Industry Officer, Middleton | North West - Loddon

Industry Officer, Middleton

Application Close Date: 21-Jun-2018
North West - Loddon
Prison Officers
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$69,172 - $79,545
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Two great opportunities now exist for motivated individuals to join our team at Middleton - Loddon Prison Precinct.

About us

Middleton is a restricted-minimum rated men's prison located within the Loddon Prison Precinct. Prisoners at Middleton live in self-catered, cottage style accommodation where they are responsible for cooking their own meals.

At the precinct there are a variety of Industries in which the prisoners work to meet commercial production targets and customer expectations.

About the role

As a Prison Industry Officer, your initial focus will be on the management and delivery of the food packaging and warehousing industry, under the guidance of a Prison Industry Supervisor. You may be required to move industries across the precinct, so adaptability is essential.

In the role, you will:

  • lead and manage prisoners in the industry areas to ensure the safety and security of prisoners, staff and visitors
  • monitor and achieve targets in a complex trade or industrial environment including other administrative tasks related to financial budgets, materials and supplier's records and accounts, while maintaining work production schedules
  • liaise with internal staff and external stakeholders and provide analytical and informed contributions to develop and deliver programs and processes
  • train and instruct prisoners in positive work habits and ensure implementation of safe practices in the work place
  • supervise prisoners within an industry environment with detailed attention to prisoner operating plant or equipment and ensure that adherence to compliance codes and the OH&S Act.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • qualifications or relevant experience in a food based industry and warehousing and logistics
  • good computer skills and satisfactory working knowledge of OH&S policy
  • highly developed communication, negotiation and problem solving skills, with the ability to work collaboratively to achieve work plans and goals
  • leadership, maturity, sound judgement, confidence in decision making, with developed capabilities to coach, mentor and motivate prisoners.

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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