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We’re proud to be an employer of choice for more than 5,000 Queenslanders protecting communities across the state.

Queensland Corrective Services manages approximately 29,000 of the most challenging and complex people in our community.

We operate 11 high security and six low security correctional centres, 13 work camps, 36 district offices and more than 150 reporting locations throughout the state.

For more information about joining QCS, call our recruitment team on 07 3565 7252 or email QCSRecruitment@corrections.qld.gov.au.

See our current vacancies here

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We’re expanding our Organisational Capability Division to support our operational capacity.

The Organisational Capability Division for QCS is responsible for providing a wide range of support services to facilitate effective and efficient delivery of corrective services. The Division is undergoing a transformative journey to re-shape its services delivery approach and ensure it is positioned appropriately to support the organisation in delivering its strategic goals. Thus ensuring effective governance, risk management, assurance, compliance and performance across each functional area.

Applications are open: Investigations Group

The Professional Standards and Governance Command (PSGC) are recruiting to the Investigations Group, providing a unique opportunity to join this Command in a green-fields phase. With immediate permanent opportunities across the team there is no better time to look at joining this Command:


Senior Investigators

Team Leader – Investigations Group

Manager – Investigations Group

Learn more about our Professional Standards and Governance Command (PSGC) and the application process here.

QCS is committed to operate with the highest standard of workplace conduct, with the Professional Standards and Governance Command (PSGC) tasked to deliver this. The purpose of PSGC is to build, drive and maintain a mature and corruption resistant culture that promotes disciplined ethical behaviour and professional practice through deterrence, education and systems improvements.

The PSGC comprises of:

  • Ethical Standards Group
  • Intelligence Anti-Corruption Group
  • Complaints Assessment Group
  • Investigations Group
  • Ethical Practice and Training Group
  • Discipline Advisory Group
  • Audit and Assurance Group

Application Process

  1. Application form

Carefully review the job advertisement and determine if it is the right role for you. Then complete a short online application form.

  1. Phone call

Your application will be reviewed against the requirements of the role and if successful, you will receive a phone call from one of our recruitment consultants to welcome you to the selection process for this role. This should take approximately 10-15 minutes.

  1. Psychometric assessment

If you progress, you will then be invited to complete an abstract reasoning assessment and a personality assessment. This should take about 45 minutes and can be completed online.

If you have a disability and require any adjustments, you can discuss your requirements with one of our recruitment consultants or nominated contact person at any stage of the process by contacting us on email at QCSProfessionalStandardsJobs@hudson.com.

  1. Consultant interview

If you progress, you will be offered a time to interview face to face with a recruitment consultant at Hudson’s Brisbane office. These interviews will enable you to ask many more questions about the roles and assess your fit for the Command.

  1. Panel interview

The final formal stage of this process is a panel interview which requires you to attend a face-to-face interview with QCS, Government and Hudson representatives.

  1. Reference Checks

You will be required to provide references from two of your most recent positions. These will need to be your manager and cannot be colleagues or character-based references. If you have only had one previous role, we will accept two references for the same position.

  1. Offer

Congratulations! You have passed the selection process, you will receive an offer and formalise start dates, etc.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us:


Levina Poon

(07) 3258 8456


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