Custodial Supervisor | Melbourne - Western Metro

Custodial Supervisor

Application Close Date: 27-Sep-2017
Melbourne - Western Metro
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$79,634 - $86,052
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About us

The Metropolitan Remand Centre is a 954 bed maximum-security facility for unsentenced male offenders located within the West Metropolitan Region, Department of Justice and Regulation.

About the role

As the Custodial Supervisor you will be responsible for the management of a unit or the delivery of a specific function and may be required to be the officer in charge at the prison. The role requires leadership, maturity, sound judgement and confidence in decision making, with developed capabilities to coach, mentor and motivate staff.  With highly developed communication and negotiation and problem solving skills, you will lead and manage staff to achieve program and service outcomes in a multidisciplinary team and rehabilitative environment.

This multifaceted role encompasses human resource management, including Performance Management, coaching and developing staff, OH&S requirements, E.E.O. legislation responsibilities, staff employment and training requirements and budget monitoring.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Prison Officer Pre-service Training
  • the ability to effectively use departmental computer systems for basic word processing, email, appointment scheduling, internet and intranet functions
  • good knowledge of OH&S Policy and Procedures
  • sound understanding of current Policy and Procedures and statutory requirements.

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.

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