Justice Officer - Records and Property

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/8398DEC
Closing Date: 18-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $50,828 - $65,272
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 8398 - Justice Officer - Records and Property - PD.docx (Word, 123KB)

Contact: Joy McDonald on (03) 9217 8402

Position Details

About us

The Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC) is a 540 bed medium- to maximum-security facility for female offenders located within the North West Metropolitan Area, Department of Justice.

About the role

The Justice Officer – Records and Property works across the prisoner property area and the records area of the prison, and may be rotated between them. It involves the handling, processing, storage and retrieval of prisoner property and providing advice to prisoners and other stakeholders on legislation and/or policy regarding appropriate property.

The records area is responsible for processing new prisoners into the prison and the release of existing prisoners to freedom or for court appearances. In this role, you will:

  • Perform all administrative functions pertaining to the records and property at the DPFC
  • Maintain accurate data of prisoner property and transfer of property to other prisons and undertake accurate investigations of prisoner property claims in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate records of prisoner records information and provide routine information and advice to staff, management, clients and stakeholders.

This position will require direct prisoner contact and will involve weekend and public holiday work.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Well-developed computer literacy
  • Good knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulation
  • A good understanding of the importance of maintaining accurate records and associated legal implications of documents handed down by the courts.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on 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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