Clerk Grade 3/4 Administration Officer (Ongoing), South Coast

Department of Communities and Justice
Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Administration & Office Support
Administrative Assistants
Full time
Posted 11d ago
Company description:

Department of Communities and Justice

Job description:

Clerk Grade 3/4 Administration Officer (Ongoing), South Coast Correctional Centre (CSNSW)


  • Ongoing Full Time
  • Career Opportunity – with potential for further career advancement
  • Base Salary ($74,117) pa plus superannuation and annual leave loading


About us

Corrective Services Industries (CSI) is an organisational unit of Corrective Services NSW which is a division of Department of Communities and Justice.  CSI operates over 100 business units, providing a hands-on, cost effective business solution achieving major commercial and social outcomes.


CSI contracts and partners with government and private industry to provide a range of manufactured products and services, assembly, food, printing and other service solutions. CSI also facilitates offender participation in work programs as part of a suite of offender programs and services which form an integrated program framework.


Offender work programs aim to provide a work readiness capability for inmates to enhance their opportunity to gain and retain employment upon release and to contribute to Corrective Services NSW mission of reducing reoffending. Additionally, the work programs have an important role in enabling inmates to provide reparation to the community. ​​



About the role

We are looking for a proactive and organised Administration Officer to provide administrative and support services to facilitate the operation of Corrective Services Industries at South Coast Correctional Centre. The Centre is located in South Nowra, approximately 168km south of Sydney and it houses male offenders with minimum, medium and maximum-security areas. 


As the Administration Officer, you will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Providing a range of support and administration services including records management, routine correspondence, meeting and event coordination
  • Collect and compile information to prepare documentation
  • Complete routine financial transactions and purchasing services, ensuring compliance with agency standards and procedures
  • Respond to enquiries, and escalate and redirect issues as required, to ensure the provision of accurate information
  • Update and maintain databases
  • Assist with identifying and streamlining busines processes
  • Provide Pronto training to local end users


Please click here to review the role description


Assignment to this role is subject to Criminal Records Check, and Capability Assessments.


About you

As a standout candidate you will have:

  • A proven understanding of commercial systems and applications
  • Organisational experience in a high production environment
  • Demonstrated experience in general office and administration duties
  • Above average skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge and proficient use of Pronto BMS or similar
  • Drive to advocate for the systems in place
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Essential requirements

  • Current NSW driver licence and preparedness to drive a vehicle while performing the role
  • It is an essential requirement of the role that successful applicants will have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 25 October 2021 and their second dose by 17 January 2022



How to apply

Simply click ‘apply’ to complete the application form

  1. Resume (maximum 3 pages)
  2. Cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description (please refer to the Role Description so that you can address the highlighted capabilities)


For application enquiries or technical issues, please contact Mariyah Hanif via email:


For more specific information about the role please contact Steven Foster via email:


Closing date: Thursday 4th November 2021, 11:59 pm


Talent Pools

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months. If a vacancy arises in your preferred location during this time, you may be contacted and asked to attend the location to meet the manager. From there a final decision will be made regarding whether to activate the talent pool. Offers are based on location preference, capabilities, knowledge and experience


Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit

We continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers and other diversity groups. If you require an adjustment within the recruitment process, please contact  and advise us of your preferred method of communication.


If you are looking for more information about workplace adjustments at DCJ, please visit our Careers site.

To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods. This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

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