Timber Industry Supervisor | Western - Ararat

Timber Industry Supervisor

Application Close Date: 19-Aug-2018
Western - Ararat
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$82,243 - $88,872
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About us

Hopkins Correction Centre is a medium security facility for prisoners with protection requirements, including a number of sex offenders and some remand prisoners. The prison is located 200 kilometres west of Melbourne in the Grampians region.

The prison consists of a number of industries which are required to commercially deliver a variety of products.

About the role

As the Timber Industry Officer, you will responsible for overseeing the provision of the timber industry and identify operational and services delivery deficiencies and develop and implement strategic solutions. In the role, you will:

  • lead and manage industry staff and prisoners to achieve program and service outcomes in a multidisciplinary team and rehabilitative environment
  • coordinate and supervise of a range of activities ensuring compliance with relevant OH&S requirements and other relevant policies and procedures
  • coordinate resources required to facilitate services expectations of the timber industry
  • prepare reports and statistical data as required.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • an appropriate trade qualification and/or demonstrated experience in the timber or equivalent field
  • certificate IV in Training and Assessment (highly desirable)
  • leadership, maturity, sound judgement and confidence in decision making, with developed capabilities to coach, mentor and motivate staff and prisoners
  • highly developed communication and negotiation skills.

The successful applicant will be required to complete Prison Officer Pre Service Training on commencement if not previously completed.

A Pre-employment health assessment will be required for external candidates and non-custodial staff.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on 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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