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
This position develops, coordinates and implements contemporary practices and procedures for Occupational Safety and Health in accordance with legislation, conditions and standards required by the Department and Worksafe WA. The role will be responsible for ensuring on site OSH compliance by staff, prisoners and contractors and will identify and carry out risk management assessments within the prison as required.
The position directs, controls and administers prison industries and prisoner employment functions at Bunbury Regional Prison to ensure consistency with legislative requirements and Departmental policies.
To be successful in this role, you will:
- Conduct appraisals of Industrial Officers in accordance with the Department’s Performance Appraisal process.
- Contribute to the development of strategic, operational and business plans for Bunbury Regional Prison.
- Continuously improve services provided by the Prison, including ongoing evaluation of opportunities to utilise financial and physical resources more efficiently and seek opportunities for service and productivity improvements through effective change strategies.
- Ensure that operational, health and welfare standards are met in the prison industry.
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 addressing the following essential work-related requirements (role specific criteria) in no more than two (2) pages:
- Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act and associated legislation
- Experience in the management, development and delivery of OSH or risk management programs
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Planning, organising and policy development 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.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.
Equity and Diversity
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 Kerri Bishop, Superintendent on 9795 2101 for a confidential discussion.