Registrants are eligible to apply for re-employment with Victoria Police at or below their registered rank. Victoria Police Recruiting Services Branch (RSD) manages the re-employment process.
Contact Recruitment Services Branch
Phone (03) 8335 6100
Email HRD-PRIOR-POLICING-MGR@police.vic.gov.au (External link)
|Rank||Check||Selection||More in formation|
|Constable/ senior constable||Pre-employment checks (fitness, medical and psychological tests)||
Re-appointment process including panel interview and skills gap analysis.
Registrants are appointed to positions subject to availability
|Former or returning Victoria Police officers (constable or senior constable) (External link)|
|Sergeant and senior sergeant||Pre-employment checks (fitness, medical and psychological tests)||
Applicants compete a suitability assessment panel. If successful applicants are re-appointed and have 12 to 24-months to retrain and obtain a permanent position.
Former or returning Victoria Police officers (sergeant or senior sergeant) (External link)
|Inspector to commander||Pre-employment checks (which may include fitness, medical and psychological tests)||Applicants compete for vacant positions under a merit based selection process. Positions are advertised publicly at jobs.careers.vic.gov.au.||careers.vic.gov.au (External link)|
Consider VPS roles
Before returning to a police position, some former police officers have taken-up public service (VPS) roles as a way of re-orienting themselves with Victoria Police and current policing issues and practices. VPS vacancies are advertised here: Careers in the Victorian government public sector (External link).
- Former or returning Victoria Police officers (sergeant or senior sergeant) (External link)
- Blue papers | Victoria Police (External link)
- Capability plan (police.vic.gov.au) (External link)