Prison Officer - Programs | Melbourne - Western Metro

Prison Officer - Programs

Application Close Date: 24-Sep-2017
Melbourne - Western Metro
Prison Officers
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$51,806 - $66,527
Job Reference:
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About us

Located in Ravenhall within Melbourne's western suburbs, the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre is a 482 bed security facility for both sentenced and unsentenced female offenders.

About the role

Whilst maintaining the security & good order of the programs building, the role is responsible for coordinating prisoner appointments as well as stakeholder programs and services. The role schedules the delivery of programs appointments and is responsible for ensuring prisoners are well behaved within the programs area, controlling the numbers of prisoners within the waiting area and managing poor behaviour appropriately.

In addition, the role communicates programs appointments to the rest of the prison to ensure staff are aware of prisoner movements and assists in the coordination and smooth operation of various events.


Completion of the prison officer pre-service training is a mandatory requirement for this role. 

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

Please note this position operates on a Monday - Friday basis, dayshifts only. There are no penalty shifts as part of the roster and due to the operating hours of the position there are limited opportunities for overtime. 


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