Stores Officer | Western - Ararat

Stores Officer

Application Close Date: 24-Jun-2018
Western - Ararat
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$50,077 - $64,307
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We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Finance & Stores team at Hopkins Correctional Centre in Ararat.

About us

Hopkins Correctional Centre, located in Ararat, is a male medium security facility, focused on preparing prisoners for their transition back into the community.

About the role

As a Stores Officer, you will be responsible for undertaking a range of stores, procurement, and prisoner shop duties including data entry, stock control, accounts processing and related administration tasks.

In the role, you will:

  • assist in serving prisoners in the prisoner shop, organising and maintaining special spends, and updating prisoner records on appropriate systems
  • prepare stock estimates, obtain quotes, and organise purchases to maintain stock levels for the Prisoner's Shop
  • undertake regular stock-takes, maintain accurate records and maintain the shop in good order
  • undertake regular deliveries of stock items across the prison
  • liaise with customers, administrators, and prison staff on relevant issues
  • ensure compliance with procedures and practices and identify opportunities for process improvement.

Please note that this position will require direct prisoner contact.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, contribute and share your knowledge with colleagues
  • outstanding computer skills and the ability to utilise systems to track, monitor and records data and have some exposure to electronic purchasing systems and accounts processing
  • some exposure to a warehousing and/or shop environment and relevant OH&S procedures (including safe manual handling)
  • administrative experience delivering a high level of accuracy and compliance, whilst working as part of a team to meet fast paced deadlines.

If you believe you can add value to this role and would like to join a secure and stable working environment please submit your application, ensuring you complete the two questions.

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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