Senior Director - Community Operations

$153,041 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 14 Jul, 2021
Full time Executive and Management

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 28 July 2021
Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $153,041 plus superannuation
Position No: 39826
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 July 2021
Contact Officer: Bruno Aloisi on or (02) 6205 0547

Details: A career opportunity has arisen in ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) for an experienced, highly motivated and career-oriented person to fill the role of Senior Director, Community Operations (SOGA).

Community Operations supports and supervises offenders who are subject to community based supervision orders or a community service work condition. Community Operations works to reduce recidivistic behaviours as well as ensuring offender compliance with court imposed conditions.

The Senior Director, Community Operations, will provide strong, ethical and highly visible leadership and management to the Community Operations Unit. You will also support Team Leaders to ensure best practice and contemporary service delivery, as well as supporting them to operationalise new projects and ongoing initiatives including implementation and compliance with policy and procedures.

Further to this, you will lead quality improvement, research, and evaluation for Community Corrections and provide high-level written and verbal advice to the Assistant Commissioner, including the preparation of complex reports, submissions briefs, research and correspondence for the Executive, as required.

In addition, you will ensure all staff within the function provide a respectful, safe and decent environment for all offenders, staff and other stakeholders. Ensuring that the Agency’s values are at the forefront of functional work.

To be successful you will possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in addition to demonstrating strong leadership and management qualities. You will also demonstrate an ability to develop and compose complex workplace documents.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications are highly desirable.
  • Driver’s licence (Class C) is essential.
  • This position requires a pre-employment medical.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -

How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit three items:

  1. a one to three page written response addressing the professional/technical skills and knowledge, and behavioural capabilities, having regard for the job requirements;
  2. A current curriculum vitae with the names and contact details of two referees (one should be a current Supervisor/Manager); and
  3. A copy of their driver’s licence. Please ensure you submit all three items.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

28 Jul, 2021