Women as PSOs

    Jenele Riley, PSO Mentor “I grew up always being part of my community and this job just takes it to the next level—you not only enforce the law but you get to make sure that people get home safely.

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    Our female Protective Services Officers (PSO) play an important role in serving and protecting the community each night.

    As a PSO, you will be provided with training, equipment and support plus we will help to develop your self-confidence and assertiveness to ensure that you carry out your duties well.

    You should consider becoming a PSO if you:
    • Want to help the community
    • Are mature, adaptable and accountable
    • Have good communication skills (both verbal and non-verbal)
    • Have good reasoning and problem solving capabilities
    • Are caring and compassionate
    • Are fair minded and ethical
    • Are fit and active
    • Want to work in a varied and dynamic environment
    We offer a range of performance development programs to ensure that career development opportunities are accessible alongside better work life balance.

    To listen to some of our inspirational female PSO’s speaking about their job with Victoria Police, play the video below.

    If a career as a PSO is something that you have been thinking about and you want to understand more about whether it is the right choice for you, please email rsbmarketing@police.vic.gov.au.

    Or alternatively apply today and begin the journey to embark on a remarkable career.

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