At DTF, we strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians. We value our people and motivate them to lead, influence, collaborate and innovate.
The way we do our work is just as important as what we do. DTF is committed to attracting and developing staff who share and demonstrate our organisational values, which guide the approach we take to all aspects of our work.
We demonstrate leadership in our work
We negotiate effectively to get the best outcome for Victorians
We are Responsive:
We give timely, robust and impartial advice and services to stakeholders
We are proactive and solution focused, seeking opportunities to resolve issues and risks
We are Accountable:
We behave ethically, transparently and with integrity
We take responsibility for our work, decisions and actions
We work efficiently to achieve value for money outcomes
We are Collaborative:
We engage flexibly and constructively with our colleagues and stakeholders
We work together as a team, speaking with one voice
We are Respectful:
We treat others fairly and inclusively
We cultivate a positive work environment and understand others’ priorities and pressures
We are Creative:
We foster innovative thinking to create opportunities and solve challenges
We value and encourage diverse views and ideas
Performance planning and assessment at DTF is built around three related components:
Our Capabilities and Behaviours Framework helps current and prospective staff understand what is needed to be successful at DTF and is a valuable resource to guide individual development - see related publications.
The Department promotes a ‘70/20/10’ approach to support effective development and application of new capabilities:
The Department supports staff to develop their capabilities and to build their careers through a range of formal and informal programs including:
If you work at DTF, you benefit from employment principles that apply in all Victorian public sector organisations to ensure a harmonious and effective workplace. We have processes in place to ensure that:
If you work at DTF, you have a responsibility, along with employees in all other Victorian public sector organisations, to demonstrate the Victorian public sector values:
These values are critical to ensuring public confidence in the services we provide.
Learn more about public sector employment principles, values, standards and the Code of Conduct
DTF aims to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. As part of this, DTF is a member of Pride in Diversity.
DTF welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.