Projects Supervisor

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: Cog3
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/3331AUG
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,243 - $88,872
Job Duration: until 7 December 2019
Attachments: Position Description -3331 - Supervisor - Projects - Barwon Prison - COG 3.doc (Word, 955KB)

Contact: Andrew Redfearn on 0447 366 471

Position Details

About us

HM Prison Barwon is a maximum-security prison located 6km north-west of Lara, 20km from the centre of Geelong and about 70km from Melbourne, and is part of the Barwon South West Regional structure. It is Victoria's major maximum-security prison for sentenced male prisoners.  

About the role

As the Projects Supervisor, you will provide a critical operations function assisting with the delivery of allocated projects, ensuring that prison policies and procedures are followed. The role will involve you working across multiple projects and will provide a critical interface between prison management and the Built Environment and Business Sustainability (BEBS) department.

In the role, you will:

  • oversee, lead and manage staff in relation to all capital works and related projects
  • ensure the successful delivery of all required works, projects and specialist functions
  • participate in continuous improvement and solution implementations to address local issues and problems
  • manage performance, coach and develop staff in OH&S and other training requirements
  • identify operational and service delivery deficiencies and implement strategic solutions.

It is a requirement of this position to work weekends and public holidays, which will be remunerated in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Determination.

Please note this is a fixed term opportunity until 7 December, 2019.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • knowledge of risk management practices and their application in the corrections setting
  • an understanding of the Corrections Act 1986 and Corrections Regulations 2009 as well as the issues facing Corrections Victoria
  • leadership, maturity, sound judgement and confidence in decision making, with developed capabilities to coach, mentor and motivate staff
  • highly developed communication, negotiation and problem solving skills.

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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