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
Boronia Pre-release Centre for Women adopts a forward looking model of imprisonment that recognizes the diverse needs of women in prison. This model is based on the principle that, while imprisonment serves as a punishment for crime, it also provides an opportunity to maximize each woman’s potential to positively, confidently and safely reintegrate with their families and communities following release.
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to provide a professional, courteous and efficient customer service to our clients.
The successful applicant will be required to:
- Operate the Centre’s switchboard & provide an effective and professional reception service
- Maintain the Centre’s Occurrence Book entries
- Receive and distribute the Centre’s incoming mail and record outgoing mail
- Receive revenue and disburse expenditure in accordance with correct banking procedures
- Maintain and reconcile the Centre’s petty cash advance
- Undertake duties pertaining to prisoners private cash and gratuities and the prisoner phone system
- Assist with the debtor administration function
A C Class Drivers License is a requirement for this position.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills, knowledge and experience as it relates to the role specific responsibilities outlined in the Job Description Form and to Boronia Pre-release Centre for Women:
- Shapes and Manages Strategy
- Achieve Results
- Build Productive Relationships
- Exemplifies Personal Integrity and Self-Awareness
- Communicates and Influences Effectively
- Work in a manner that supports the effective management and reintegration of female prisoners.
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 in 12pt Times New Roman and no more than 2 A4 pages addressing all the essential 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 Kymberley McKay, Superintendent on 9212 3500 for a confidential discussion.