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Our staff come from all walks of life and are united by the rewarding, exciting and dynamic lifestyle of working in corrections. In this new centre, the roles below will work closely as a multi-disciplinary team to provide safe and secure services.
We are an inclusive organisation. We value and respect differences and the diversity of thought and experiences brought to our workforce culture. We encourage applicants representing all genders, cultural backgrounds, ages, languages, sexual orientations, family responsibilities and people with disability to apply.
We respect, protect and promote human rights in our decision-making and actions.
We invite and welcome applicants who identify with one or more Diversity Target Group as defined in Section 25 of the Public Sector Act 2022 and meet the eligibility and suitability requirements.
To be employed by QCS, you must be either:
an Australian citizen.
a permanent resident of Australia.
a New Zealand citizen who has entered Australia on a valid passport.
or a non-citizen with a valid visa which provides the right to work in Australia.
Please be aware some positions will require mandatory qualifications. Mandatory qualifications will always be listed in the role description. Criminal history checks are also undertaken on preferred applicants.
Careers in corrections offer great salaries and job security. For example, salaries for Custodial Correctional Officers range from $81,645 to $117,152, inclusive of allowances and superannuation. Other roles, such as administration and allied health are competitive and comparative to similar roles across the Queensland public sector.
To ensure a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible working arrangements including a condensed working week for some roles. Other working arrangements include casual, part time, purchased leave, as well as working from home for some positions. If relocation is required, you may be eligible for relocation funding and support.
We offer ongoing career development opportunities and training while working in corrections. Every staff member receives comprehensive onboarding and training specifically designed in accordance with evidence-based best practices.
If you are appointed to a custodial role, you will be paid to undertake training. You will be fully supported in a dynamic workplace, with the ability to complete a Certificate III, Certificate IV and Diploma in Corrections supported by Queensland Corrective Services.
Appointment to any role at Queensland Corrective Services is based on who is best suited for the role. We assess your eligibility and suitability for employment based on where you have worked and what you have done previously; and what knowledge, skills and attributes you can bring to the team and the role. This includes your diversity of lived experience, your personal qualities and your potential for development.