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Correctional Supervisor - Dog Unit

Advertiser: Serco Asia Pacific3 out of 53.0 overall rating (450 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Aug 2019
Location
Coffs Harbour & North Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Police & Corrections

Correctional Supervisor - Dog Unit

Job Summary
This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for an experienced Dog Handler Correctional Supervisor. As the first hires for the state-of-the-art Clarence Correctional Centre in Grafton, you’ll get to use your skills and experience as we expand our workforce ready for commencing operations in July 2020.

The Clarence Correctional Centre is due to open in mid-2020, with a 1700 bed facility, making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20 year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations.

About you
We are looking for an experienced Dog Handler, in a Correctional or law enforcement environment who demonstrate a passion for their discipline and interested in a rewarding career that really matters. Your proven ability to work and create a culture of openness, trust and transparency coupled with your focus on living and instilling our values, while promoting equality and removing barriers to diversity will ensure you succeed in this role. Our team help build safer communities through the delivery of rehabilitation and reintegration programs which make a positive difference to the lives of those in our care, their families, and the community.

About the opportunity
In your position of Correctional Supervisor, Dog Handler, you will participate in the delivery of specialist services to enhance the security of the Clarence Correctional Centre. This role is key to the on-going success of the centre and are part of our front-line leadership group. You will be responsible for maintaining strict control of all issued security equipment and enforce the Clarence Correctional Centre Dog Strategy by detecting and deterring trafficking of drugs and contraband undertaking patrols and providing immediate response in emergency situations. In your role you will manage the health, welfare, safe kennelling and control of any dog owned by Serco maintaining strict control of these corrective service dogs at all times.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a strong operational understanding of a correctional or law enforcement environment
  • Undertake the Dog Handler Training Program (14 weeks)
  • Become accredited as a Serco/Corrective Services Dog Handler
  • Have demonstrated custodial experience and hold your Certificate III Correctional Practice (CSC30115)
  • Ideally hold your Certificate IV in Correctional Practice, however this is not a mandatory requirement
  • Embody Serco’s values and committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where you lead by example
  • Have a proven ability in report writing, handling sensitive information and computer literacy
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal skills
  • Maintain a high level of integrity

About Grafton
Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6 hour's drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your back drop. With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, and with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.

About Us
At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal - to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a range of backgrounds.

Interested to be part of our brand new team?
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be part of this exciting new opportunity, click the Apply Now Button.

Serco seeks and celebrates diversity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

To find out more about us visit www.graftonserco.com.au

Job Summary
This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for an experienced Dog Handler Correctional Supervisor. As the first hires for the state-of-the-art Clarence Correctional Centre in Grafton, you’ll get to use your skills and experience as we expand our workforce ready for commencing operations in July 2020.

The Clarence Correctional Centre is due to open in mid-2020, with a 1700 bed facility, making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20 year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations.

About you
We are looking for an experienced Dog Handler, in a Correctional or law enforcement environment who demonstrate a passion for their discipline and interested in a rewarding career that really matters. Your proven ability to work and create a culture of openness, trust and transparency coupled with your focus on living and instilling our values, while promoting equality and removing barriers to diversity will ensure you succeed in this role. Our team help build safer communities through the delivery of rehabilitation and reintegration programs which make a positive difference to the lives of those in our care, their families, and the community.

About the opportunity
In your position of Correctional Supervisor, Dog Handler, you will participate in the delivery of specialist services to enhance the security of the Clarence Correctional Centre. This role is key to the on-going success of the centre and are part of our front-line leadership group. You will be responsible for maintaining strict control of all issued security equipment and enforce the Clarence Correctional Centre Dog Strategy by detecting and deterring trafficking of drugs and contraband undertaking patrols and providing immediate response in emergency situations. In your role you will manage the health, welfare, safe kennelling and control of any dog owned by Serco maintaining strict control of these corrective service dogs at all times.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a strong operational understanding of a correctional or law enforcement environment
  • Undertake the Dog Handler Training Program (14 weeks)
  • Become accredited as a Serco/Corrective Services Dog Handler
  • Have demonstrated custodial experience and hold your Certificate III Correctional Practice (CSC30115)
  • Ideally hold your Certificate IV in Correctional Practice, however this is not a mandatory requirement
  • Embody Serco’s values and committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where you lead by example
  • Have a proven ability in report writing, handling sensitive information and computer literacy
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal skills
  • Maintain a high level of integrity

About Grafton
Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6 hour's drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your back drop. With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, and with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.

About Us
At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal - to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a range of backgrounds.

Interested to be part of our brand new team?
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be part of this exciting new opportunity, click the Apply Now Button.

Serco seeks and celebrates diversity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

To find out more about us visit www.graftonserco.com.au

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