Justice Officer - HR | Geelong

Justice Officer - HR

Application Close Date: 24-Sep-2017
Position Type:
Fixed term - full time
$49,216 - $63,201
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About us

The Barwon South West Region (BSWR) provides justice services from Justice Service Centres in Geelong and Warrnambool, and through reporting centres in Colac, Hamilton and Portland. The region has a prison precinct that currently includes two prisons, the maximum security HM Prison Barwon and medium security Marngoneet Correctional Centre. In addition to the custodial services provided at our prisons, Regional Justice Service Centres provide Community Correctional Services, Sheriff's Operations, Offender Behaviour Programs, Consumer Affairs, Births Deaths and Marriages, Dispute Settlement Centre, and Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee.

About the role

The Justice Officer is an entry-level position to a career in corporate services within the Department of Justice and Regulation. The Justice Officer, Human Resources provides a range of corporate support services, within the unique operational environment of a correctional facility. The role requires a strong focus on customer service, teamwork, integrity, accuracy, compliance and timeliness.

In this role, you will:

  • provide high quality services and perform all administrative functions pertaining to human resources and payroll for Barwon Prison and Marngoneet Corrections Centre, new prison Kareenga and other service program areas as required
  • enter all salary information, including hours worked in CHRIS21, Time Target 50 and conduct fortnightly reconciliations
  • design, implement and maintain applications pertaining to Staff Office and Personnel activities.

This position may require direct prisoner contact and may involve weekend and public holiday work, remunerated in accordance with the applicable provision of the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2016.

If this position is of interest, but you are only looking for Casual Work, we would be interested in hearing from you, as we also have casual shifts available.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • well developed computer literacy
  • sound knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations
  • demonstrated experience in CHRIS21 and/or other payroll systems.

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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