Eligibility requirements for protective services officers (PSOs)

Learn about the eligibility requirements Victoria Police is looking for in our protective services officer applicants.

All protective services officer (PSO) candidates must ensure that they meet these entry requirements prior to applying.

Entry requirements

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination status

While no longer mandatory, Victoria Police strongly recommends all employees remain up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccinations.


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You're more suited than you might think

A career as a protective services officer is rewarding and challenging, with excellent flexibility and good work-life balance. When choosing an exciting new career, it’s not just about who you are, but who you’ll be. Do you have what it takes to be a force for good?