Detainee Employment Officer

$83,620 - $88,510 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • Alexander Maconochie Centre, Monaro Highway, Hume ACT, Australia
  • 12 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Police, Military, Security, Fire, Emergency Services

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 25 May 2022

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $83,620 - $88,510 plus superannuation
Position No: 14764
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 May 2022
Contact Officer: Cameron Watling on or (02) 6205 1094

Details: ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is seeking applications from highly motivated and conscientious people to join the Detainee Services Unit as the Detainee Employment Officer (ASO5), at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC).

The Detainee Employment Officer will work in a dynamic, high paced team that delivers custody-based employment opportunities to detainees within the AMC.

In addition, the successful applicant will liaise directly with detainees at the AMC and contribute to the implementation, induction, facilitation, registration and overall management of AMC detainee employment, including managing the detainee work location register, waiting lists and weekly payroll.

Further to this, you will be required to provide written and verbal reports to a range of stakeholders and other bodies, as required.

To be successful, you will demonstrate strong administrative capability, have the ability to think and act in a busy operational environment and possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills necessary to build rapport with a diverse range of stakeholders.

This position may involve direct supervision of employment staff.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Eligible candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Check;
  • Applicants may be required to undertake psychological aptitude testing as part of the assessment process; and
  • This position requires a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People Check.

How to apply: To apply, applicants are required to submit two items:

  1. A one-to-two-page written response addressing the Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge, Behavioural Capabilities, having regard for the job requirements; and
  2. A current curriculum vitae with the names and contact details of two referees (one should be a current Supervisor/Manager). Please ensure you submit all required items. 

Applications should be submitted via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Job Closing Date

25 May, 2022