This vacancy is for a fixed term 6 month contract with the possibility of extension and/or permanency subject to business needs.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focussed organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
The Canteen Officer will supervise and provide productive work for prisoners employed in both the male and female Canteen/Supermarket and be responsible for instructing offenders on canteen procedures and be responsible for the sale of goods to prisoners, identify trends in purchasing and reporting this information to Senior Management.
The Canteen Officer will order and maintain stock levels for canteen and supermarket purchases operate within a budget set by the Business Manager and carry out stock-take and produce a trading account with profit and loss statement for the Business Manager.
Applicants will be required to meet the following pre-appointment requirements:
- Complete the Employment Profile Assessment as determined by the DCS Recruitment Psychologist;
- Receive a clearance through a National Criminal History check and the Departmental integrity assessment;
- Possess a current ‘C’ class motor vehicle driver’s license;
- Possess a valid Senior First Aid qualification (or equivalent) received from an accredited training provider; and
- Be willing to undertake training applicable to the role through the Department’s Training Academy.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement no more than 2 A4 pages addressing the following essential work-related requirements (selection criteria):
- Retail Management Experience
- Record Keeping
- Team Work and Supervision
- Computer Skills
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunities legislation.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Sarah Collins, Resource Coordinator on 08 9161 6012 for a confidential discussion.