Operations Manager

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: Cog4
Work Location: North East - Tatura
Reference: VG/6082_3188
Closing Date: 06-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $90,820 - $110,816
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 6082 3188 Operations Manager Dhurringile - PD (Nov 2018) .docx (Word, 125KB)

Contact: Colin Thompson
(03) 5824 8811

Position Details

  • Exciting leadership opportunities available in a correctional setting
  • 2 x full time, ongoing roles based in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria
  • Earn between $90,820–$110,816 plus super plus on-call allowances

Corrections Victoria (CV) is a business unit of the Department of Justice and Regulation, and is responsible for the management of prisons and community correctional services in Victoria.

CV is currently seeking two ongoing Operations Managers in the Hume region of Victoria. The region has two minimum-security prisons, Dhurringile Prison and the Beechworth Correctional Centre. These positions will be based at Dhurringile Prison.

Reporting to the General Manager of H.M. Prison Dhurringile, the Operations Managers are responsible for directing high-level, day-to-day operational needs of the prison, and contributing to strategic planning, implementation and service improvements of the facility.

The Operations Manager is part of the prison leadership team and is expected to model the Department's Values and Behaviours to the highest standards. In this capacity, you will oversee all aspects of prisoner and staff management ensuring compliance to policies and procedures. A key focus will be on managing complex and challenging prisoner portfolios, including management and acute needs of prisoners. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of new policies and procedures and organisational initiatives. In addition, you will be managing a number of direct reports and liaising with multiple stakeholders, ensuring service delivery outcomes are achieved across the prison.

An outcome and solutions focused position, this role will suit a highly motivated individual who is keen to make a difference and is committed to fostering a collaborative environment supporting change, continuous improvement and enhanced service delivery. As our ideal candidate, you will demonstrate experience in areas relevant to correctional delivery, management of staff and offender management. 

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description attached.

Applications close: Sunday, 6 January 2019


Considering relocating to Shepparton, in the Hume region? 

  • Shepparton is a two hours' drive from Melbourne and set within the 'Food Bowl of Australia'. It is a multicultural town with gorgeous weather, affordable and varied housing and abundant shopping including local and major retailers.
  • Shepparton and the surrounding areas are able to offer you a relaxing lifestyle with outstanding leisure choices including a variety of sporting activities, fishing, watersports and other outdoor pursuits.
  • The Hume region, with its large array of lifestyle benefits, is an ideal location for those looking for a challenging, rewarding and varied career.

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