Industries Officer's undertake an essential role by supervising inmates in their work related activities within correctional centres. Industries Officers are trade or certificate qualified to work within and run Industries within a correctional centre. Industries are the areas where inmates work each day in order to gain skills, experience and qualifications that assists their ability to reintegrate successfully into the community upon their release.
The type of industries within correctional centres are diverse and include:
Like Correctional Officers, Industries Officers perform a role that is essential to keep a safe and just NSW. These roles are integral to the security of our correctional system and will be required to respond to situations or work in correctional officer roles from time to time. As such if you are successful for an Industries role you undertake the same assessments and training as a Correctional Officer.
If you are the type of person who is interested in supervising and interacting with people and teaching them about your skills in a trade or equivalent, has the maturity to be assertive while remaining level headed, fair and respectful and is resilient in challenging situations this may be the role for you.
Industries Officers are employed in temporary or ongoing roles within the Correctional Services NSW Division of the Department of Justice. Full training is provided before commencement in the role including placements in Correctional Centres. Primary Training is conducted over 11 weeks and is fully paid.
To be eligible you must:
For current vacancies go to iworkfor.nsw.gov.au.
All applications must be submitted through iworkfornsw.gov.au We offer roles all over NSW, and you can find all our current vacancies on that site.
For any further information please contact Department of Justice Recruitment on 1800 810 316.
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