Working at Dept. of Justice and Community Safety (Vic.):
The Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) for the state of Victoria is charged with delivering safety and judicial services and promoting safety and justice in the community. With a staff of over 8,800 employees across 50 business units and service agencies, DJCS offers a diverse array of career opportunities.
The department encompasses a range of ministerial portfolios, including the Attorney-General, Police, Corrections, Emergency Services, Workplace Safety, Crime Prevention, Youth Justice, Victim Support, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, and Consumer Affairs.
With the support of over 27,000 staff and more than 90,000 volunteers from organizations such as the Country Fire Authority, Victoria State Emergency Service, and the Office of the Public Advocate, DoJACS aims to provide comprehensive services to the community.
5001 – 10,000
Paid parental leave (in addition to Govt. leave)
Key management roles held by women
Paid secondary carers leave (in addition to Govt. leave)
A list of the local awards and recognition the company has achieved for gender equality and workplace culture initiatives.
Not a WEGA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality The Workplace Gender Equality Agency awards a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation. It is a voluntary leading-practice recognition program designed to encourage, recognise and promote organisations' active commitment to achieving gender equality in Australian workplaces.
Scores for DJCS are based on 20 ratings*
Overall Job Satisfaction (out of 5)
would recommend to other women
believe women are treated equally to men
We asked current or past employees to give DJCS a rating out of 5 stars for equality. The data displays how satisfied reviewers are with equality of leadership opportunities and pay.
We also asked how equally they believe all employees are treated regardless of differences inc. gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age etc.
- Representation of women in leadership – 2 (out of 5) 40% 40%
- satisfaction with pay – 1 20% 20%
- employees treated equally regardless of difference – 2 40% 40%
- CEO supports gender equality – 1 20% 20%
We asked employees to give DJCS a rating out of 5 stars for the level of flexibility offered for work scheduling, hours and location. We also measured support for paid time off, including annual leave, personal leave and sick days.
- support for Flexible work – 2 (out of 5)
- ability to work remotely – 3
- ability to work part time or compressed days – 3
- ability to take paid time off work – 4
We asked employees to give DJCS a rating out of 5 stars for their policies and practises that support parents and families.
Development & Enrichment
We asked employees to give DJCS a rating out of 5 stars for the support they received for their learning & development, mentorship and wellbeing at work. We also asked how supported they feel by management.
- Learning & Development Opportunities – 1 (out of 5)
- formal & informal mentoring – 1
- supportive management – 1
- wellbeing initiatives – 1
We asked employees to give DJCS a rating out of 5 stars for how respectful and inclusive the culture is. We measured how responsive DJCS are to issues raised and how equally all employees are treated at the company. Finally, we measured how comfortable reviewers felt to bring their ‘whole self’ to work and be accepted.
- respectful & inclusive colleagues – 1 (out of 5)
- employer responsiveness to discrimination – 1
- EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION INITIATIVES – 1
- sense of belonging – 1
*Above data was crowdsourced from community surveys and as such is anecdotal
We encourage women to leave anonymous reviews of their experiences at DJCS. These are individual opinions and personal stories, that may provide insight into what it’s really like to work at the company, however they have not been verified.
“There is a double standard between the treatment of men and women in the workplace“
Overall Job Satisfaction: 1 / 5
Do you believe women and men treated equally?
“Treatment in the workplace“
Have you been treated unequally due to aspects of your identity?
Yes:”Gender, Age, Neurordiversity”
One thing they can improve:
“Better pay & benefits, More development opportunities, Support for women in the workplace“
Would you recommend this employer to other women?
Position / Department:
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