This vacancy is for a fixed term duration of 9 months with the possibility of permanency.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused 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 Community Work Officer (CWO) works with designated adult offenders subject to community work obligations of Orders issued by the sentencing and releasing authorities. The CWO works with the aim of ensuring that the offenders in their care satisfy the requirements of their community work obligations according to legislation and Departmental policy through providing reparation to the community, and by giving offenders an opportunity to develop new skills and thus contribute to their rehabilitation.
Applicants must possess a current C Class Drivers Licence.
Please see the attached JDF for more information about the Role and Specific Responsibilities of this position.
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 resume including the contact details of two recent work referees and a 2 page statement outlining in broad terms your suitability for the role. Please do not provide a statement against each of the role specific requirements and criteria.
Any remaining work related requirements as listed in the JDF may be assessed as some stage during the selection process.
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.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Sarah Turner, Manager on (08) 9264 9300 for a confidential discussion.