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
Karnet Prison Farm is a minimum-security prison located 75km south of Perth. Karnet Prison Farm functions as a pre-release centre that encourages its male offenders to be appropriately prepared for their return to the community as responsible citizens. The Farm, which covers an area of approximately four hundred hectares, comprises an abattoir, dairy, poultry and a market garden and supplies meat, milk, eggs, vegetables and fruit for use by other prisons.
The Industries Relief Officer will manage, organise and control all aspects of a various number of industries while relieving Vocational and Support Officers on leave. The officer will relieve in various positions including laundry, cleaning, canteen, stores, recreation and others as instructed by prison management.
The Industries Relief Officer will be responsible for the provision of productive work for prisoners and meeting training and production deadlines whilst maintaining the good order of the Prison.
Pre Appointment Requirements:
Please note the following additional pre-appointment requirements to comply with the Prisons Act and Regulations and applicable Departmental policy and procedures. A successful applicant must:
Complete the Employment Profile Assessment as determined by the DCS Recruitment Psychologist;
Possess a current ‘C’ class driver’s license and prepared to obtain a HR drivers license in work time, with all expenses being met by employee; 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 that highlights your suitability for this position in the context of the work-related requirements (selection criteria) contained in the Job Description Form- maximum 4 page. Please include details of two referees.
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.
The Department of Justice uses recruitment pools to build a bank of talent for future opportunities. When part of a pool you may be offered a permanent or temporary position, however an appointment is not guaranteed.
This pool will be open for a period of 12 months from the date of first appointment. Permanent and fixed-term full-time appointments may be offered as vacancies arise.
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 Claire Stephens, A/Business Manager on 9526 3239 for a confidential discussion.