Senior Industry Officer

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: Cog2B
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/_6603
Closing Date: 03-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $66,978 - $77,021
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description 6603 Senior Industry Officer.doc (Word, 861KB)
Job Specification

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

Contact: Tom Bullock - Industry Supervisor
(03) 5282 0632

Position Details

About us

Located in Lara, a short drive from Geelong and Melbourne's western suburbs, Marngoneet Correctional Centre is a medium-security facility for male prisoners which offers a variety of rehabilitation programs designed to reduce offenders' chances of re-offending.

About the role

As the Senior Industry Officer, you will play a significant and important role in training and assessing prisoners in relevant accredited trade skills units according to the specific work environment.  This involves liaison with internal staff and external stakeholders to make informed contributions to the development and delivery of programs and processes. This will also include daily computer data input as part of monitoring, recording and managing industry production processes.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • demonstrated maturity, sound judgement and confidence in decision making, with capabilities to coach, mentor and motivate prisoners to achieve training program and industry production outcomes in a multidisciplinary team and rehabilitative environment
  • a proven ability to work as part of a team to monitor and achieve targets in a complex trade or industrial environment, including management of financial budgets, materials and suppliers' records and accounts, while maintaining work production schedules
  • excellent problem solving and stakeholder management 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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