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 Assistant Superintendent, Custodial Operations is responsible for taking a lead role in providing professional advice and undertaking complex research and critical analysis in relation to the delivery of custodial operations in Western Australian prisons.
The position also provides all-encompassing guidance to executive and senior staff and acts as a positive change agent for driving continuous improvement and reform.
The suitable applicant will have knowledge and understanding of policies, practices and procedures applying to prisoner management and custodial operations and services. These will have preferably been demonstrated through experience as a prison officer or in an operational prison environment.
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 Job-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 addressing all the Job related requirements (selection criteria) contained in the Job Description Form.
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 and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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 Andrew Hughes, Superintendent - Administration on 9264 9592 for a confidential discussion.