Operations Manager

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Western - Ararat
Reference: VG/6205_7257
Closing Date: 03-Jun-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 6205 & 7257 - Operations Manager, Corella Place - PD.doc (Word, 860KB)

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: James Bulger on (03) 4309 3973

Position Details

  • Leadership position in a complex, dynamic environment
  • Two ongoing, full time opportunities
  • Salary range $93,867 - $113,572 plus superannuation

Two exciting opportunities exist for Operations Managers on an ongoing basis at Corella Place.

Corella Place is a transitional accommodation facility that enhances the protection of the community by providing supported accommodation for high-risk and complex sex offenders when appropriate accommodation in the community is not available.

The Operations Manager is a senior manager who oversees day-to-day operations and provides support to the General Manager of Corella Place. This position manages the high level day-to-day operational needs of the facilities, contributing to the ongoing strategic planning, implementation and improvement of operations in a changing environment.

This position is also responsible for the performance management of Team Leaders and Specialist Case Workers (SCWs), both independently and in a team context, in a dynamic operational environment for which the incumbent will require superior leadership skills.

This position supervises and monitors offenders by using tact, sound judgment and practical problem solving skills based on best practice initiatives in line with the Good Lives Model of Offender Rehabilitation (GLM) and administer the Electronic Monitoring System.

This position will be required to have advanced skills in the management of high risk and/or high profile offenders and experience in motivating multi-disciplinary staff teams.  This position will suit a highly self-motivated, outcome and solutions focused individual; who can respond quickly to a changing operational environment.

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • advanced skills in the management of high risk and/or high profile offenders
  • experience in motivating multi-disciplinary staff teams
  • high level of self-motivation and be outcome and solutions focused
  • ability to respond quickly to a changing operational environment.

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

Applications for this role close midnight 3 June 2018.

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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