Trainer - Custodial Operations

$90,099 - $103,117 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Education, Training, and Sports

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 25 May 2022

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $90,099 - $103,117 plus superannuation
Position No: 45143, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 09 May 2022
Contact Officer: Elise Brazel on or (02) 6207 4635

Details: ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is seeking applications from highly motivated and experienced people, to fill temporary positions as a Trainer, Custodial Operations (ASO6) within the Organisational Capability Unit (OCU).

The OCU is responsible for the co-ordination, design, delivery and administration of training and development activities, to provide all ACTCS employees with the knowledge and skills to perform their roles competently. The scope of the Unit extends from recruit training for Custodial and Community Corrections Officers, through to oversight of ongoing mandatory and specialist training including assessment and accreditation of relevant qualifications.

The successful applicant will support the OCU with delivery of Custodial Mandatory Training (CMT) and Custodial Recruit Training (CRT). You will be required to deliver operational training using a variety of methods including group, face to face, one on one coaching and on the job learning.

You will contribute to developing training materials to meet agreed training needs including manuals, checklists, workbooks and other resources to meet operational standards and benchmarks.

To be successful, you will demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to think and act in a busy environment, possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and administration skills and have a solid understanding of foundational skills required to undertake the duties of a Custodial Officer within the ACT.

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:

  • Custodial experience in a correctional facility is highly desirable.
  • Certificate III and Certificate IV in Correctional Practice (custodial specialisation) are highly desirable.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

Note: There are several temporary positions available from 20 June 2022, ranging from four to 12 months, with the possibility of permanency. A merit pool will be developed from this process to fill similar vacancies in the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit two items: (1) a supporting statement of no more than one page addressing the below points; (2) a current curriculum vitae with the names and contact details of two referees (one should be a current Supervisor/Manager).

  • What personal skills and attributes do you possess that will contribute to your success in the role?
  • Describe the passion you have for training and why you want to impart knowledge to your colleagues.
  • How will your experience in the correctional environment contribute to your delivery of training?

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

25 May, 2022