Grounds and Gardens Officer | North East - Indigo

Grounds and Gardens Officer

Application Close Date: 24-Sep-2017
North East - Indigo
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$51,806 - $66,527
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About us

Beechworth Correctional Centre is a minimum security prison for men, with a focus on preparing offenders for their release back into the community.

About the role

As the Grounds and Gardens Officer, you will maintain security and control prisoner movement through surveillance and the operation of all security equipment including: prisoner reception and discharge; escorts (prisoners, visitors and contractors); and all prescribed search and security procedures. You will also ensure equipment is maintained in good working order, maintain general cleanliness of the work site, and ensure that proper directions are given to prisoners concerning industrial health and safety.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • relevant expereince in ground keeping
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • the ability to clarify and defuse conflict situations and provide solutions.

The successful applicant will be required to complete Prison Officer training.

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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