NSW Government Department of Communities and Justice

Manager of Industries – Level 2 / 5D

Lithgow Correctional Centre

Location –
Lithgow Correctional Centre

Employment Type – Ongoing, Full Time

Salary – $ 140,114 pa + Superannuation + Annual Leave Loading

Your Role

We are currently seeking an experienced Manager that is a logical and strategic thinker with extensive people and business management experience. In this role you will be responsible for running at team of officers and inmates to undertake the Facilities Maintenance operation for the correctional centre while providing oversight and guidance to staff and inmates.

As part of this role, you will need to maintain strong relationships between senior managers across Department of Communities & Justice and external stakeholders. You will also be trade qualified in any of the following fields: Construction, Electrical, Plumbing, Engineering or related as well as hold managerial qualifications.

The role requires:

  • Providing leadership and direction to support and coordinate the development of inmate programs and to ensure all CSI operational objectives are being met
  • Deliver strong technical and management advice on business issues including procurement and contract management
  • Manage inmate employment, education and vocational training, ensuring output and outcomes are being met inline with CSI Business Plan
  • Strong time management and computer skills
  • Experience working in a high-pressure environment and managing to deliver key business objectives within set timeframes
  • Experience in managing budgets of the work area and taking responsibility to ensure that resources are effectively allocated while meeting the operational objectives
  • Experience in managing a facilities maintenance operation.

What we’re looking for

As a standout candidate you will have:

  • Relevant trade experience
  • Management experience with staff and business needs
  • The successful candidate will be paid to undertake Primary Training for Certificate III in Correctional Practice

Download the role description.

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant trade and tertiary qualifications with demonstrated management experience.
  • Sound understanding / experience in Facilities Management.
  • Knowledge of Business Management Systems (eg Pronto, SAP, QMS)
  • Current Certificate III in Correctional Practice or capacity to complete within specified timeframes
  • Current NSW Driver Licence and preparedness to drive to locations as required
  • General understanding of capabilities around the use of computers and electronic platforms to access relevant departmental programmes and applications

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We focus on hiring people who share our commitment and goals of inclusion, collaboration, adaptability, courage and integrity. If you meet the essential requirements and the role resonates with you, please apply, you do not need to meet every desired requirement for us to want to talk to you.

What We Offer

We offer a variety of benefits, including:

  • A challenging and rewarding career
  • Flexible, autonomous work environment
  • Competitive pay and conditions
  • Training and development opportunities to build and maintain capabilities
  • Health & Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programs.

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We do work that really matters

Working for the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) provides lots of opportunities to make a real difference. We collaborate with other agencies and community partners, to improve lives and realise the potential of children, adults, families and communities. We’re focused on breaking, rather than managing, disadvantage. It’s work that really matters.

Apply now and join Australia’s top public sector employer where we will support you and provide an exciting and flexible working environment!

Are you ready to join us?

Applications close
11:59pm, Wednesday 6th March 2024

Got a question?

For more information about the role or what it’s like to work for DCJ, please contact the hiring manager Andrew Jarrett via Andrew.jarrett@dcj.nsw.gov.au

If you’ve got a question about applying or would benefit from an adjustment in the recruitment process to help you perform at your best, please contact Jessica Saliba via Jessica.Saliba@dcj.nsw.gov.au

Visit Recruitment adjustments on the DCJ website to learn more.

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 LGBTIQ+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers and other diversity groups.

To find out what DCJ are doing to build an inclusive and diverse workforce, visit Inclusion and diversity on the DCJ website.

Other Information

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

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