
Primary objective
To undertake the processing, recording, maintenance and filing of recordable court outcomes, information requests,
parole and warrant alerts and in-custody photographs.
Context statement
The position is responsible for processing a high volume of data through a variety of systems and databases; therefore, the
suitable applicant will have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail in order to carry out this role.
Key duties and responsibilities
1. Process recordable court outcomes to ensure a current and accurate record of a person’s criminal history is available for
interfacing with the national system, for tendering in Court, for investigation purposes and for the release to third parties.
2. Process requests for information received from Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services (NTPFES) and
interstate Police Jurisdictions, Director of Public Prosecutions, Judicial Operations Sections, Safe NT and Department of
Correctional Services and organisations with the responsibility for law enforcement or the administration of justice.
3. Process parole orders including releases and revocations and arrest and commitment warrants for facilitation of appropriate
future arrests or breaches.
4. Identification and processing of in-custody photographs to ensure a current and accurate record of person images is available
for interfacing with the national system and for investigation and identification purposes.
Selection criteria
1. Demonstrated data entry experience while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
2. Demonstrated experience in word processing, keyboard and administrative skills and utilising various hardware and software
applications, as well as the proven ability to learn new software applications quickly.
3. Demonstrated time management and organisational skills and the ability to undertake multiple tasks simultaneously, while
maintaining quality standards.
4. Self-motivated, able to work with minimal supervision, use initiative and the willingness to contribute to a multi-skilled team.
5. Display sound professional ethics and confidentiality and discretion, and the ability to exercise good judgement.
6. High-level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact appropriately with internal and external
1. Knowledge and understanding of the content and application of relevant legislation, of NT criminal offences and sentencing
outcomes and understanding of relevant court processes, procedures and terminology.
Further information
The successful applicant must have no significant criminal history record confirmed by a Police criminal history and intelligence