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Correctional Manager, Centre Services

Queensland Corrective Services - South Townsville, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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The Correctional Manager, Centre Services will manage and coordinate a range of security and operational support functions and oversee the electronic, static and dynamic security operations of a correctional centre.
Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Flexible-full-time
Location: Townsville region
Yearly Salary: $109757 - $117532
Contact Name: Bradley Jones
Contact Number: Ph: (07) 4430 5401
Closing Date: 10-JUN-21

In this role you will:

- Manage the workload and work practices of staff consistent with the Agency's diversity and EEO policies.

- Supervise, motivate, encourage and coach staff, appraise performance and provide feedback for staff.

- Ensure staff are equipped with skills and resources to effectively undertake their duties and development and implementation of a skilled and responsive workforce.

- Ensure that training and development opportunities are provided to staff.

- Maintain knowledge of legislation, policies and procedures relevant to managing staff.

- Contribute to the knowledge base of the team.

- Participate as an effective member of the Centre's Management Team in the development, promotion, and implementation of Queensland Corrections' strategic direction and the centre's operational plan.

- Participate as an effective member of the Centre's Management Team in the management of on-call situations.

- Develop and maintain operating procedures in respect of static and electronic security systems and functions.

- Develop and regularly review procedures, contingency plans, search matrices and maintain a range of authorised weapons and emergency response equipment, including training in the use of such equipment.

- Ensure the operation and evaluation of all surveillance equipment and facilities and ensure maintenance is conducted in accordance with operational standards and prescribed manufacturer's instructions.

- Liaise with corrections staff, security services in other institutions, relevant Government and other external authorities and community groups in relation to the maintenance of security for the centre.

- Promote and support human resources and industrial relations processes and policies.

- Ensure rostering practices are effective and compliant with relevant awards and policies.

- Contribute to the preparation and implementation of the centre's workforce plan.

- Implement systems to ensure compliance with Agency procedures and processes for human resource management.

- Ensure workloads and work practices of staff contribute to effectiveness of the centre.

- Maintain knowledge of contemporary management practices.

- Monitor and coordinate functions including visits, offender escorts, special escorts, industry security, reception store, dog squad, perimeter security and the centre's armoury.

- Facilitate the allocation of equipment and resources to deliver services.

- Ensure the effective delivery of training to develop staff competence in all aspects of centre services.

- Ensure resources and work environments are properly maintained and meet operational and WH&S requirements.

Qualifications, professional registration, conditions and other requirements

There are no mandatory qualifications for this position however formal qualifications in business (or a related discipline) would be highly regarded.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference Number: QLD/374407/21

Closing Date: Thursday, 10 June 2021This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

South Townsville, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency


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